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11 Local Boutiques To Shop Around in Springfield

All it takes to make your home and wardrobe a bit extra is one trip to any of these sophisticated local retailers. Women’s Clothing Modern Society Apparel 2652 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield This selection of contemporary women’s clothing offers beautiful pieces to fit your style and makes going…

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Downtown Springfield: Then & Now

Downtown Springfield is an energetic part of the city filled with restaurants, retailers, attractions, entertainment venues, galleries and more. “It’s gone through an astounding evolution from what it was in the 1950s and ‘60s,” said John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the…

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Exploring Rountree Neighborhood

When I was a college student, I would sometimes drive around Springfield’s Rountree neighborhood and daydream about living there. Near downtown and Missouri State University’s campus, this historic neighborhood is filled with charming bungalows and tree-lined sidewalks perfect for strolling. Now…

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The Magic of C-Street

There’s a kind of magic on Historic Commercial Street (affectionately known as C-Street) that you just can’t find anywhere else in Springfield. Maybe it’s the variety of beautiful architecture from bygone eras, the bevy of dining options or the vintage and artisanal shopping. Perhaps it’s the live…

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10+ Local Gift Ideas For Kids

Whether you're looking for a holiday gift, birthday present or something just because, check out this local gift guide with ideas that will bring joy and delight to the little ones this season. For The Wild Imaginations: Itty Bitty City & Where The Wild Things Play Photography courtesy of Where The…

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