Memorial Day in the Ozarks

Memorial Day is the traditional kick-off to Summer with warm weather, a long weekend and every excuse in the world to indulge in some good ‘ol American BBQ. But really, it’s much more than that. It would do us all good to take a few minutes and remember what Memorial Day is all about. The […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone among us who hasn’t experienced a feeling of hopelessness. Being sad is one thing; feeling as if your world is beyond repair is something entirely different. May is National Mental Health Month. The observance started as Mental Health awareness week in 1949, decades after one man’s struggle with manic […]

Mouthwatering Authentic Mexican Restaurants

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, the observance marks the anniversary of Mexico’s 1862 military victory over the French forces led by Napoleon III. According to people in the Ozarks, however, Cinco de Mayo is the unofficial start to summer where we trade the frozen winter for a frozen […]

Plant, Plant… Bloom!

When spring rolls around, we all develop at least a fleeing desire for a green thumb. We can’t help but appreciate the beauty of Dogwoods, Redbuds, Azaleas, and charming waves of Creeping Phlox that make a home’s curb appeal really sing. From the first glance at the stunning Tulip beds at Evangel University to the […]

Farmers Markets in the Ozarks

Going to a farmers market is an experience every Ozarkian should have. Vendors are local and offer a variety of local products from home-grown produce to baked goods to artisan crafts. What used to be a staple of early Saturday mornings in spring and summer now has a variety of hours; some are open on […]

The New

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Queen City Shout

For one week every spring, music pours from bars, restaurants, and storefronts all over the Ozarks. Make no mistake, we have a vibrant music scene all year. But there’s one week where the music is concentrated, celebrated, and elevated. It’s a days-long homage to energy and creativity where local acts play, then turn the stage […]

March Happenings

They say March comes “in like a lion, out like a lamb.” If the current forecast is anywhere near accurate, the old folklore may not be wrong. We’re looking at some possible rain and snow for the next two weeks, then sunny days warming up the rest of the month. That’s an outlook many of […]

Romantic Desserts (almost) All Year Long

Valentine’s Day is blissful for some and melancholy for others. Either way, it’s an excuse to throw calorie counting out the window and indulge in a night out, complete with a sinful dessert. Chefs sometimes pull out all the stops for a special menu and one-day-only after-dinner treats. The deal is though, there are plenty […]