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Spend Time With Your Special Someone in Cape Girardeau

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Spending time with your special someone is so simple with a weekend away in Cape Girardeau devoted to just the two of you. Where to Stay Check into a hotel with all the amenities, or try something new with a night at a bed and breakfast!  Cape Girardeau has several unattended bed & breakfast properties if you’re looking for truly …

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Missouri Eats: Main & Mill Brewing Co.

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In his hometown of Festus, Missouri, brewing aficionado Denny Foster partnered with his father, Barry, to open up the first commercial brewery in Jefferson County in more than 120 years. Main & Mill Brewing Co., named for the renovated building’s intersection on the town’s historic Main Street, features a rustic dining room and patio as well as a second-story tasting …

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Enjoy the Show: 5 Theaters to Discover in Springfield

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Springfield, Missouri, is far removed from the glittering lights of Hollywood and New York City, so it may be the last place you think of as a thriving hub of theatrical activity. However, this city—the third largest in Missouri—has a rich theater history. Springfield has been the starting place for many acclaimed actors, including silent film actress Pearl White, of …

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The Perfect Formula for Romance in Hannibal

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They may not be as well-known as Einstein’s E=MC2, but we promise our formulas will be perfect for that special someone! We break it down below. Formula 1: V(C+J)=<3 Vacation including Chocolate and Jewelry = Romance! <3 An unexpected vacation to one of Hannibal, Missouri’s fine B&Bs, like the Dubach Inn, Reagan’s Queen Anne or the Belvedere Inn is a …

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Missouri Eats: Ollie’s Local

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At Ollie’s Local on Martini Corner in Kansas City’s Union Hill neighborhood, you’ll find a bar where everybody not only knows your name, but your drink, too. This self-proclaimed “bar-flavored bar” and restaurant is a collaboration between local restaurateur Eddie Crane and Vince Rook, who owns the building. The vibe is low-key but ripples with “can-do” American spirit, as friendly …

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Let It Snow in St. Louis

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Isn’t it thrilling when it snows?  There’s plenty to see and do, so don’t let the weather prevent you from enjoying the season in St. Louis. The City Museum is always a unique way to spend your time indoors. Not actually a museum, this wonderland was a shoe factory transformed into an artsy playground in a warehouse of recycled fun for the …

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Missouri Eats: The Homesteader Cafe

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Last fall, pastry chef Megan Kendall and her husband, chef Jeremy Lane, quietly opened their new restaurant, The Homesteader Cafe, in Downtown Kansas City, serving hearty, rustic dishes made with local, farm-fresh ingredients. The couple spent last summer renovating the former Arun Thai Place Grill themselves after their Kickstarter campaign wasn’t fully funded. Since then, they have managed to build …

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The Churches of Ralls County

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Missouri has an abundance of rural churches from many faiths and eras.  Each one tells a story through its architecture, history and its place in the community.  Many are made from locally provided materials; all are unique. Ralls County, in northeast Missouri, is home to numerous rural churches that served as focal points for their communities. Some of their congregations …

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Missouri Eats: Howard’s Grocery, Cafe and Catering

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By the time chef Craig Howard opened the lunch-only Howard’s Grocery, Cafe and Catering in September, his griddled patties were already causing full-tilt burger buzz in Kansas City. It’s not all burgers, though: The eatery serves seasonal vegetarian favorites like a take on eggplant Parmesan featuring roasted butternut squash sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, breaded and baked until crispy and topped …

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