Courtesy Wonders of Wildlife

Springfield just got a little wilder. The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium opened on September 21. We’re impressed by the sheer size of this place, so we’ll let the numbers speak for themselves. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:12 PM Life

How do we save these iconic pieces of Americana? Karen says it simply: “The only way we are going to save them is for people to use them." more

Oct 13, 2017 2:05 PM Life


Courtesy Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of art is the only place in America to catch an exclusive international exhibit on Pablo Picasso. more

Oct 11, 2017 2:05 PM Art


Greg Wood

Joseph and Rita Orr are Missouri artists with distinct but equally appealing styles, and both have a connection to Missouri Life that goes way back! more

Oct 9, 2017 1:18 PM Life


American Legacy Gallery, Kansas City

Joseph Orr is one of Missouri’s premier artists with a national reputation as an acrylic landscape painter. Showing in galleries and special shows around the country, his landscapes seem to deliver beauty, peace, and serenity to the beholder. more

Oct 9, 2017 1:07 PM Life


Wikipedia Commons

If you need a bit of costume inspiration for All Hallows’ Eve, how about adding in a little Missouri flavor? We’ve put together some iconic Show-Me State figures for you to emulate, along with lists of what you’ll need to pull off the costume. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:46 PM Life


Courtesy Troy Mills Country Store

Penny candy, flour, sugar, milk, soaps, boots, overalls, sandwiches, ice cream, guns, and ammo. Missouri’s general stores of yore offered shoppers everything they needed—and a lot of what they wanted—along with local news, gossip, and tall tales. more

Sep 29, 2017 1:59 PM Life


Greg Wood

Publisher Greg Wood explores some of the small towns across our state that were once thriving population centers. more

Sep 28, 2017 2:45 PM Life


Courtesy Confetti Craft Co.

Confetti provides the inspiration, supplies, and instructions for more than twenty projects ranging from woodworking and painting to jewelry and home décor. “Unless you have power tools, it would be tough to make them at home,” Michelle says. more

Sep 27, 2017 2:44 PM Life


Courtesy CellARide

CEO Josh Holstein founded CellARide in 2010 as a means for consumers to “text the car” for basic vehicle information rather than converse with sellers. more

Sep 25, 2017 1:34 PM Life

Missouri Artist

Kapfer birds

Courtesy of Andrew Barton

Missouri must be inspiring because our state has an abundance of ingenious and creative artists who work with all mediums.

Made in Missouri


Courtesy of 1Canoe2

So many cool things are made in Missouri. Check out these cool products made throughout the Show-Me state.


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