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The iconic Circle Inn Malt Shop started wooing travelers in 1955 with its circle-in shtick: Order on one end, circle around, and pick up the food on the other end. This was twenty years before McDonald’s adopted a drive-thru, but eight years after Esther and Harry Snyder had invented
the fast-food drive-thru at an In-N-Out Burger in
Springfield, Missouri.

Sarah Alban

Bourbon, Off The Rocks

The well aged city ferments growth. more »

Apr 17, 2014 by in Travel

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Val Kilmer Visits William Woods University

Actor Val Kilmer brings his three-year Mark Twain project, Citizen Twain, to the William Woods Campus. more »

May 3, 2012 by in MO! (2 Comments)

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With A Little Help

Friends of the James Farm keep the grounds young. more »

Feb 14, 2014 by in Life

Tightwad’s city-limits sign gets stolen so often, it’s now reinforced. (Some have spotted it as far away as Canada.)

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Tightwad For A Day

In Tightwad, Missouri, it's surprisingly hard to find a tightwad. more »

Nov 13, 2013 by in Travel

Sub Zero Vodka Bar

Sub Zero Vodka Bar in St. Louis is the place to go for a stunning smorgasbord-sized sampling of creative beverages you’d expect to find only in Las Vegas. more »

Sep 2, 2013 by in Food & Dining

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