Category Archives: November – December

Nothing Sweeter than the Holidays

During the Christmas season, enjoying a martini and a warm cookie is a must! Rusty Rooster’s Chocolate Espresso Martini and PaPPos Pizzeria’s Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect pairing for the holidays. Cheers to festive flavors!  


November is National Veterans Awareness Month and we are proud to feature John Morlock in the VIP Spotlight. Combat is a million-dollar experience tha you wouldn’t pay a dollar for,” says John Morlock, U.S. Army veteran.  It’s that experience that John’s been helping other veterans and first responders personally rise above in their daily civilian […]

Las Campanas REDUX

Situational irony. Those rare circumstances when unexpected tragic events, as disastrous as they may seem, actually turn out to present hidden opportunities. Such was the case of Las Campanas, the Elite Home featured in this issue’s remodeling story.  Learn more about this feature in this issue of L•O PROFILE.

Merlyn Vandervort – A Grand Performance

Making great things happen at the Lake for over two decades! The definition of encore is “an audience’s demand for a repeat performance, our second act, so to speak,” Merlyn Vandervort expresses. With the holidays here, his Encore Lakeside Grill & Sky Bar in Lake Ozark is putting the details in place for upcoming Christmas […]

The Legend of Santa Claus

He’s the holly; white-bearded, portly legend that most of us were raised to know and love. Living at the North Pole, he works year-round with a team of elves to create enough Christmas toys to deliver to good boys and girls as an example of giving on the eve of the birth of Christ