Home All Articles
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 12:00 pm
 I've put this off until the last minute, as so many of us do when it comes to Christmas errands. There's still time, however, to share one of my favorite treats -- Christopher Hitchens on the ...
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 02:51 pm

Dispensary expected to open soon

 Legalize it,And I will advertise it.     --Peter Tosh, 1976The billboard on South Ninth Street, a few blocks south of the Sangamon County courthouse where pot smokers and dea...
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 08:38 am

Woman pleads guilty to TP theft

A Springfield woman has pleaded guilty to stealing toilet paper that had been intended for the poor....
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 11:47 am
This week in my actual column, Dyspepsiana, I recall my time as a tenant in the Ferguson Building at Sixth and Monroe in downtown Springfield. The building is now undergoing redevelopment by new ow...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:23 am
 The U.S. economy, having finally recovered from the bankers’ attempt to poison it, is up and about again, and Springfield is seeing a modest uptick in spending on the rehabilitation of histori...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:21 am
 One of the concepts used so effectively by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign last year was what are called “OODA Loops.” I’m going to oversimplify because of space, but the idea, developed by...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:20 am
 FIERY DISGUSTI am thoroughly disgusted with Bruce Rushton’s article about the Springfield Fire Department (“Money to burn,” Dec. 10). It was incredibly one-sided and seriously lacking in i...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:19 am
 Through the pouring rain Sunday evening people came and kept coming by the hundreds to the mosque of the Islamic Society of Greater Springfield. The event was billed as an interfaith peace vigil...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:17 am
 In 2012 singer Chris Mann was brought to national attention as one of the top four finalists on NBC’s The Voice, thus beginning his career in the public spotlight. That same year he released h...

Calendar

  • Fri
    5
  • Sat
    6
  • Sun
    7
  • Mon
    8
  • Tue
    9
  • Wed
    10
  • Thu
    11
   
Get "IT" in your inbox
 Illinois Times was gratified by the number of entires that we received for the Visitors Guide Cover Art Contest. We would like to thank all of the 56 participants who submitted entries. Your eff...

SPRINGFIELD EVENTS

PUB CRAWL