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About IT
Friday, March 15, 2013 12:00 am
Illinois Times Objectives:The web site ("Site") contains content that is provided as a service to users who agree to abide by the following acceptable conduct terms. Your right to use the
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 12:00 am

Celebrating 22 loved ones lost in 2012

Each year when we put together our end-of-year obituary issue, I find myself wishing I had known these people, or known them better. I’d see Dr. Gordon Smith at community meetings, but never kne
Best of Springfield
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 12:00 am
Welcome to BOSOften the news business takes us to the worst of Springfield, so we look forward every year to this edition, which brings you the best. In these pages, 72 of them this week, we celebrate
Best of Springfield
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 12:00 am
BEST NEW BAND 2012BrushfireOur voters had impeccable taste in choosing this intensely hot country band, as this summer the group finished first in a national contest judged by country music industry h
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 12:00 am

Celebrating 19 loved ones lost in 2011

About the issue In this last edition of the year, Illinois Times celebrates the lives of just a few of the Springfield-area people who have died during the past year. By reading their stories, you c
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 12:00 am

There’s no shortage of tablets worth putting in their hands this holiday season

Before the iPad debuted in early 2010, no one really knew they needed a tablet. But, gosh, how did we ever live without them? Lighter than a laptop with more real estate than a smartphone, tablets hav
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 12:00 am

Apple aficionados always are hungry for an upgrade. Here’s a rundown on all the latest ’Pads, ’Pods and ’Phones they’re craving this season

You might be a PC, but there’s no doubt that they’re a Mac –%u202Fand nothing else with suffice. If you need the perfect –%u202Fand newest –%u202Fperipheral to plug into
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 12:00 am

Help these helping agencies by getting them something from their wish lists

These central Illinois organizations need some extra help this holiday season. If your organization needs help you’re your list to: swhalen@illinoistimes.comSPARC232 Bruns Lane, Springfiel
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 12:00 am

Party planning expert, Karen Bussen, offers these easy tips to put any host or hostess in the driver’s seat of a holiday celebration.

1. Stock a ’Holiday Party Pantry’Find a place in your home (a cupboard, closet, or a few shelves) where you can collect basic elements to help you pull together a great celebration, even a
Best of Springfield
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 12:00 am
RIP, CAITIE GIRLBest downtown dining. Most original menu. Best chef. Best-kept secret.And all gone.If there was a landslide winner in this year’s Best Of competition, it was Caitie Girl’s,


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