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Travel
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:00 am

Festival provides fun over and over and over. . .

 “It’s always Feb. 2nd and there’s nothing I can do about it,” complains Phil Connors, the character Bill Murray plays in the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day. Trapped in a time warp, Connors de
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:00 am
 A covered wagon pulled by a yoke of oxen appeared on the path in front of us. Nearby several young children walked by on stilts, a brass band tuned up for an outdoor concert and the Mississippi
Travel
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 12:00 am

A feast of art and architecture awaits you up north

 Most visitors to Chicago’s Hyde Park begin and end their visit at the Museum of Science and Industry, the popular museum on South Lake Shore Drive that enchants children and adults. But the hi
Travel
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 When Santa comes to town, Chicago takes on a special glow. Sparkling trees, dazzling lights and festive song and dance performances at area celebrations create holiday magic for visitors of all
Travel
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 For a summer getaway that combines art, culture and music, along with sunshine and cool lake breezes, head north to Milwaukee. On the shores of Lake Michigan, 280 miles from Springfield, this ci

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