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Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
 The annual Springfield SOHO Music Festival is back and bigger than ever for its’ 11th year. The two-day music festival takes place between Fifth and Sixth streets on Washington Street north of...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield Art Association rolls out its colorful festival Paint the Street in downtown Springfield Saturday, July 26. Anyone can purchase a six-foot by six-foot square to fill with their imagi...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am

Springfield’s Jackson Street could get a makeover

 In the 1820s, when Springfield was still changing from a sleepy frontier settlement to a bustling metropolis, a small creek ran through what is now the city’s downtown.  Nearly 200 years...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am

Longtime Vachel Lindsay Home administrator retiring

She said to us who came with wondering eyes– “This is a magic fire, a magic room.” – From “The Hearth Eternal,” a poem by Lindsay published in 1914 in Congo and Other Poems. For decad...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 08:31 am
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra hits a home run with a free baseball-themed concert on the Old State Capitol grounds Sept. 4. You’ll hear all the songs you love about America’s favorite pa...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 05:41 am
Abe World opened five years ago this month, on April 19. Drawing on all the dark arts of electronic hucksterism, the new museum was to transform Springfield into a Mecca for patriots who would make th...

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