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Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 Many wonderful shows are happening this weekend on the music front from bar gigs to outdoor festivals. If we can visit a few here now, then you can go in person later.Before we go another word,...
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 Having purposely kept myself in the dark regarding the central conceit at the core of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel Gone Girl, I approached David Fincher’s adaptation of it ready to be...
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 There are two kinds of people in this world, those who have worked in food service and those who haven’t.It’s not the first time I’ve heard that sentence. In fact, it’s axiomatic to anyo...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Just a quick note to Bruce Rauner: The next time you try to claim that Gov. Pat Quinn is “personally” under federal investigation (an allegation that, as far as anyone can tell, is not true)...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 springfield 66 poem #1 busy time this fri eve in springfield route 66 gala already begun hard to get to the old pharmacy to see tom handy’s photos of palms and their latticed shadows  jim...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 We know from the childhood song that Old McDonald had a farm – but e-i-e-i-o – look who’s got his farm now!It’s groups like American Farmland and Farmland Partners. These aren’t dirt f...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am

Is the national pastime past its time?

 Woman of the Year, the 1942 movie starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn:  Sportswriter Tracy invites the Hepburn character to her first baseball game, at Yankee Stadium. She arrives...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Seventeen historic homes make up this self-guided walking tour ranging from those completely renovated to those needing someone to make them beautiful again. Many of the houses are for sale. Eno...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Oct. 3-5 and 10-12 are the performance dates of the comedy musical, Pete ’n’ Keely, at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Pete ’n’ Keely is about a divorced couple who are forced back tog...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield’s only Halloween party for dogs is Saturday, Oct. 4. Bring up to two of your canine companions, 6 months or older, to the Stuart Park Dog Run for a fun-filled afternoon of games an...

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