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Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:21 am
 Gather the family for a day of fun during Chatham’s second annual family kite festival. The festival, hosted by Chatham Friends of the Parks and genH Kids Coalition, features kites of all size...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:22 am
 Celebrate Constitution Day by attending an ECCE Speaker Series presentation that offers a close look at the Supreme Court of the United States under the direction of Chief Justice John Roberts,...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:03 am
 Our happening little scene in Springfield continues to burn up the music atmosphere at an incredible rate. Here we go on a trip through marvelous music-making mayhem.Congratulations to the Black...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:20 am
 I just moved in with my fiancé whose 5-year-old daughter stays with us part of the week. On the evenings she’s at the house, my fiance just goes to sleep, leaving me to entertain her. (She li...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am

Short-staffed jewel withers

 While tourists bustled in and around the museum side of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on a recent summer day, the library portion was quiet.Just two people perused newspape...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 The dark, highly-sexualized Cabaret is an interesting choice for the Muni, that stalwart of wholesome outdoor musical theater where the audience is invited to sing the national anthem before eve...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am

The classic American diner is dying

 A few years ago, I met an old pal from Springfield in Chicago. We grabbed a bite at the Marquette Inn, the ground-floor diner named after the magnificent 1895 Loop building of that name which ho...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Occasionally I see something that is so bizarre, so out of place, so wrong that I have to assume I’m hallucinating. For example, I could have sworn I was delusional when I heard about the Nati...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 I went through a horrible divorce several years ago. Our marriage got very ugly, and I was mainly at fault. I’ve since worked very hard to get my life together and become a better person, but...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Enjoy art, music and children’s activities this weekend during the Art Spectacular at Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park. The tenth-annual art fair is ranked as the “Best Fine...



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