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Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:16 am
 The Abraham Lincoln Car Show Spectacular is the largest car show in central Illinois. Displays include the replica Lincoln Funeral carriage, 30-50 Pinto Stampedes, the Fordzilla Monster truck, J...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:03 am
 I’m not sure if you can stretch a blue moon, like the one this Friday, the only one in 2015, into an entire weekend, but if you’re willing to go along with this cockamamie idea, so am I.Most...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:03 am
 Here we go on a romp through the early summertime music adventures. Outdoors, indoors, coming home, homecomings, fundraisers, hell-raisers, queens of color, queens of burlesque, old guys, new tr...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:02 am


 Here’s one F5 central Illinois can be happy about seeing again, as the extremely popular band of some years ago rekindles the magic to bring back the sounds that filled dance floors at bars, f...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
 Welcome to the first weekend of June in 2015. If you wish your days be filled with music and your nights too, things appear to be working in your favor.SOHO 11 is the big music event this weeken...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
 I’m not even going to bring up the fact that we’re already at Memorial Day weekend for 2015. But let’s talk about all the music happening this weekend and beyond, enjoying that we are here...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am

Leading Springfield to a future of health and fitness

Fitness is in. We’ve all seen enough alarming articles about obesity in America to know that something has to change, and there are plenty of people in Springfield trying to do something about it. W...
Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 01:14 pm
It was a nice surprise to get an email from my old friend Ed Martin letting me know that he and several other local artisans have recently opened a new studio/gallery (cleverly called  Ed Martin Fine Art )  at 1515 South Fifth Street in Springfield. Ed has been selling his beautiful jewelry and glass work around town and across the country at art shows for many years - but he's ready to be off the road and thus the new space.    His email tells me he's shifted his artistic focus in a new direction
Thursday, March 14, 2013 04:26 pm
Always a busy band during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration, The Emerald Underground goes for the pot o’ gold at the end of the Irish rainbow with three shows this weekend. Now into their ...



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