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Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 grampa poem #3in a letter to his second son my grampa writes, “If I try to tell you what you like and what you dislike I may play the role of the shoemaker who was fitting a pair of shoes to a...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am

Why not a Y block wetland?

 For years, “green space” in downtown Springfield meant a weedy parking lot. These days greenery of a handsomer sort abounds, in curbside flower beds, in planter boxes and urns, in hanging ba...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
This adorable, smart, funny guy I’m dating was clean-shaven when we first met, but for the past three weeks, he hasn’t shaved much. He has this really weird facial hair pattern (like patches on hi...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 Shakespeare’s classic play Hamlet comes to the Hoogland Center for the Arts. What’s great about this performance is that local actress Aasne Vigesaa is playing the role of Hamlet. Something...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 Blue Man Group is a wildly popular stage act consisting of three guys who paint themselves blue and perform a theatrical show that combines comedy, music and multimedia. If you’ve never seen B...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 The fifth annual Springfield Oyster and Beer Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, rain or shine at the Inn at 835. Enjoy craft beer from more than 30 brewers across the Midwest and nationall...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 This year’s Capital City Century is headed for new territory – historic Clayville, just east of Pleasant Plains. Riders can do loops from the Clayville food stop to add mileage before return...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 Here we are a-moseying along through 2014 like nobody’s business, knocking on autumn’s door with a full week of September live music shows in our laps. The fairs are over, school is in sessi...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 Could the widespread usage and acceptance of Viagra be somehow linked to the spate of action films with heroes over 60 years old in the last decade? Now that sexual virility is attainable at any...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 12:01 am

Food and mood guru headlines Hope Institute’s Celebrity Chef Benefit

 The Hope Institute for Children and Families is breaking new ground this year. Their choice of chef for the 20th Annual Hope Celebrity Chef fundraiser isn’t at the helm of a highly regarded (u...

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