• StarView Vineyards

  • Five Breathtaking Nature Walks in Illinois

  • Ebertfest Feature Image

    Honoring Filmmakers at Ebertfest

  • Unwind at The Senator’s Inn

  • Quad Cities Botanic Center Feature

    Escape to the Quad City Botanical Center


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Spring is Blooming

All this warm weather we’ve been having means that Spring is in bloom a little early this year. So all the trees and flowers are blossoming which I’m sure you have noticed. I attended the Chicago Flower Show in March …


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Getaway with the Whole Family – Even the Dog!

  Grandpa enjoying the view. Want a great family retreat, where you can even bring the dog?   Try Cedar Rock Cabins, in the Southern Illinois woods!    The accommodations are superb – the cedar cabin, the log beds, the screened in porch, …


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RUN THE BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is one of the most popular races in the entire nation. Not only does it feature one of the flattest and fastest but it features the most amazing audience in the world, in my …