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“More to see. More to zoo.”

11 Aug

The Jacksonville Zoo  offers many specials and promotions and there really is: “More to see.  More to zoo”. In preparation for their centennial celebration – May 2014, the zoo is featuring a “small sliver of Jacksonville Zoo History” each month – starting in June 2011 and continuing for 36 months. You can help in the […]

Local Small Business Goes “Big”

8 Jul

Jerome Brown’s barbecue sauces have gone from being handmade in his restaurant’s kitchen to being mass-produced for sale in 14 Sam’s Club stores. Great story via Barbecue sauce gets ready to spread. Every business needs a Katrina Brown. With a degree in business and finance, and huge personality, she pushed her father to patent and […]

4th of July Throwback Baseball – “Heritage Field”

30 Jun

Great video of 2011 4th of July – and Historic Springfield community. Score keeping for the 4th Annual Springfield Heritage Throwback Baseball: East vs West,  will be on a newly restored scoreboard – thanks to Springfield resident, Andrew Macris. This 4th of July special neighborhood event is being held at the newly named (thanks to […]

Scrumptious Treats and Specialty Service

17 Jun

GoLO (shop locally) when looking for a sweet treat or hosting a party. Sivada’s Cupcakery in Avondale (near The Loop) has over 20 varieties of cupcakes – each uniquely flavored and decorated. Specialty menu items include Crème Brulee, Boston Cream, Tiramasu and Chocolate Mousse. The Crème Brulee and Tiramisu probably draw the most repeat customers, […]

Perfect Receptions, Special Events at the Springfield Woman’s Club

16 Jun

If you are looking for a suitable place to hold your wedding reception or other celebration, look no further! The Springfield Woman’s Club, 210 W. 7th Street in Historic Springfield is the perfect place for a gathering of up to 125 people. Just a short distance from downtown, North Main Street, and Interstate 95, it […]