Springfield Illinois

The Legacy Theatre, new again

For an upcoming article for Senior News &Times, I recently visited with Scott Richardson the owner of the Legacy Theatre. Built in 1951, this wonderful venue was built for community theatre events and after closing in 2004 the building was in a state of decay. Scott purchased the building in 2011 and formed a non-profit […]

Traveling trees

This time the story is not about where I am going, but where these Christmas trees are going. The Springfield Civic Garden Club (SCGC) collected donations all year long of Christmas ornaments, stockings, small trees and other Christmas decorations to create trees that they place in a bag, then deliver to a charity and the […]

Take me out to the Muni

Summer just isn’t summer in central Illinois without a trip to the Springfield Muni. This has been a tradition for my mom and daughter and sometimes my sister and I for each year as long as I can remember to trek out to the Springfield Muni and watch a show. It is always amazing the […]