• The business of beer

    They won’t catch up with the coasts. But microbreweries catch on here. By David Blanchette Just eight years ago there were none in Springfield. Now there are five operating microbreweries in the capital city area [...]

  • Women of Influence

    Aruna Mathur Aruna MathurPHOTO/ Terry Farmer Photography, Inc. BY ROBERTA CODEMO Giving back to others is a common theme that is woven throughout Aruna Mathur’s conversation. When she was a small child in [...]

  • Historic law firm chooses to stay in historic building

    By Rachel Johnson The current trend in Springfield is for businesses to relocate to the west side, but bucking that trend is the Brown, Hay and Stephens law firm. The oldest law firm in the [...]

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We were honored to be able to partner with Security Bank for the 15th annual Women of Influence. Last night, we recognized Dr. Clarice Ford of University of Illinois Springfield, Rev. Margaret Ann Jessup of Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church, Aruna Mathur of the Asian Indian Women's Organization, Polly Poskin of Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and Angela Sowle of YMCA of Springfield. We also had many previous WOI recipients there to help recognize this year's group of outstanding women. ... See MoreSee Less

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Urban Sassafras is opening a second location this weekend. Kiddos will be open on Saturdays to coincide with the Downtown Springfield, Inc. Farmers Markets. Oh, and did we mention that Cafe Moxo is debuting their new frozen hot cocoa tomorrow? All the more reason to spend the morning in the 300-400 block of East Adams!

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A Peoria restaurant operator has transformed the former Norb Andy's into a seafood restaurant called Anchors Away, which opens this weekend.

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Have you been wondering what's under construction in the Chatham Square Shopping Center in the former Buffet City location? Here Today Stores is coming to Springfield.

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