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It Turns Out That Illinois is a Lot More Fun Than You May Have Thought
It Turns Out That Illinois is a Lot More Fun Than You May Have Thought
It Turns Out That Illinois is a Lot More Fun Than You May Have Thought
We've said it before, and it will be said many more times: "Illinois is too hard on itself." To be fair, many times we're hard on ourselves for good reasons--high property taxes, ineffective state government, massive pension debts, crime, corruption, to name just a few. But even with those negatives, it seems that Illinois is still fun. And, a lot more fun than many other states. Read Mo
It's a Good Time to be a Cubs Fan
It's a Good Time to be a Cubs Fan
It's a Good Time to be a Cubs Fan
As I sit in front of my keyboard, The Chicago Cubs are sitting pretty in the National League Central Division with a 71-41 record, and a 12-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals. When you've been a Cubs fan for over 50 years like I have, it hasn't been this much fun in ages.
What Can You Do in 30 Days in Rockford?
What Can You Do in 30 Days in Rockford?
What Can You Do in 30 Days in Rockford?
Anyone who makes their home here in Rockford has undoubtedly heard this sentence (or a variation on it): "There's nothing to do in Rockford." Well, that's just wrong. Rockford has an abundance of places to go and things to do.
Don’t Forget Rockford City Market Friday
Don’t Forget Rockford City Market Friday
Don’t Forget Rockford City Market Friday
If you haven't yet been downtown on a Friday night for the Rockford City Market, you've been missing out. However, there are still lots of opportunities to fix that, starting with this coming Friday. Here's a rundown for this Friday's Rockford City Market, courtesy of our friends at The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB): Rockford City Market on June 26 MUSIC Starlite Radio – Mid
Don’t Forget the Chili Shootout Tomorrow
Don’t Forget the Chili Shootout Tomorrow
Don’t Forget the Chili Shootout Tomorrow
Tomorrow's the day, Aviators Stadium is the place. The Chili Shootout along with an awesome Wiffle Ball tournament, lots of beverages, music, fun, and a whole lot more. The gates open at 9am, the Wiffle ball tourney also begins at 9am, and chili sampling begins around 3pm...
Riley’s Weekly Time-Wasters (certified GMO free!)
Riley’s Weekly Time-Wasters (certified GMO free!)
Riley’s Weekly Time-Wasters (certified GMO free!)
It's been a big week on the Riley & Scot Show. Two days in Washington broadcasting live, combined with the travel (and a questionable diet) have left me a little crispy. So let's have a look at some things that don't require much effort on your part (and more importantly, mine) that didn't make the show, but are too good to ignore. ...
The Twitter Feed You Should Be Following
The Twitter Feed You Should Be Following
The Twitter Feed You Should Be Following
Last night I laughed until I cried. The reason? Someone turned me on to @CrapTaxidermy on Twitter. Very few things give me the kind of belly laugh that the pictures and captions provided. What's the story of @CrapTaxidermy? Well, it's pretty much what the title says: taxidermy done very, very poorly...
No Time (to Waste) Like the Present
No Time (to Waste) Like the Present
No Time (to Waste) Like the Present
Now a regular feature! 33% more time wasting than the leading brands! I've been having fun passing along all the different sites I've visited in the course of a week. Most of my time is spent hunting down news stories, political info, etc...