The Illinois Office of Tourism will celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) May 5th through the 11th by releasing new “Instagrammable Illinois” trip ideas showcasing 20 of our state’s most Insta-worthy places to visit in 2019.
Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday, and before you can finish off that mountain of leftovers, the 5th annual Stroll on State happens on Saturday--kicking off Rockford's holiday season. Whether you've been to Stroll on State before, or you're new to what's quickly becoming Rockford's favorite event, the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) has some suggestions to maximize your experi
You've got to hand it to the marketing department of the Chicago Cubs. As if selling individual ivy leaves from the outfield walls at $200 a piece, plus $15 for shipping weren't enough, now you can break the bank buying dad the ultimate in Cubs fan timepieces.
Having just returned from a trip to Washington, DC, I can tell you that you learn a lot about our nation's 16th president and Illinois' favorite son, Abraham Lincoln, just by walking around. The fact that Lincoln had a inventor's mind comes as news to some people.
It's that time of year that I frequently embarrass myself due to my complete lack of skill in the gift-wrapping department. As a matter of fact, my wife loves it when I wrap something because, in her words, "It's cute...like a little kid did it...