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Chicago Tourism Sets New Record, And Many Make the Trip to Rockford, Too
Chicago Tourism Sets New Record, And Many Make the Trip to Rockford, Too
Chicago Tourism Sets New Record, And Many Make the Trip to Rockford, Too
In spite of it's global reputation as a violent city, Chicago ended up setting a new record for tourist visits last year with 31 major conventions, the NFL Draft, and of course, the World Champion Chicago Cubs drawing folks from all over. And, although they came for the Windy City, many tourists are opting to take a ride out to Rockford, too.
Maybe Rockford Could "Swing It" Like Amsterdam Does
Maybe Rockford Could "Swing It" Like Amsterdam Does
Maybe Rockford Could "Swing It" Like Amsterdam Does
Maybe you read the name Amsterdam in the headline, along with the words swing it, and thought that this has got to be a piece on legalized marijuana. Nope. It's about a swing. A really, really high-up-in-the-air swing. A swing that I think might be pretty cool in downtown Rockford.
Illinois Has Some Unusual Museums You Should Check Out
Illinois Has Some Unusual Museums You Should Check Out
Illinois Has Some Unusual Museums You Should Check Out
As a kid, I saw a lot of museums. I've said before that I've seen most of this country from the back seat of my parents car, but we did stop the car occasionally, and when we did it was often in front of a museum of some sort. If you want museums, Illinois is your spot.
Chicago Sets Tourism Record
Chicago Sets Tourism Record
Chicago Sets Tourism Record
You would think with Chicago's crime problems, featured prominently in news stories around the world, tourists would be staying away in droves. You would also be wrong, as it turns out.
Belvidere Betting on Tourism Downtown From New Ice Rink
Belvidere Betting on Tourism Downtown From New Ice Rink
Belvidere Betting on Tourism Downtown From New Ice Rink
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — Leaders in Belvidere are hoping a planned ice rink will help boost downtown businesses. The Riverside Ice Arena and warming house are scheduled to open in December at Doty Park. The Rockford Register Star reports that it was part of a $3 million update to the park...

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