Month: October 2017

  • Fort Massac Encampment 2017 [Music Video]

    Fort Massac Encampment 2017 [Music Video]

    METROPOLIS, IL – This is a music video featuring some of the dedicated and wonderful reenactors that participated in the 44the Annual Fort Massac Encampment 2017 held at Fort Massac State Park in Metropoli, IL. Fort Massac State Park 1308 E 5th St Metropolis, IL 62960 Site: dnr.illinois.gov/fortmassac Map: google.com/maps

  • Paducah’s Broadway Street 2017 Highlights [music video]

    PADUCAH, KY – Paducah’s Broadway Street was featured in this music video that consists of random photos taken during 2017. Broadway is lined with beautifully renovated buildings that sends you back in time hence the romantic attraction. Paducah is a wonderful town with ties dating back to 1815 when it first settled. Today Broadway is…

  • Cannon Fire 1812 Overture [Music Video]

    Cannon Fire 1812 Overture [Music Video]

    METROPOLIS, IL – The video shows rapid and slow motion cannon fire accompanied with the 1812 Overture during the 44th Annual Fort Massac Encampment at Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis, IL. CANNON FIRE by Rock Ridge Militia Artillery Group During Military Retreat Closing Ceremony 44th Annual Fort Massac Encampment 2017 In Metropolis, IL

  • Fort Massac Encampment 2017

    Fort Massac Encampment 2017

    METROPOLIS, IL – The 44th Annual Fort Massac Encampment 2017 was a great success once again at Fort Massac State Park in beautiful Metropolis, IL. Period reenactors representing American, French, British and Native Americans from the 18th Century came to Fort Massac from all over the US and as far as Canada. They all came with…

  • Scarecrow Decorating Contest, Metropolis, IL

    Scarecrow Decorating Contest, Metropolis, IL

    METROPOLIS, IL – Scarecrows will be on display along Market Street through October in front of businesses and organizations in historic downtown Metropolis. The scarecrow invasion is due to local businesses and organizations competing in the 1st Ever Metropolis Scarecrow Decorating Contest. All businesses and organizations are invited to join in on the fun as…

  • Sixth and Vintage, Metropolis, IL

    Sixth and Vintage, Metropolis, IL

    METROPOLIS, IL – Sixth and Vintage Boutique & MarketPlace features women’s clothing, new and vintage home décor, candles, gourmet food, gift wrapping and more located on historic Market Street in uptown Metropolis, IL. Individually we can all help keep downtown Metropolis vibrant by shopping and eating at locally owned business. Sixth and Vintage Boutique Clothing store…

  • Metropolis IL Public Library – WiFi, eBooks, events…

    Metropolis IL Public Library – WiFi, eBooks, events…

    METROPOLIS, IL – The Metropolis Public Library resides in a beautiful building at 317 Metropolis Street in Metropolis, IL. Even though this library is nestled in a small town with population just over 6000, it stands toe-to-toe with with bigger-city libraries due to it’s high-tech format, a format that keeps hard copy books available on…

  • Paducah’s Giant Indian Sculpture ‘Wacinton’ Honors Chickasaw

    Paducah’s Giant Indian Sculpture ‘Wacinton’ Honors Chickasaw

    PADUCAH, KY – Wacinton is the name of the giant Indian statue that sits along Park Avenue in Noble Park next to the tennis courts in Paducah, KY. Wacinton means “to have understanding.” It was hand-carved in 1985 by Peter “Wolf” Toth from a local 56,000 pound red oak. A  plate at the site reads:…

  • The Mellow Mushroom, Paducah, KY

    The Mellow Mushroom, Paducah, KY

    PADUCAH, KY – The Mellow Mushroom is a pizza chain decorated with local art inside the former Coca Cola Bottling plant at the corner of Broadway Street and Lone Oak Road. HOURS Monday-Thursday (10:30 AM – 11:00 PM) Friday-Saturday (10:30 AM – 12:00 AM) Sunday (10:30 AM – 10:00 PM) Mellow Mushroom 3121 Broadway St,…

  • Bridges, Metropolis IL

    Bridges, Metropolis IL

    METROPOLIS, IL – Bridges Dining Company is a full-service restaurant and bar inside the Harrah’s Hotel and Casino on 100 E. Front Street in Metropolis, IL. Bridges features American gourmet fare at its best with a simple, easy to read menu to boot. The prices range from $16 for the Bridges Burger to $44 for…