Category: Historic Metropolis IL

  • Flooding Metropolis IL 2018 [PHOTOS]

    03.07.2018 - Riverview Inn with water in streets from flood, Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – These are a few photos taken to document the flooding of the Ohio River that occured in March of 2018 in Metropolis, IL. The National Weather Service predicts water levels to crest in the 52′ range. It will take weeks for the water to subside to normal levels.

  • Harrah’s Metropolis Flood – reopened March 15th

    03.02.2018 - Harrah's Hotel Casino Metropolis, IL flooded/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – Harrah’s Hotel and Casino reopen after the floodwaters receded on March 15th, 2018. “Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel officially opening at 11AM on Thursday, March 15!  Due to flooding, Harrah’s Metropolis Hotel and Casino had to close on February 25, 2018 at 6:00pm until further notice. People that were scheduled to stay at […]

  • Hope Light Lighthouse Metropolis, IL

    Feb 18, 2018 - LightHouse at night in Dorothy Miller Park on Ohio River in Metropolis IL/craigcurriephotography.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – The Hope Light is a 30 foot tall lighthouse located along the Ohio River in Dorothy Miller Park in Metropolis, IL. This lighthouse was created as a ‘Beacon of Hope’ for cancer patients and cancer survivors. The light represents cancer prevention and early detection as well. The City of Metropolis donated a […]

  • The Super Museum, Metropolis IL

    METROPOLIS, IL – The Super Museum has one of the largest collections of Superman memorabilia in the world located at 517 Market Street in historic downtown Metropolis, IL. Please support this locally owned business by stopping in the next time you’re in town. Open 7 days a week 8am – 7pm (Summer) 9am – 5pm […]

  • Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe, Metropolis, IL

    Nov 6, 2017 - Sissy's Sweet Shoppe sugar and raisin cookies baked inhouse on Market Street, Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – I went on a cookie run to Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe yesterday evening on Historic Market Street in downtown Metropolis, IL. I purchased some Sugar and Raisin Cookies that were baked inhouse. They were still soft and mouthwatering delicious. Sissy’s is the new bakery and coffee shop that resides in an upscale 2-story […]

  • The Zone 24 Hour Fitness Metropolis

    03.12.2018 - The Zone 24 Hour Fitness building Market Street, in Metropoli, IL/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – The Zone 24 Hour Fitness gym is now open across the street from Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe at 616 Market Street in historic downtown Metropolis, IL. This new addition to Metropolis is simply wonderful. During the evening hours there are now cars parked on both sides of Market Street. Between Sissy’s and the […]

  • Scarecrow Decorating Contest, Metropolis, IL

    Oct 7, 2017 - Scarecrow Competition Market Street, Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

    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 […]

  • Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe, Metropolis, IL

    Oct 27, 2017 - Sissy's Sweet Shoppe's homemade Artisanal Chocolate Cupcakes with peanut butter and buttercream frosting located on Market Street in downtown Metropolis/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe is located in a beautiful renovated building on 613 Market Street in downtown Metropolis, IL. Sissy’s is a family owned bakery and eatery that has become a local phenomenon due to the unmatched hospitality and their heavenly homemade cupcakes, candy, cookies and fudge. These sweet-treats are one-of-a-kind, baked in-house […]

  • Apartment Hotel in Superman Square Metropolis, IL (coming soon)

    Aut 13, 2017 - Jones Building short-stay apartment hotel on Market Street in Superman Square, Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – A new Apartment Hotel  is coming to Superman Square featuring short-term stay options located on the 2nd floor of the Jones Building above the new Milton’s Hot Dog eatery in beautiful downtown Metropolis, IL. The new Jones apartment hotel will be listed on booking sites such as Airbnb and VRBO. These are […]

  • Milton’s, Metropolis, IL

    Aug 8, 2017 - Miltons hot dogs opens in Jones building on Market Street in Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

    METROPOLIS, IL – Miltons Hot Dogs is a sidewalk-served, carryout-only eatery located on Market Street across from the Courthouse and the giant Superman statue in beautiful downtown Metropolis, IL. Gourmet Hot Dogs Now Served in Superman Square I went there today and ordered two chili dogs measuring 6×3 inches that happened to be some of […]