Harrah’s Metropolis Flood – reopened March 15th

3.2 / 5 ( 6 votes ) 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 […]

Hope Light Lighthouse Metropolis, IL

3.7 / 5 ( 3 votes ) 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 […]

The Super Museum, Metropolis IL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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 […]

Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe, Metropolis, IL

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) 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 […]

The Zone 24 Hour Fitness Metropolis

3.8 / 5 ( 17 votes ) 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 […]

Fort Massac Encampment 2017 [Music Video]

5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) 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: […]

Cannon Fire 1812 Overture [Music Video]

5 / 5 ( 5 votes ) 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 […]

Scarecrow Decorating Contest, Metropolis, IL

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) 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 […]

Sixth and Vintage, Metropolis, IL

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) 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 […]

Metropolis IL Public Library – WiFi, eBooks, events…

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) 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 […]

Sissy’s Sweet Shoppe, Metropolis, IL

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) 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 […]