Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast, Metropolis, IL

April 18, 2017 - Summers Riverview Mansion bed and breakfast in Metropolis, a few minutes from Paducah, KY/photonewws247.com

METROPOLIS, IL – Summer’s Riverview Mansion is a five-suite bed and breakfast inside a completely renovated 1989 Victorian Era building located in Superman’s hometown of Metropolis, IL.

Lori and William, the owners of the popular B&B, perfected the hospitality business by receiving nothing but 5-star ratings from some very happy customers on their Facebook page.

AMENITIES & MORE
WiFi
Jacuzzi
Antique furniture with items like a Victrola
Delicious three-course gourmet breakfast
Best Latte’s
Homemade baked goodies
Treated like Royalty

Summer’s Riverview Mansion
205 Metropolis St, Metropolis, IL 62960
(618) 524-5328
summersbedandbreakfast.com
directions: google.com/maps

‘Light Switch’ by Julia Ann Kennedy – “Paducah Kentucky Turns Me On!”

April 17, 2017 - Light Switch art painting by Julia Ann Kennedy resides at an empty lot along Boadway Main Street in downtown Paducah, KY/photonews247.com
April 17, 2017 - Light Switch painting by Julia Ann Kennedy resides at an empty lot along Broadway Main Street in downtown Paducah, KY/photonews247.com
April 17, 2017 – Light Switch painting by Julia Ann Kennedy resides at an empty lot along Broadway Main Street in downtown Paducah, KY/photonews247.com

PADUCAH, KY – ‘Light Switch’ is a work of art that’s planted on a vacant grassy lot across the street and katty-corner from the Columbia Theatre on Broadway Street (AKA Historic Main Street) in downtown Paducah, KY.

The artwork was created by the late Julia Ann Kennedy (1952-2009) from Biloxi, MS. The work has a figurative tagline the reads, “Paducah, Kentucky… Turns Me On!”

You can read and see more creative works by Artist Julia Kennedy on her personal website at: biloxisoriginalsin.com

Irvin Cobb Hotel Paducah 6th & Broadway

April 14, 2017 - Irvin Cobb Hotel now apartments on 6th and Broadway Main Street, Paducah, KY/photonews247.com

PADUCAH, KY – Hotel Irvin Cobb opened in 1929 on Broadway at 6th Street and was labeled as one of the most finest hotels in the South for decades.

The original owner, Adolph Weil, contracted Architect Walter Alschlager to design the building like no other.  They decided on a eclectic mix that melted French Gothic and English Medieval that created a Southern charm all its own.

TIMELINE
1927 – 1929: Construction cost: $400,000
1929: Opened in 1929 with Irvin S. Cobb as first registered guest
1959: Sold by Cobb family
1960’s: Experienced a decline in stays
1972: Minor fire on top floor closed the hotel down
1978: Added to National Register of Historical Places
CIRCA Building restored as apartments and ground floor retail spaces.

Today the Irvin Cobb building is an Assisted Living and Section 8 apartment community with 1 and 2 bedrooms available. Read an indepth history of the hotel at npgallery.nps.gov

Irvin Cobb Apartments
600 Broadway St
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 443-4721
facebook.com/Irvin-Cobb-Apartments
directions: google.com/maps

Shandies, Paducah, KY

Apri 12, 2017 - Shandies Restaurant, Broadway Main Street , Paducah, KY/photonews247.com
Apri 12, 2017 - Shandies Restaurant, Broadway Main Street , Paducah, KY/photonews247.com
Apri 12, 2017 – Shandies Restaurant, Broadway Main Street , Paducah, KY/photonews247.com

PADUCAH, KY – Shandies restaurant features American and international gourmet-style pub grub located in the historic C. C. Cohen building on Broadway Street (aka Main Street) in the heart of beautiful downtown Paducah, KY.

The app menu includes signature treats like the Fried Green Tomato Crisps for $7.95 and Catfish cakes for $8.95.

The Cohen building was built in 1865 and is said to be haunted reports jeannettestakeonlife.blogspot.com.

HOURS
Mon – Thu:  11am – 9pm
Fri – Sat: 11am – 10pm
Sun: 11am  – 9pm

Shandies
202 Broadway St
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 442-2552
menu: facebook.com/shandiesrestaurantandbar/menu
directions: google.com/maps

Horse and Carriage Rides, Downtown Paducah

April 8, 2017 - Horse and buggy ride with tour gide along the Ohio River in Paducah(faces blurred for privacy)/photonews247.com
April 8, 2017 - Horse and buggy ride with tour gide along the Ohio River in Paducah(faces blurred for privacy)/photonews247.com
April 8, 2017 – Horse and buggy ride with tour gide along the Ohio River in Paducah(faces blurred for privacy)/photonews247.com

PADUCAH, KY – John’s PASS Carriage Service provides horse and carriage rides and tours that begins at Carriage Corner on 2nd and Broadway by the Gazebo in Historic Downtown Paducah.

COST
20-Minute Tour: $10/person
Trip Around the Block: $6/person

TIMES
Thursday & Friday, 4-9 PM; Saturday, Noon-9 PM; Sunday, 1-5 PM (March 1-November 1, weather permitting)

OTHER CARRIAGE SERVICES
weddings, parades, private parties and special events

MINIATURE HORSE & STAGECOACH
birthday parties, parades, daycare

John’s PASS Carriage Service
PO Box 511 South Fifth
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 243-4365
facebook.com/Johns-PASS-Carriage-Service