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Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Where to go in Springfield when it’s time to eat

 American3Sixteen Wine Bar316 N. Main St.,Chatham217-697-85693sixteenwinebar.comAbe’s Hideout2301 S. Dirksen Pkwy.217-679-2044abeshideouts.comAlexander’s Steak House620 Bruns Ln.217-793-0440a
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am
Cozy Dog Drive-InAn icon in Springfield is the Cozy Dog Drive-in, home of the original batter-covered hot dog on a stick. This landmark, located on historic Route 66, features a great collection of Ro
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Where to find live entertainment in the capital city

 The nightlife of Springfield and surrounding communities is diverse and robust. Blues, folk, jazz, rock, country, hip-hop, dance music, open mic events and karaoke nights are well represented on
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Washington Park and Springfield’s other great green spaces

 Boating and fishingLake Springfield217-757-8660 x1011cwlp.comPublic boat launches are available from a variety of locations. Try your hand at fishing from the shoreline or from your boat in a pr
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Get off the tourist track and relax

 Haven’t you seen enough sights? How about some fun? Take it from the locals – here are many ways to have a good time in the capital city that don’t involve learning anything at all. Just e
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Where to find theater, dance and other cultural outlets

 Performing artsHoogland Center for the Arts 420 S. Sixth St.217-523-2787hcfta.orgThe Hoogland Center for the Arts is a magnet for both practitioners and supporters of the arts, housing 18 differ
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Historic Edwards Place, art galleries and family events

 The Springfield Art Association is at the heart of Springfield’s thriving arts and culture scene. Boasting two art galleries, an art school, a Lincoln-era historic house museum and a calendar
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Take in the sights and sounds of the seat of Illinois government

 Illinois State Capitol 101 S. Second St.217-782-2099Illinois boasts a stunning State Capitol, and in recent years the legislative chambers and multifloor west wing were magnificently restored. I
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Springfield’s museums and historic sites

 DOWNTOWN AREADana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright design301 E. Lawrence Ave.217-782-6776dana-thomas.org AdmissionA visit to Springfield is not complete without touring the magnificent Frank
Capital City Visitor
Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 am

Meet Springfield’s best-known resident and revered icon

 Two centuries after his birth, Springfield’s best-known resident remains a revered icon, a leader who bore the weight of destiny to his untimely demise. Born in dire poverty and self-educated,

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