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The Four Rivers Environmental Education Center is a model of green architecture, featuring geothermal heat and air conditioning, recycled building materials, and water conservation features. Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Best Wedding Venues in Chicago - 2015 Couples' Choice Award Winner. The Center offers indoor and outdoor facility rentals for conferences, banquets, and meetings, including the Four Rivers Shelter.
Milltown Coffee – named after Moline, the city of mills – is much more than craft coffee. It’s a destination, where you can order from a full menu, enjoy an event with an adult beverage or relax with soulful music and your favorite caffeinated beverage. Welcome to our craft coffee house!
Chocolate is something that gets into you and never goes away once you are bitten. We love to find interesting fusions of flavors and use that to tell a multi-note story in chocolate. Sometimes the chocolate alone can be a whole world and sometimes we slip in other flavors that excite or compliment what naturally comes out in the chocolate.
La Banque hotel is located in the old Homewood State Bank in the heart of Homewood's business district. The building was erected in 1925 and was a landmark building that operated as a center for commerce from 1925-2013. The oldest original section of the building dating back to 1925 hosts the hotel's restaurant, La Voûte Bistro and Bar, a French inspired bistro. The breakfast buffet is served in the main vault and is available for private dining for lunch and dinner.
This longest-running exhibition of African-American art has been displayed annually at MSI since 1970. The exhibition features paintings, drawings, fine art prints, sculpture, mixed-media, ceramics and photography by African Americans, including youth artists between the ages of 14 and 17.
The University of Illinois Springfield will celebrate Black History Month in February with a variety of events designed to educate and raise awareness. The theme of this year’s celebration is P.O.W.E.R. (Perseverance, Opportunity, Wealth, Education, and Responsibility). The following events are free and open to the public.
Lincoln Land Community College is celebrating African-American History Month during February with various events. The theme for this year’s observance is “An Expression of Hope and Celebration of Black Life, Black History and Black Culture.” Events are open to the public at no charge and held at LLCC’s Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road unless otherwise noted.
Throughout the entire month of February, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate Black History Month. Check out their calendar of events for location, time and event details!
Chicago’s Renowned DuSable Museum of African American History serves as backdrop for Black History Month celebration of HEART & SOUL. A special presentation of HEART & SOUL, an ABC 7 series that taps into the essence of Chicago’s African American community, will air Saturday, January 28 at 6:00 pm.
The West Loop of Chicago—and more specifically, Fulton Market—is where American steak was born. The team of Boka Restaurant Group, B. Hospitality, Executive Chef Chris Pandel, and world renowned designers, AvroKO, have created Swift & Sons—a place that not only elevates what has already been done, but evolves the American steakhouse for the modern diner.
Located in the heart of Ravenswood, our brewery is located near major roads and public transit. We took a nice old building and did some cool things with it to make it work for us. In addition to our year-round and seasonal beers, Empirical offers a constantly rotating selection of experimental beers, at least one new beer per week.
In an effort to highlight the importance and intricacies of water, the Forest Preserve District will host the Smithsonian Institution’s “Water|Ways” traveling exhibit from Saturday, January 28, through Saturday, March 11. “Water|Ways” explores the significance of water in the human experience from historic, environmental, economic, political and artistic perspectives. The exhibit consists of five freestanding exhibition sections, as well as two digital content stations featuring information on “The Power of Water” and “Our Relationship with Water.”
With specialty and seasonal beers popping up throughout the year, All Rise is sure to have something for everyone. So roll by and elbow up to the bar, grab a table with your friends in the new beer hall, or come by to check out some music in the live room. We hope the beer, food, music and great service will keep you coming back.
Jubelt’s is a third generation family business that began as a bakery in Mt. Olive, IL in 1922. Jubelt’s has been in Litchfield since 1952 and on Route 66 since 1982. In the last 90 years, the bakery has adapted to meet the changing lifestyles and the demands of customers, much like The Mother Road. A full service bakery, Jubelt’s features homemade soups, salads, hand-formed burgers, specialty sandwiches, dinners, and fresh bakery items such as donughts, Danish, cinnamon rolls, pies, pastries, cookies, cakes, bread, and much more. Stop by and bring a healthy appetite.
Our menu is an ongoing love letter to American cuisine with a Moxee spin on dishes we’ve enjoyed through many years of cooking and traveling. You can expect powerful flavors of the American south as well as highlights from regions throughout America. We’re very proud of our barbecue. We use only local, green, hickory wood to smoke our succulent baby back ribs, farm-fresh chicken, beef brisket and pork shoulder to serve you authentic, low and slow barbecue. We also produce our own specialty meats such as bourbon-cured pork belly, beef pastrami, cider-brined turkey and smoked salmon to name a few. Our bar menu has a rotating selection of the world’s finest beers on 24 taps, an array of carefully selected wines, and top-notch classic and contemporary craft cocktails.
The snow park at Alpine Hills Adventure Park, offers affordable family fun all winter long. The park is divided into tubing and terrain park sections designed to accommodate riders of all abilities – from beginners to expert. A surface lift brings you back up to the top of the hill to spend more time riding and less time hiking!
Learn about Black History Month with an educational display and interactive history hike. An imaginary journey follows an Underground Railroad route used in Illinois in the mid-1800s.
We are committed to providing you with consistently exceptional dining experience each time you visit. We specialize in hibachi grill and fresh sushi prep. Fun for the whole family!
Located on North Kedzie Avenue, the Revolution Brewing Company is one of the biggest breweries in Illinois. Established in 2010, this brewery produces more than 20 varieties of craft beers. Sourced out all over the city, this brewery has won many accolades since its inception. Locally owned and operated by Josh Deth, the brewery has won Best Craft Brewery 2014 by Chicago Magazine, Gold Medal in 2012 Beer World Cup, 2014 Gold medal in Great Japan Beer Festival. Open to public visitation, this brewery offers guided tours to visitors. Take an informative tour of the Revolution Brewing Company and enjoy a tempting pint of your favorite brew in their tap room.
Antiques, vintage and more! We offer estate/tag sale services. Featuring many local businesses under one roof. Something for everyone!
There are treasures to be found at Route 66 Crafts & Collectibles. You will find crafts, collectibles and antiques, something for everyone!
Come check out all the treasures! Tons of antiques, vintage and collectible pieces. There is something for everyone.
A Culinary Brewhouse and the first Michelin rated brewpub in Chicago. Band of Bohemia is rooted in the namesake gypsy spirit of collective ingenuity and dedicated to providing an elevated level of cuisine, libations and service. Reservations requested, walk-ins welcome.