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Day Trippin': Offbeat Southern Illinois

2015 January/February

Southern Illinois is known for its lush, rolling hills, laden with grapevines that give birth to a booming wine industry. Then there's Shawnee National Forest, attracting thousands of visitors to its dense flora, rocky crevasses, and panoramic cliffy heights.

 

Driver's Grocery

2015 January/February

Before the era of the big-box store and ease of travel, ma and pa markets dotted the American landscape, serving even the smallest of communities.

 

A Passion For Pizza

2015 January/February

Passion is a member of the household of destiny. It is an inescapable love that drives, defines, and molds a life into work of art. For Terry Anderson, it comes topped with cheese and pepperoni.

 

Terry's passion is pizza. And his life's work, his destiny, has fed Paducahans some of tastiest pies around for 25 years.

 

Preserving The Past For The Future

2015 January/February

"We don't just think about yesterday, today, or tomorrow. We think in terms of eternity," says Jim Sanders of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery board of directors as he stands on the cemetery's windswept hill, surveying the markers.

 

"And what we do today needs to advantage whoever is looking after this place fifty, a hundred, two hundred years from now."

 

Home Is Where You Make It

2014 November/December Edition

Home is where you make it, and Chef Jason Ison makes it delicious for the many residents at Superior Care Home

 

For most people, the thought of cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal for their family, no matter what size, stresses them out.

 

Beautiful Inside & Out

2014 November/December Edition

When you’re busy teaching kids the periodic table, who has time for makeup? When you’re devoted to making sure families have food on their holiday table, who has time to coordinate fabulous party fashions? When you spend your days counseling troubled children, who can find time for a hairstyle?

 

Instagram Paducah 2.0

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Social media apps such as Instragram provide us with an insider's view of the richness of life from all over the world. From China to Africa to Iceland, we are afforded a momentary glimpse of another's unique point of view.

 

Have a Barrel of Fun at Oktoberfest

2014 September/October Edition

“In 2011, my good friend Louie Kirchhoff mentioned that he had always wanted to host an Oktoberfest in Paducah,” said Landee Bryant-Greene, Executive Director of Maiden Alley Cinema. “Then he said my favorite words, ‘I want it to be a fundraiser for Maiden Alley Cinema.’”

 

Rare Art Discovered Downtown

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The unexpected revelation of historical, advertisement artwork has created quite a stir in downtown Paducah.

 

Row, Row, Row Your Dragon Boat!

2014 September/October Edition

Being a river city is just one of the many reasons Paducah has so many creative ways to celebrate. Of late, rowing so-called “dragon” boats up and down the river each fall has been added to the mix. As a River Discovery Center fundraiser, this new-to-Paducah event is making a colorful entry into Paducah’s annual riverfront gatherings.

 

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