Our Springfield & Decatur, IL area inn offers Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates!  Christmas, the time of giving, is rapidly approaching and “what to buy?” is always a challenge. The Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast is located a few minutes from both Springfield, IL and Decatur, IL with easy access to … Continue reading

Central Illinois needs YOUR HELP!

There is a small town in Central Illinois which has the opportunity for an internationally significant, Clean Coal Gassification Plant and an adjacent power plant. Clean Coal! NO Greenhouse Gasses realeased into the atmosphere! Approved by the Illinois Citizens Utility … Continue reading

Skydiving at TAZ with Mid America Sport Parachute Club

Skydiving is one of the extreme sports practiced here in Taylorville, IL. Mid-America Sport Parachute Club is located at TAZ (the official symbol for Taylorville Municipal Airport) and diving instruction is given if you are a novice, tandem jumps are … Continue reading

Thursday is “Open Mic” at One East Market Restaurant in Central Illinois

Every Thursday night, Antoine DeRocci sponsors “Open Mic” in the Shumway Room at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge. Taylorville, Illinois has talent and, fortunately for the rest of us, some of the musically talented show up for some … Continue reading

Central Illinois Persimmon Fest–One of only 2 or 3 in the US!

Who thinks about Persimmons today? Probably not a lot of folks but the Persimmon Fest in Central Illinois at the Christian County Historical Museum sure does draw a crowd from all over the country and then some. Actually the persimmon is … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Central Illinois

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Myrna, our chief innkeeper, is a survivor of  6 months. Our effort in promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to invite you to a stay at the Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

BBQ Blues Cruise and Art Fair

The Taylorville Main Street Association is presenting a number of great activities here in Taylorville, less than 30 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois. Come check out Barbecue, Blues & Cruise on June 4th & 5th at the Christian County Fairgrounds. Friday … Continue reading

Illinois Weekend Getaways: Whirpool Tubs & Fireplaces

Are you looking for a great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city for a quiet weekend? Consider our Springfield IL lodging, less than 30 minutes from the capitol building and the Lincoln Presidential Library … Continue reading