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Are you a Parrotthead? Love Music? Love Fun?

Parrottheads unite! Where?:  One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge located at 1oo East Market Street in Taylorville, Illinois When?:  Saturday, February 18, 2012 Why?:  Because there will be a night of fun, music, prizes, etc. with a Jimmy Buffet … Continue reading

Here is a Unique Event!!

The lovely and little known persimmon is the focus of a festival, known as the Persimmon Party, held annually on the grounds of the Christian County Historical Society in Taylorville, IL.  This is a unique event in that it is one of … Continue reading

Easter Parade (Promenade)

Many years ago it was a tradition to Parade in one’s Easter finery along the Avenue and meet and greet and see and be seen by one and all.  Several inspired young ladies of fashion in Taylorville are recreating this … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois

This is just a simple note to wish each and everyone of you who may read this blog a Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois and the staff at our Springfield, IL and Decatur, IL area  inn.  We hope you are having … 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

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

You should be here for New Years

You Should be Here for New Year’s Come to the World Class Market street Inn Bed and Breakfast for your New Year’s Getaway!  In the past folks have come from Chicagoland, St. Louis and some from just down the block.  … Continue reading