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Urban Learning: Celebrating Our Downtown Schools

August 29, 2017

In honor of back-to-school season, we’re highlighting four schools that make downtown Springfield an even more vibrant place to be.


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The Most Instagrammable Spots in Downtown Springfield

August 18, 2017

Upgrade your feed and learn about local history along the way with these highly Insta-friendly #DowntownSGF spots.


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5 Reasons to Love Urban Living

August 08, 2017

The votes are in! Check out the top reasons to love urban living according to residents from Midtown, West Central and Rountree.


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5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Downtown Springfield

July 17, 2017

Three of them involve ice cream.


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Seven Ways to Get Moving in Downtown Springfield

May 12, 2017

Just in time for Bike to Work Week.


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Downtown glass recycling program captures nearly 3 million bottles

April 21, 2017

Find out how an idea turned into a grant, which turned into a remarkable program to make Downtown and C-Street more eco-friendly.


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2016 Downtown Awards

August 31, 2016

Downtown Springfield Association celebrated a historic year August 30 at The Veridian with the 2016 Downtown Awards. Reformed landmark buildings (Heer’s, Vandivort, Woodruff, The Sterling) were reopened with great presence, and new businesses developed; fabulous dining (417 Taphouse, BYOPizza, Civil Kitchen, Druff’s, Golden Girl Rum Club, The Order, Vito’s Kitchen), shopping (Anvil Customs Leather, Dapped… Read More


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Moxie Cinema Brings Critically-Acclaimed Titles to Downtown

August 25, 2015

Moxie Cinema, Springfield’s non-profit independent movie theater opened September 27, 2005. Since its inception the boutique theater has shown films which wouldn’t otherwise be available on the big screen in our region. In the last 10 years, Moxie has screened nearly 240,000 films. In 2014, according to its website, 92-percent of the films shown would… Read More