Sculpture Milwaukee: Art Unleashed
June 1, 2017 to October 22, 2017.
Location: Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee. From O’Donnell Park to 6th Street, along Wisconsin Avenue.
22 sculptures from 21 artists all over the world.
Sculpture Milwaukee is an initiative founded by Steve Marcus.
Curated by Russell Bowman, former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum (1985–2002).
Batavia: Cormorants and their preferred perch
An ant infested dead tree is gathering a lot of attention in Batavia. The tree is being used by cormorants to perch and catch fish from the Fox River.Recently the city of Batavia undertook redevelopment project, and demolished many buildings and cleared the dead tress and bushes on the east bank of Fox River to promote business in the...
2017 Day Trip: Exploring Historic Route 66 in Illinois to see the delightfully gaudy roadside attractions!Posted by Jyoti Srivastava
2017 Day Trip: June 4, 2017. Exploring Route 66 in Illinois.
U.S. Route 66 Also known as US 66 or Route 66 It is the Main Street of America or the Mother Road.
It was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System. US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year.The highway, which became...
Exploring Route 66, IL: Wilmington
Gemini Giant at the Launching Pad Drive-In restaurant of Wilmington, IL.The Gemini Giant is a landmark statue on U.S. Route 66 at the Eastern entrance to Wilmington, Will County, Illinois. It stands outside the Launching Pad Drive-In restaurant. The 30 foot tall statue is one of many giant "Muffler...
Exploring Route 66 in Illinois
U.S. Route 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System.
US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year.
The highway, which became one of...
Illinois - a midwestern American state.
Also known as The Land of Lincoln, and The Prairie State.
Illinois achieving statehood in 1818.
It is the 6th-most populous state and 25th-largest state in terms of land area, and is noted as a microcosm of the entire country.
Elsie the Cow
At The Creamery, in Mokena, IL.
She was earlier at old Gas City Headquarters in Frankfort, IL
Elsie was relocated at The Creamery in Mokena in 2012. To celebrate Elsie's relocation, all Creamery stores in the area sold Root Beer Floats, called “black cows,” at half price.
It's first location was in Chicago, at 55th...
Walton Island Park in Elgin, Illinois.
Walton Island, located just south of the Elgin Dam on the Fox River in downtown Elgin.
It's across the street from the library, right next to the Hemmens and off the Fox River Trail .
It was created in the WPA program of the 1930's. It was dedicated to the City by...