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Go There: American Insurance Holiday Model Railroad

Go There: American Insurance Holiday Model Railroad

Go There is a feature in which our writers tell you about tourist attractions and other places of interest around the city. The annual American Insurance Co. holiday model railroad display at Central Station has delighted kids since 1952. Each year, Warner Mendelsohn hunches over his soldering gun and recreates the city, in ever-increasing scope…

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Friday Facts: I Have Two Orange Triangles

Friday Facts: I Have Two Orange Triangles

:: The 33rd Gourd Festival this weekend will include gourd carving, a gourd/squash bake off, gourd costume contest and prize for largest gourd (last year’s winner, with a 4lb, 3oz gourd received $25 TGI Friday’s gift card). :: The first incarnation of the Gourd Festival was held in 1943. Pumpkins were in short supply due…

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Brewpub District Planned

Brewpub District Planned

After a 73-year banishment, local brand Deux Élans returns to the city as part of an urban core revitalization effort by entrepreneurs planning to convert derelict breweries into brew-pubs. The popular libation brewed by Lemuel Clevinger, nephew of brewer Voornaam Goossens, was officially banished in 1934 one year after the repeal of prohibition. Then-Mayor “Boss”…

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