ciLiving Storyteller Ryan Burk explores a one of a kind Halloween display in Monticello. Each year Jack Hunter carves more than 150 pumpkins to put on display at his home, in addition to a giant collection of family friendly decorations.
There may pumpkins on the porch but it is not to early to get a start on your Christmas cards and decorations. Daisy Lane Scrapbooking and Craft Mall out of Mattoon is back with tips on holiday decorating.
Illinois forests are dominated by a mixture of eastern deciduous forest trees and many of our urban areas mirror this forest composition creating a wonderful palette of fall colors each year as the growing season concludes and tree leaves senesce, giving way to winter dormancy. As a tree-lover, this time of year is most definitely my favorite, from an ornamental standpoint. It far outweighs the sometimes hard to detect spring flower structures that our mostly wind pollinated native trees...
A Hollywood legend's swan song and the return of a horror icon are on area screens this weekend. Here to tell us about The Old Man and the Gun and Halloween are film critics, Pam Powell and Chuck Koplinski.