Travelers Set New Record

They came for a Route 66 road trip, the total solar eclipse downstate or a music festival in Chicago, in 2017, almost 114 million travelers poured into Illinois which is 1.6 million more than the year before, as per statistics of the new state tourism released on Tuesday. Source: Travelandtourworld. via Illinois tourism witnesses record visitors of 114 million — Travel and Tour World Advertisements Continue reading Travelers Set New Record

Cyber Disruption during Opening February 10, 2018 By Karolos Grohmann PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) – Pyeongchang Olympics organizers were looking into a disruption of non-critical systems on the day of the opening ceremony but could not yet confirm if it was a cyberattack, Games spokesman Sung Baik-you said on Saturday. The Winter Olympics opened with a spectacular ceremony on Friday, […] via Pyeongchang Games organizers probe possible cyberattack — peoples trust toronto Continue reading Cyber Disruption during Opening

Circle of lights & Indy’s Spirit

The Celebration of Lights takes place every year on the night after Thanksgiving in Indianapolis. The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in the middle of downtown Indianapolis transforms into a very tall Christmas tree. The master of ceremonies announced a crowd projected at over 100,000 crammed into the four streets radiating from the Monument Circle. There […] via Celebration of Lights — A Trivial Mind At Work Continue reading Circle of lights & Indy’s Spirit

Teaming up Fund Raiser for Indy Parks

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Helping local families eat local and stay healthy at the same time – that’s what Indy Acres aims to do. And on Sunday, October 15, you can help them with their mission. The Indy Parks Foundation and Goose Island Brewery are teaming up for the “Sofie Brunch.” Event guests will be able… via Indy Parks Foundation, Goose Island Brewery team up for fundraiser — FOX59 Continue reading Teaming up Fund Raiser for Indy Parks

Indiana Weather

It’s great to see the rain falling on radar, although it will make for a slower rush hour this morning! Rain should continue in spots and add up by the early afternoon. A few embedded storms will add to some higher totals too, but only a in a few select counties. With the clouds and… via Additional rain and storms falling, heaviest falls through early afternoon! — FOX59 Continue reading Indiana Weather

Indianapolis and World Cup Bid

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis didn’t make the cut. The Circle City was dropped from the list of potential hosts for the 2026 World Cup. Other U.S. cities cut from the list included Birmingham, Cleveland, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and San Antonio. The Canadian cities of Ottawa and Regina, Saskatchawan, also were eliminated. Thirty-two areas… via Indianapolis among cities cut from list of potential 2026 World Cup sites — FOX59 Continue reading Indianapolis and World Cup Bid

Public Right of Way Parks Investments

Federal grants invest in state and local parks using earnings from offshore oil and gas leasing WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that $94.3 million will be distributed for outdoor recreation and conservation projects to the 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia from the Land and […] via Secretary Zinke Announces $94.3 Million to States for Parks and Outdoor Recreation through Land and Water Conservation Fund — U.S. News & Business Telegram Continue reading Public Right of Way Parks Investments