Resurrecting Murals of the Past (Digital Exclusive)

Resurrecting Murals of the Past (Digital Exclusive)

Britt Ruhe, the Director of Commonwealth Murals talks about the process involved in resurrecting two of artist Nelson Stevens murals that he helped create almost five decades ago.  See how Fresh Paint Springfield and Commonwealth Murals honored Nelson Stevens in our...
Salsa Sal Pa’Fuera

Salsa Sal Pa’Fuera

The words “music” and “food” paired together sound like the perfect summer night. Salsa Sal Pa’Fuera gives you just that every Sunday through September. The event, founded by Peter Delgado, invites people to come together and enjoy cultural music, arts, and food...
Comic Con Comes to Springfield!

Comic Con Comes to Springfield!

Comic Con began in 1970 in San Diego, California as the Golden State Comic Book Convention and has since gone on to become an annual international event.  A shorted version of “comic convention,” comic cons celebrate all things pop culture – from movies to video games...
From Salerno to Springfield (Digital Exclusive)

From Salerno to Springfield (Digital Exclusive)

In this digital extra, we learn about Bracigliano , the little village in Salerno, Italy, that produced so much of the Italian population in Springfield’s South End area.  Explore the colorful history and vibrant Italian American community of Springfield’s South End...