A is for Amtrak -- hopefully soon pulling up to a new multimodal transportation center!
B is for baseball -- next year, take someone out to the ballgame and cheer on the CornBelters!
C is for Constitution Trail -- whether you walk, run, bike, or skate, it's a great way to exercise!
D is for debt --ok, so Normal has some debt; it would be difficult to invest in the future without it
E is for environmentalism --"going green" seems to be a growing (pun intended) trend in Normal
F is for Fell, Jesse Fell -- Normal founder, tree planter, with a park and a street named for him
G is for geese -- it seems like geese are constantly flying around and landing in Normal
H is for Heartland Community College -- it continues to grow and meet community needs
I is for ISU -- it has such an impact on Normal in so many ways
J is for Junction -- one of the former names of Normal
K is for Koos, Chris Koos --Mayor, business owner, bicycling and historic preservation advocate...
L is for Linden -- a major north-south thoroughfare in Normal (with many squirrel crossings)
M is for Marriott -- many, many conferences and special events are in this hotel's future
N is for Normal -- of course!
O is for opinions -- Normal citizens have opinions on everything; just ask!
P is for parks -- Normal has so many wonderful parks
Q is for quad -- a surprisingly pleasant place to temporarily host the Sugar Creek Arts Festival
R is for Redbirds -- ISU teams (represented by a bird's head stenciled on town streets)
S is for Sugar Creek Arts Festival -- a very nice annual event for those around in the summer
T is for traffic circle (aka roundabout) -- better than a 3-way stop? we'll see...
U is for Uptown -- even if you don't like the new title, you'll like the new experience!
V is for vinyl siding -- so many subdivisions, so much vinyl, so few colors
W is for windy -- Normal could become known as the "Windy Town" (that refers to weather, not politicians)
X is for X chromosomes -- too many XX singles in Normal, not enough XY singles!
Y is for yield -- please remember to yield to all pedestrians and bicyclists
Z is for zig-zag -- that's how you'll have to drive to get around all of the construction in Normal