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A group of arts and entertainment enthusiasts and friends have a vision for a new downtown Champaign business.
Part cafe, part theater, Cafe Extraordinaire will be an entertainment venue where magicians, improv groups, comedians and more will perform while patrons sip macchiatos and teas.
Buvons, the wine bar adjacent to the Corkscrew Wine Emporium in Urbana, is now open.
For the last few weekends, the Corkscrew has been holding its wine tastings in the new space and it officially opened the wine bar last weekend.
There's a new place to get fit in Rantoul, and you can do it around-the-clock.
Rantoul 24-Hour Fitness will open Monday at 1712-A E. Grove St., in the plaza where Rural King is located.
Villa Grove has a new place to shop for antiques, collectibles and other items.
Kristine and Larry Trudeau have opened a minimall on Main Street called K & L Twice Around the Block Antiques & Other Things. The business opened toward the end of July and celebrated its grand opening Friday and Saturday.
The walls are coming down tomorrow.
The Champaign furniture store Classic Home Consignment, which has been in the Round Barn shopping complex since 2006, will be knocking down walls and moving into adjacent space in the coming weeks.
A former basketball coach plans to open a popcorn and sweet shop in Champaign's Round Barn Centre this fall.
Caramel Corn & More, 503 S. Mattis Ave., will be in the space previously occupied by Maggie's Place.
A new men's hair salon has opened in downtown Champaign. And this one will be different from the rest, the owner promises.
"It's like a little man cave," said hair stylist Amy Burns, who opened Clutch on Tuesday. "I think there's nothing like it in Champaign."
A new Indian restaurant will open soon in southwest Champaign.
Sairamom will be in the former Mezzaluna space at Village at the Crossing at the southwest corner of Windsor and Duncan roads.
Owner Thambidurai Guru has not set an opening date, but said he's aiming for next weekend or the weekend after that.
A mid-July opening is anticipated for the new Champaign nightspot Emerald City Lounge.
Previously home to the Jackson's Ribs and Tips restaurant, the building at 116 N. First St. has undergone an extensive remodeling, with a new bar, new flooring, paint, furniture and art, said co-owners Keith Cameron Smith and Tim Denoyer.
GFS Marketplace, a food store at 502 W. Town Center Blvd., will open next week in Champaign.
The store, located near Menards, plans to open June 28. GFS stores are owned and operated by Gordon Food Service. They cater to customers of the food service as well as members of the public.