It's Your Business
Marvin Meadows and Angela Alwardt already have two bar-and-grills, and they've come up with a road-tested concept to get people to stop at their third.
J Huett's, a new menswear and women's clothing store, will open later this month in Champaign.
"It will be a full-service store," said owner John Huett, who has managed other men's clothing stores, such as Bachrach and Jos. Kuhn & Co., in Champaign.
For this week's "It's Your Business" we're featuring a roundup of food-related business news.
First up: new Campustown eateries.
All beef, all the time
A new Green Street restaurant, The Beef Stand, will serve Chicago-style hot dogs, Polish dogs, Italian beef and other similar fare.
A new floral and balloon shop will open next month in Urbana.
A Pink Poppy will open in the former Balloon Creations space at 202 W. University Ave. Balloon Creations is now housed inside the Jason's Barbecue and Pizza restaurant at 608 W. Town Center Blvd., C.
A new wine and retail shop has opened in downtown St. Joseph.
Wyldewood Cellars, 218 E. Lincoln St., features elderberry wine and other types of wine, jellies, juices and wine-related accessories.