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Boutique's 'remix' set to open Friday

CHAMPAIGN — The Bella boutique on South Neil Street plans to reopen Friday as "the remix of bella" with a new blend of merchandise.

The boutique at 1422 S. Neil St., C, closed Oct. 8, with an assurance that it would reopen sometime in November.

Goodwill to open boutique in Urbana

URBANA — Goodwill Industries is opening a new retail store, LaBelle Boutique, at 114 N. Vine St., U, in the same complex as the Urbana Schnucks.

The three-day grand opening celebration begins Friday and continues through Sunday with door prizes and registrations for grand prizes.

It's Your Business: Little Gym moving to Urbana

The Little Gym, which has been at Savoy Plaza for nearly five years, plans to move to The Pines shopping center in southeast Urbana early next year.

Franchise owner Giles Austin said the projected opening date is Jan. 7.

Danville officials think it's about time they took advantage of the river

DANVILLE — Walking through the heart of Danville's downtown business district, it's difficult to know the Vermilion River cuts through just 300 yards away.

UI Research Park construction plans take shape

CHAMPAIGN — Upscale apartments could be going up this spring in a new development at the southern entrance to the University of Illinois Research Park, but a retail component faces a tougher financial hurdle, developers say.

'Currency' for local merchants unveiled

URBANA — A darter, a kestrel and a morel will grace the front of new local money issued by the UC Smiles program.

The program, which hopes to boost local business through the issuance of local currency, will begin circulating the bills by Nov. 1.

Residential, retail projects planned in Rantoul

RANTOUL — A part of the village that has seen growth in recent months can expect to see more.

An area north of East Grove Avenue is expected to become the site of a new senior citizen housing project as well as two new retail businesses.

Danville council backs auto dealer redevelopment agreement

DANVILLE - Despite complaints from two long-time automobile business owners in the city, aldermen threw their support Tuesday night behind a redevelopment agreement that will financially assist in the redevelopment of the former American Chevrolet dealership on North Vermilion Street and the redevelopment of Courtesy Ford's current location on West Main Street.

Incentives for car dealers' plans on table

DANVILLE — Aldermen on Tuesday night will consider providing incentives for the redevelopment of the former American Chevrolet dealership on North Vermilion Street and the redevelopment of Courtesy Ford's dealership location on West Main Street.

It's Your Business: Denny's returning to Champaign

Hey, Grand Slam Breakfast fans! Denny's is returning to Champaign after a 10-year absence.

David Kahre, who has the franchise for 10 other Denny's restaurants, plans to open an 11th this year at 702 W. Town Center Blvd.

That building originally housed Damon's and later Benningan's and Crazy Buffet.