Entertainment listings, Feb. 15-22, 2018


This weekend


Chicago's Hancock Center getting new name

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's 100-story John Hancock Center along Michigan Avenue is getting a new name.

Business listings, Feb. 11, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

57th Street Marketing, 1108 Highland Drive, Mahomet, John Spencer, same address.

Diamond Sports Training, 1728 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, Andrew Cotner, 2120 Briar Hill Drive, C.

Midwest Landscaping & Hauling, 1922 E. Amber Lane, #105, U, Kevin Cooper, same address.

Booming UI Research Park running into potential growing pains

CHAMPAIGN — Since October, the University of Illinois Research Park has celebrated five grand openings for companies such as Country Financial and Monsanto, and the park's most recent building is already 75 percent full.

Fox/Atkins Development is also planning to build another building south of the feed mill on Fourth Street scheduled to open March 1, 2019.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 8-15, 2018


Next week


What:Show off your knowledge of love songs, quotes, and famous couples. Prizes awarded for the winner of each of the six rounds, whoever has the best, library-friendly team name, and a grand prize awarded to the most knowledgeable team. Play in teams of one to four people. For adults.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14.

Business listings, Feb. 4, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Caregivers & Companions, P.O. Box 17186, U, Teri Miller, 546 County Road 1500 E, Tolono.

Charles + The Possibly Wilds, 1703 E. Lexington Drive, U, Jonathan Faw, same address; Charles Maybee, 11 E. Columbia Ave., Apt. 303, C; and Isiah Asplund, 404 W. Washington Ave., C.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 1-8, 2018


This weekend


What:Lumen Loves Wine! Gala to benefit for Imbibe Urbana, Love for All Poetry Crawl at The Urbana Free Library, dining at Pizza M, Broadway Food Hall and more, free acupuncture at Urbana Acupuncture, family fun at Spark Museum + Play Cafe, art shows at Urbana galleries and music at Blackbird Urbana and Iron Post.

Getting Personal: Angie Brix

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, staff writer Paul Wood chats with Angie Brix, a Champaign City Council member, Realtor and black Lab owner.

Where did you grow up and how did you get here?

Business listings, Jan. 28, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

2 Girls in the Garden, 808 W. University Ave., C, Nancy Dankle, same address, and Mary Knight, 505 W. Riverbend Blvd., Mahomet.

Baldarotta's Porketta & Sicilian Sausage, 304 W. Florida Ave., U, Jordan Baldarotta and Paris Baldarotta, same address.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2018


This weekend


What: An annual literary festival, featuring readings by three visiting authors, CM Burroughs, Rachael Hanel and Vu Tran, who will also lead craft talks on writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; an editors' panel; a book fair and more.

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 27.