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Business listings, July 26, 2015

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

All About Seniors, 2707 E. Illinois St., U, Calvin E. Payne and Mary Ann Payne, same address.

Crucial Cuts, 10 Henson Place, Suite 5-3, Champaign, Keith Butler, 201 S. Country Fair Drive, Apt. 8, C.

Business listings, July 19, 2015

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

Club Carlson For Kids, 1507 Dover Drive, St. Joseph, Jennifer Carlson, same address.

Gray's Cleaning Service, 1615 Sangamon Drive, C, Earl Gray, same address.

Lakea's Cleaning, 2002 S. Cottage Grove Ave., #A, U, Lakea Jackson, same address.

It's Your Business: Camps business goes international

Tom and Julie Monahan put on weeklong specialty camps for kids — and now they're doing it internationally.

Their company is called WeAreCamps.com, and they send crews all over the U.S. and abroad to coordinate the camps.

Business listings, July 12, 2015

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

Celebrate Nature's Gifts, 1839 County Road 3500 N, Ludlow, by Lisa M. Birch, same address.

In Tune With You, 216 Dewey St., U, by Kimberly Chambers, same address.

Lin Lin House Cleaning, 1706 Bohn Circle, U, by Qin Lin, same address.

Reopening Thursday

Got any questions about businesses - past and present? Historian Tom Kacich has your answer. Reach him here

Business listings, July 5, 2015

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

Ghost Track Media, 204 E. John St., Apt. B-37, C, by Sean Patrick Neumann, same address.

Granny's Safe Haven Day Care, 1206 W. Beslin St., U, by Mary Rose, same address.

Heirship Records, P.O. Box 521, U, by Joseph I. Gadient, 206 S. Cedar St., U.

It's Your Business: Capoeira center making the move to Urbana

URBANA — There's soon going to be more movement in downtown Urbana — quick movement involving plenty of kicks and spins.

The Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande — an academy that teaches the Brazilian martial art of capoeira (pronounced CAP-oo-AIR-uh) — plans to relocate to 122 W. Main St. — a second-floor space above Mirabelle Fine Pastries — in August.

Business listings, June 28, 2015

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

Above & Beyond Cleaning, 2807 Berniece Court, C, by Gay A. Ziemer, same address.

Acquasi Taxi and Limousine, 1702 E. Colorado Ave., #201, U, by Acquasi Oqurine Ansong, same address.

Party while you paint

CHAMPAIGN — A few months ago, art teacher Mandy Danowitz had a few friends over to paint (a picture, not the walls) while sipping wine.

"It was such a blast — that was the genesis of it. I thought I could really do something with this," she said.

Hop to it

Quick, we need to get more cats.

The area's breweries are growing, and the malted barley they use is very attractive to rodents. So cats have traditionally been associated with breweries, says Chris Knight, whose Blind Pig operation continues to grow in downtown champaign.