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It's Your Business: ROK's food truck is putting a new spin on tacos

There's a new food truck rolling around the streets of Champaign, and it features items you may never have had before — at least in this form.

ROK's Korean BBQ Tacos started making the rounds last week.

Business listings, May 24, 2015

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

Coexist Juice, 2007 E. Washington St., Unit B, U, by Aaron Cooper, same address.

Gatehouse Home Staging & Interiors, 2809 W. Curtis Road, C, by Mary Murphy, 925 S. Washington St., Tuscola.

Grab a seat

URBANA — When the University of Illinois realized it needed a 66 percent increase in seating to accommodate an NCAA baseball regional, it turned to an Iowa City-based firm to supply the extra seats.

Business listings, May 17, 2015

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

Amy's Essential Oils, 216 Brookwood Drive, C, by Amy C. Lamb, same address.

Fast Cab, 1115 W. Bradley Ave., C, by Cathy Lemons, same address.

If I Clean, 1206 Mimosa Drive, C, by Laketia Thomas, same address.

Today's Special: Tea, smoothies, shakes on Campustown menu

CHAMPAIGN — One of the newest places to get liquid refreshment in Campustown is Milk Tea House, located inside the Skylight Court building at 410 E. Green St., C.

It's Your Business: Funeral home expands into Champaign

There's a new name in a familiar place in the funeral business.

Walker Funeral Service and Chapel has opened at 704 N. Fourth St., C, in the building formerly occupied by Melker Bluitt Parker Mortuary.

Walker already has funeral homes in Decatur and Springfield, and founder Thomas E. Walker said it was only natural to extend services to Champaign-Urbana.

Boltini to close soon

CHAMPAIGN — Boltini Lounge in downtown Champaign will close soon, and the owner of the building is seeking a new tenant for the space.

Dave Jones, president of One Main Development, which handles maintenance and leasing of the building at 211 N. Neil St., C, said Boltini will "complete operations" by Monday, but said he did not know specifics of when the lounge would close.

Business listings, May 10, 2015

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

Advance Deck & Sunroom, 2603 Appaloosa Lane, Mahomet, by Thomas Parker, same address.

Davis Floor Sanding & Refinishing, 1727 County Road 1550 N, U, by Danny L. Davis, same address.

Walt Robb: Worth the risk

Walt Robb, who received a doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois in 1951 and went on lead GE Medical Systems, has written a book "Taking Risks: Getting Ahead in Business and Life."

It's Your Business: Libman hits the hardwood for Atlanta Hawks

If you happen to be a fan of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks — and have eyes like a hawk — you might catch a glimpse of an East Central Illinois company's signs on their court.

For the next three years — beginning with recent games in the NBA playoffs — the Arcola-based Libman Co. is the "official hardwood floor care provider of the Atlanta Hawks."