Today's Special | Penn Station subs offering online ordering

Online ordering has arrived for two area locations of a sandwich chain.

Penn Station East Coast Subs began offering the function March 26 on its website and mobile app, according to spokeswoman Caitlin Thompson. It is available at its area locations at 906 W. Town Center Blvd. in Champaign and 2 E. Main St. in Danville.

Local screening of film on GMOs aims to 'provide evidence-based information'

CHAMPAIGN — Like many modem farmers, Sarah Hastings relies on technology to get the job done.

While planting is still a couple weeks away, Hastings, who farms near Sidney, has been preparing for this year's crop by installing software updates.

Krekel's Custard to shake things up in former Vinny's space

CHAMPAIGN — Popular Decatur-area restaurant Krekel's Custard plans to open a location in Champaign next to Jarling's Custard Cup and across the street from Hessel Park Family Dentistry.

It could open as soon as mid-April or early May, according to Taylor James, daughter-in-law of owner Troy Teel.

Dunkin' Donuts selling fries, pretzels chicken tenders

BOSTON (AP) — Want some fries with that doughnut?

Dunkin' Donuts is selling Donut Fries along with other nontraditional products as part of a new $2 snacking menu at a small number of its stores in the Boston area.

In addition to the fries, customers can order pretzel bites, waffle-breaded chicken tenders, Munchkin dippers and a gluten-free brownie.

Update: Save-A-Lot to fill downtown County Market site

Updated: 12:48 p.m. Friday

DANVILLE — Later this year, Kirby Foods in Champaign will move its existing Save-A-Lot store in Danville from the northeast side of town to the downtown location that County Market is vacating.

Thai/Laotian restaurant opening in summer in former Wedge space

CHAMPAIGN — Thai food will soon be returning to downtown Champaign in the space occupied by the recently closed Wedge.

Sticky Rice is expected to open early this summer at 415 N. Neil St., C — the former home of Wedge until it closed late last month.

Entertainment listings, April 5-12, 2018


This weekend


What: The 18th annual Antiques and Crafts Show. A juried show with more than 50 vendors. Food available.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7.

Where: Red Barn, Brocton. Located on Illinois 49, 5 miles south of U.S. 36 or 5 miles north of Illinois 133.

My Amish Home | A good day of people-watching near Dale

"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us.

Meg Makes | Angel food cake pans work for other recipes, too

Angel food cake is my favorite, but a pound cake baked in an angel-food cake pan? A close second, in my book.

My mom made her mom's pound cake recipe as an Easter dessert this weekend, and it was worth sharing. (She actually used a Bundt cake pan, but it's close to being the same thing.)

Community Wellness | Weekend meal prepping can save time, money


During National Nutrition Month, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by preparing meals in advance to enjoy throughout the week.