Entertainment listings, July 20-27, 2017


This weekend


What: Traditional fair events including queen pageant, demo derby, wild World of Animals, horse shows, livestock, Nick Lynch Band, 4-H, tractor pull and talent show.

When: July 20-24.

Where: Fairgrounds,1390 E. 2000 N. Road, Watseka.

Chipotle says Virginia store reopening after cleaning

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says a Virginia store that was temporarily closed because of a suspected case of norovirus will reopen Wednesday, after "multiple teams performed complete sanitizations of all surfaces."

Bayern Stube owners selling, not closing

GIBSON CITY — When folks talk about Gibson City, one of the first things that always comes up is the Bayern Stube, the German restaurant that's been a fixture in the community of about 3,400 since its opening in 1991.

"It's our page view," said Tim Shafer, president of the Gibson Area Chamber of Commerce.

Subway out to update look of its stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a sales decline.

App glitch mars McDonald's ice cream promotion

OAK BROOK (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry because of a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app.

Today's Special: Smoked food truck hits the streets

A Mahomet man has opened his own food truck in Champaign.

Adam Shallenberger opened the Smoked food truck on July 6.

The truck, which features barbecue dishes and tacos, can frequently be found either near the corner of Neil Street and University Avenue in front of Busey Bank or near the corner of Prospect and Kirby avenues by the old Mattress Boss.

What's cooking at the Crossing?

What restaurant does C-U need? Tell our Tom Kacich here

CHAMPAIGN — The first restaurant in this particular space at southwest Champaign's Village at the Crossing was the short-lived Uncle Jack's.

Then came — and went — Minneci's.

Next up?

Today's Special: Original Pancake House soon to be filling more plates

Restaurant questions? Ask 'em here and Tom Kacich will get your answer

CHAMPAIGN — Coming soon to one of Champaign's most popular breakfast destinations: shorter weekend wait times.

McDonald's supersizing effort to restore its popularity

ROMEOVILLE — McDonald's is hoping to make a difference in its future seven seconds at a time.

The company that helped define fast food is making supersized efforts to reverse its fading popularity and catch up to a landscape that has evolved around it. That includes expanding delivery, digital ordering kiosks in restaurants, and rolling out an app that saves precious seconds.

Entertainment listings, July 13-20, 2017