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Jim Dey | Food trucks-vs.-restaurants battle reaches Illinois Supreme Court

Food servers battled food servers last week in a legal case that bubbled up, literally, from the sidewalks of Chicago all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court.

Just Askin' | Alcohol at Willard

Q: Is booze going to be added to the menu at the Einstein Bros. Bagels at Willard Airport?

A: That's the plan.

"We're working on trying to get a liquor license so we can use Einstein Bros. to serve and sell alcohol," airport Executive Director Gene Cossey said. "Our plan is for prepackaged drinks. It won't be a full bar."

Entertainment listings, Jan. 24-31, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS

Entertainment listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CELEBRATES LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Howdy Burger fills Campustown void

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Say howdy to a new eatery in Campustown.

Howdy Burger opened Tuesday at 625 E. Green St. in Champaign, in the former Pizza Factory building.

UPDATE: Manzella's to reopen Friday after car crashed into it Thursday

CHAMPAIGN — Three Manzella siblings were grateful to be able to reopen their family restaurant Friday, 32 hours after an alleged drunken driver crashed through the window to their banquet room early Thursday.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 10-17, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

JEFF DUNHAM

What: Comedian and ventriloquist on his "Passively Aggressive" Tour.

When: 5 p.m. Jan. 12.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $45.50 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641 or statefarmcenter.com.

Next week

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CELEBRATES LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

UPDATE: Work on Champaign Golden Corral to begin in spring

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CHAMPAIGN — Golden Corral finally picked up its building permit Wednesday, according to Larry Happ, Champaign's building safety supervisor.

Happ said constuction would begin this spring: "No sooner than April."

UPDATE: Paxton's Little Chef Diner closes after less than a year in operation

PAXTON — Open less than a year, the Little Chef Diner in Paxton has closed its doors permanently, leaving the building that once housed a Pizza Hut vacant yet again.

It was the second diner to occupy the red-roofed building at 560 John St. east of Interstate 57 since the Pizza Hut closed Dec. 31, 2016.

Just Askin' | Scotty's Brewhouse's bankruptcy not felt here

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With Scotty's Brewhouse filing for bankruptcy, what's going to happen to the Champaign location?

The Champaign restaurant on South Neil Street is not affected, said general manager Tim Jongsma.

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