The barbecue restaurant is marking a quarter-century since its Jan. 16, 1995, opening on Cunningham Avenue in Urbana by offering half-price dinners this Saturday.
With the recent addition of a martial arts studio, Lincoln Square Mall’s ground floor is filling up again.
This will be the second Haymakers, joining the one that opened in 2015 next to Harvest Market in the Carriage Center on South Neil Street.
This week: The opening of Sushi Siam in Champaign; the winners of WeddingWire’s 2020 Couples’ Choice Awards; nominations being sought by DACC's Small Business Development Center; an Urbana psychologist's new online program; and the grand opening of the CBD Store.
While the Pro Shop and golf course close Jan. 31, diners were served their last meals Friday.
Carle, Illini football uniforms, congestion on Green Street, Trader Joe’s, streetcars crossing the UI Quad, sidewalks (or lack of them), a vacant day care in Urbana, a vacant gas station along Monticello Road, a difficult MTD bus stop, the configuration of the newly rebuilt South Prospect Avenue and Biggby Coffee.
Last weekend’s “Jackets For Jackets” event hosted by Pour Bros. Taproom in Champaign resulted in more than 100 donated coats. On Thursday, the pub’s co-owner, Jason Fowler, delivered them to Garden Hills Academy in Champaign.
In this week's edition: A new restaurant — Bluefish on the Green — at Railside Golf Club in Gibson City; Jazzercise Champaign at the Savoy Recreation Center; and Champaign-based PhotoniCare's TOMi Scope.
CEO Dan Bane told The News-Gazette on Wednesday that the trendy grocery chain is looking at about 200 areas, with plans to build stores in about 30 of them.
'I've had more people in here just this morning than I have had on busy days in June, people trying to use up gift cards and wanting refunds,' said Max Harmon, an assistant golf pro.
If you’ve wondered whether marijuana could help what ails you, but you don’t want the intoxicating effect that comes with it, the operators of The CBD Store in Champaign say they can help with that.
If the holidays — and life in general — are leaving you feeling frazzled, you might want to check out the new Soul Care Urban Retreat Center in Urbana.
This week’s stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: Harvest Market in Champaign, which — for the studying crowd — is much more than a grocery story.
'I told them they couldn't demo Kam's this week,' said Stacey DeLorenzo, transportation coordinator for UI Facilities and Services. 'They can do whatever they want after Friday.'
The Urbana El Progreso grocery store will be moving to its new location next spring, possibly in May, depending on how quickly the construction goes, said Marly Corado, one of the owners.
Manager Dalton McCabe said the official reason was 'basically, lack of business.' Rob Meister, who opened it in 2017 but hasn't been involved since November of that year, said he's interested in reopening it.
We said bye-bye to Burnham Mansion, the late Great Impasta and those funky eclipse glasses, and welcome to the 44th president, the Pride Parade and a Pesotum farm-playing Luke Bryan. As the clock winds down on the 2010s — and the countdown continues to a new Costco in Champaign, a casino in Danville and A/C at last throughout Central High School
The kids’ toys are long gone, but Crunch Fitness — now open 24/7 in the former Toys R Us store building at 40 E. Anthony Drive, C — aims to make serious exercise fun.