In Chapter 3 of our monthlong series, we asked those in the know to gaze into their crystal balls and tell us what big changes they wouldn’t be shocked to see in their field by the end of the decade of the 2020s.

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.

Coming sooner than you’d think to a sky near you: vehicles like the ones George, Jane, Judy and Elroy Jetson used to take Astro for rides in. We didn’t believe it, either — until we asked automotive and aviation insiders what big changes they wouldn’t be shocked to see by the turn of the next decade. Here’s who we caught up with for chapter 2 of our monthlong look at what could be in store for dozens of industries between now and Dec. 31, 2029.

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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.

Demolition continued Friday on the former Bergner’s location at Marketplace Mall.

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.

It's like a Christmas stocking stuffed with an array of goodies: a time capsule at Parkland College, an update on the big H Mart store planned for South Neil Street, “peace poles” sprouting around Urbana, more work on West Bradley Avenue and complaints about roadwork on south U.S. 45.

This week’s stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: The carousel at Market Place Mall in Champaign, for 20 years a wildly popular hangout for the younger crowd.