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.
The 32,500-square-feet expansion, called the Illinois Conference Center, is scheduled to open in September 2020. It will feature a 12,500-square-foot exhibit hall and will be connected to the southeast corner of the existing 38,000-square-foot conference center.
Unplug your computer. Hide your smartphone. Misplace your tablet, now. Reconnect all on Tuesday.
The city of Champaign has issued a building permit to Costco Wholesale Corp. for a $23.4 million new building planned for the site of the former Bergner’s store at Market Place Mall.
What's to become of all those handprints at Meadowbrook Park?
The grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will cover most of the $25 million that the agency had been planning to spend on the expansion, Managing Director Karl Gnadt said.
After the deadlocked committee cast a pair of 3-3 votes Thursday night, the future of recreational-marijuana-related businesses in unincorporated areas is now in the hands of the full county board.
'It would be nice if it was one of our regulars,' said Christie Norton, assistant customer service manager at the County Market at 1628 Georgetown Road, which gets a $10,000 bonus for selling the $1 million ticket.
On Wednesday, a two-man crew with a crane truck was hoisting a new sign from the ground to front of the store at 1625 South Georgetown Road, Tilton.
NEWMAN — Fifteen local businesses have been awarded work so far in connection with the construction of the Harvest Ridge Wind Farm in rural Douglas County.
Champaign police Sgt. Dave Griffet said burglars got through an exterior wall — he wasn't certain how — and entered a secure area, taking more than 50 Microsoft tablets and more than 50 Apple watches.
Gym memberships will be transferred to Fitness Premier, 2414 Galen Drive, C, and the gym's approximately eight employees will be able to re-apply for jobs there.
The seven-story Marriott Aloft is slated to open by the end of 2020 on the corner of Hill and Neil streets with 132 rooms, a bar on the first floor, and 'a robot that will come and deliver your food and beverage for room service.'
Scott Cochrane has been planning to add one to his Midtown Crossing development, but ordinances make no mention of one, so the plan commission will take up the matter at its meeting Wednesday.
Store Manager Jodi Pearce said its 1 percent share of the winning ticket will be split between the Tolono Fire Department and Tolono Lions Club.
'Tobacco products are certainly a profitable part of our business, but our company's mission is to nourish people's lives,' CEO Todd Schnuck said.
After the fast-fashion chain filed Sunday for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Forever 21 said it would be closing 'a number of stores in the U.S.'
URBANA — The Urbana Business Association has selected Darius White to serve as its new executive director starting Oct. 14.
The latest endeavor for Walt and Kathy Wright has been a quarter-century of selling their wares at as many as 30 shows a year in Missouri, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.