With the recent addition of a martial arts studio, Lincoln Square Mall’s ground floor is filling up again.
CHAMPAIGN — FedEx is adding solar panels to the roof of its Champaign hub.
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.
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.
Chris Karr, a farmer and hog caller from Seymour, brought his collection to the show, but not to sell. He said the toys bring 'a flashback to what they did with Grandpa or their dad.'
On Jan. 1, not only will recreational marijuana be legal, but the paraphernalia to use it will be, too. And Jeremy Sample will be able to start calling the 'water pipes' he sells at his new shop, CU Glass Connection, by their better-known name: bongs.
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.
Though it got off to a slow start during the recession, since 2016, it’s made an operating profit of more than $100,000 a year, with a little more than half of the revenue coming from hourly parking fees and the rest from permits.
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.
A Texas-based developer completed its purchase Monday of property needed to build what Urbana officials are calling the gateway to the University of Illinois.
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.
Development team has been in communication with planning and development staff as it continues to work through the design of the planned Neil Street grocery store.
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.
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.
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.