Rithika chats with Sha'Tyra Hawkins about her creative idea of bringing the theater experience to personal homes through Chambana Backyard Movies.
Beads N Botanicals owner, Catherine Novak, talked to Jaclyn about tarot and spiritual seeking during a pandemic, what to look for in a professional reader/intuitive guide, and what Novak and her team are doing to provide a safe experience for customers right now.
Champaign-Urbana seems an unlikely hub for this offbeat movement education system, but the Alexander Technique has thrived in our community for decades — and we're better for it.
The pandemic motivated local candle maker Kayla Brown to take her business, Fire Doll Studio, to the next level and open a location in Downtown Champaign.
Julie discovers some interesting finds at Mercantile Antiques & Trade Co. in St. Joseph.
Rithika chats with Dr. Rex Hess of Epivara Incorporation at the U of I about the company's revolutionary new technology and the recent $250,000 grant they've received from the National Science Foundation.
“I have this ridiculous amount of faith in how amazing and how strong and how resilient our girls can be.”
Maliya Smith founded Melanin Lighthouse to share holistic healing practices with the community.
Alyssa reviews Revenge of the Cabin, a haunted escape room at CU Adventures in Time & Space — no spoilers.
"When people call or come through our doors, they are not only physically hurt but are also emotionally stressed...Their worlds are turned upside down, and it is rewarding to see and hear the relief they feel knowing that someone is finally on their side."
Kingfisher Kayaking is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing affordable kayak rentals and conservation education to East Central Illinois.
Karma Trade is a zero-waste swap service that prevents you from experiencing closet boredom while still being kind to the planet.
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