Erin spoke with Mariah Madison, creator of Buy Black Chambana, about making a local black-owned business directory that includes Nannyville, LLC, a black-owned business of her own.
Susan Elmore, the owner of Jane Addams Bookshop, discusses the store's 35-year history and how she came to carry on its tradition for the last decade.
Gillian, a resident of C-U who also identifies as someone with a developmental disability, speaks with Jessie Rusteberg. This profile is part of her series of interviews of local people who are helping to build a better, more inclusive Champaign-Urbana.
Kat points out the shifting dynamic of corporate America and traditional business practices by taking a look at a couple of local examples of innovative workplaces.
Steve chats with Nelson Luyando, owner of Luyando Boxing, about his business, and how it came to be in Midtown.
Siarah takes a look at four places in C-U where you can feel good about donating your items.
Where Campustown and Downtown blur, Midtown's First Street is regaining its identity.
Steve attended the 2019 CobraVenture Pitch Showcase, and caught up with a few of the student entrepreneurs.
Escape the college town life, full of chain stores and traffic lights, to enjoy the slow pace of a small town while eating well and supporting small businesses.
The pole fitness and aerial arts studio Defy Gravity is hosting an Open House this Sunday to celebrate their move to Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana.
Have you seen all the escape room options around town but been too intimidated to try one out? Look no further than this article providing a run-down of local rooms.
Sara talks with Kristina Reese and Maria Ludeke from Hatha Yoga and Fitness: A community of people from all fitness levels and disciplines working to balance their outer as well as their inner strengths.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.