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.
If you are the sort that likes to galavant about town to celebrate New Year's, here is a (somewhat) comprehensive look at your options here in C-U and beyond.
Sara talks with Ainslie Heinlich, Odd Fellow and organizer of the Odd Market, coming up this Saturday.
This past weekend the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative sponsored its 7th biannual conference in Champaign, bringing together people from all over the world invested improving the lives of those living in low-income contexts.
The University of Illinois has unique connections in all parts of the world for research and scholarship. One of these connections is with the Maasai people of northern Tanzania. At the end of May, I traveled to Tanzania with other students and faculty to meet with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Maasai men and women.
The Protagonist Pizza crew venture to a new land for this installment of Daycations.
Sidney Dairy Barn (a tour of the Moo Mobile), hanging out at Bicentennial Park, hitting the Sidney Saloon, and more — Protagonist Pizza takes a trip to our C-U neighbor.
Balloons over Vermilion is back after 15 years and Michelle was there to help them celebrate.
All good things must come to an end. Fortunately, there is still time to visit the Chanute Air Museum.
Sam went out to Rantoul to check out Chuck Duckworth's latest project: renovating an old grocery store into an awesome home that looks to be plucked out of Chicago. Check out photos and video.
Check out these sweet classic cars on display during Old Glory Days just outside of C-U in Bement last weekend.
Donald asks us to rethink how we get in the holiday mood.
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