Category: Word

Why the law fest on Main & Race?

I was walking through downtown Urbana today, enjoying the great weather, when I was reminded of something that has always bothered me.

Why are there 4 different law offices on the corner of Main and Race?

It looks like some sort of gas station stand-off or McDonald's vs Burger King real estate war. Can anyone shed some light on the situation? Employees? Partners? Other confused passerby?


Ask not what your country can do for you ...

"... but what have I done to your country." Will Ferrell portrays G.W. Bush on Broadway in his show, WILL FERRELL: YOU'RE WELCOME, AMERICA: A final night with George W. Bush. If you can't make it to New York this weekend for the final shows, you can catch a live broadcast of the Saturday night show on HBO.

Now, if I only hadn't canceled HBO when The Wire ended ...


Beer Bulletin: March 13

Here are the new beers making the rounds this weekend. If you've been longing for Bell's, you're in luck.

Crane Alley

New draughts: Atwater VooDooVator Doppelbock, Dark Horse Too Cream Stout, Lagunitas IPA, Southern Tier Chokolat Stout, Rogue Kells Irish Lager, Geants Goliath Belgian Tripel

New bottles: Lost Abbey Avant Garde, De Dolle Export Stout, De Dolle Dulle Teve "Mad Bitch," De Dolle Boskeun

The Blind Pig

New draughts: Arcadia IPA (cask), Bell's Hopslam, Bell's Best Brown Ale, Bell's Amber Ale, Bell's Kalamazoo Stout, Bell's Two-Hearted Ale, Left Hand Ju Ju Ginger, Rogue JLS Imperial Special Bitter, Green Flash Imperial IPA, Lagunitas Gnarly Wine

Mike 'n Molly's

New draughts: Rogue XS Imperial Stout, Founders Backwoods Bastard

New bottles: Péché Mortel

If you'd like to have your bar's new brews listed, hit us up via e-mail at info [at] smilepolitely [dotcom].