The crown jewel of parks in the north side of Champaign, Douglass Park has improved vastly over the years, and continues to be a meeting place for many members of C-U's Black communities as we slowly inch towards more equity and resolution.
The McCollum family changed Champaign and changed the nation. We honored them with a strip of grass next to a major railroad that no well person would ever go hang around. Plus: mythbusters, Traffic Tickets and Drug Charges Edition!
Turn your eyes skyward with Central Illinois Aerospace as they kick off summer with their biggest launch of the year.
Urbana's fierce, talented young poets share what Juneteenth means to them in the fight for justice.
Champaign Freedom School is helping students reach their potential, while empowering them to help their community.
This 7.7 acre park is tucked into a neighborhood in west Champaign just off I-57 and I-72. It is simple and basic, but is nicely located for a lot of families living around it.
Behold! One of the best parks in Champaign and Urbana sits in the very heart of the city, and there's a lot to love, and a lot of opportunity for reimagining one of our oldest park spaces.
“I have this ridiculous amount of faith in how amazing and how strong and how resilient our girls can be.”
Here is a park in Savoy that isn't half bad at all, and filled with potential. Savoy just needs to get serious about Savoy. The people of Savoy are counting on Savoy!
Rithika talks to Carle medical student Aaron Brown and Charles Burton of Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club to learn more their efforts to provide and promote free vaccinations and health information to all communities.
Town Center Park is not a park at all. It is a boring green space that is simply attached to an apartment complex that, for some reason, we're all now on the hook to pay for its lawncare. Dissolve this park immediately!
Citizen's Park is now home to a fantastic new sculpture by Michael Darin called "Sprout" which is part of The Great ArtDoors, a program sponsored by the Park Districts, Spurlock Museum, and 40 North. More of this please!
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.