End of line, dear readers! After over 100 entries, Year of the Park comes to a close. Read on to learn what Publisher Seth Fein thinks are the Top 20 Best Parks in Champaign-Urbana.
Rithika chats with Sha'Tyra Hawkins about her creative idea of bringing the theater experience to personal homes through Chambana Backyard Movies.
As we begin to unpack the parks that really have some value, we can be reminded that we are blessed with all that we have, and forget about all that we don't. At least for the moment.
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.
There are 82 publicly funded parks in Champaign, Urbana, and Savoy. Some of them are magnificent, and some of them are hey, pretty good! But there are others are sort of really bad. Counting down from 82, here's bottom 31 parks in our fair city.
Two U of I students went all in at the 9/11 memorial stair climb, donning full firefighting gear to remember the first responders who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Kim Bryan turned personal pain into community action through her organization Rattle the Stars.
Here is the final installment of Year to the Park A to Z! Next week, we'll run down Worst to First to give it a nice shiny bow, but for now, these are "parks" that are not run by the park districts, but rather, our municipalities. Yes, it is confusing!
Julie offer festival-goers a few suggestions for September.
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.
Tucked into the north part of central Urbana, Crystal Lake Park's majesty is far too overlooked, and it's time we collectively change that. Build a bridge. It's time.
While solar car racing isn't as well known as football on the University of Illinois campus, this student organization offers a chance for engineering students to make friends with and compete against students from other prestigious universities.
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