The pocket park off Bradley Ave. in Champaign was donated by a man named Clarence Thompson, who once owned a grand hotel downtown, on the same site as a new hotel planned for after the pandemic fades away.
After receiving a $400,000 grant from the Illinois COVID Response Fund, DREAAM House will be able to expand services for underserved families in C-U.
This weekend will be peak "get outside" weather. We have suggestions of things you can do from your front porch or out and about.
The team from the C-U chapter of Standing Up For Racial Justice examines the importance of disability justice in the broader movement for racial justice.
This network of trails and ponds and a park showcases what it means for developers to take seriously their projects with consideration for the future of the neighborhood.
Cynthia Cunningham is running against Mike Marron for State Representative of the 104th District.
Skelton Park sits on one of the most promising corners in all of Champaign-Urbana. Change is coming, and the best we can ask for now is that we make an investment into its green space.
It's been a week. We have some suggestions to help you unwind and enjoy your weekend.
Of the many places that are near and dear to Seth's heart in Champaign-Urbana, Patterson Parklet might top the list.
Six months ago, Urbana police officers arrested Aleyah Lewis, sparking controversy and protest. Urbana hired an outside firm to investigate the situation. They found the officers acted "in policy."
Apolonia chats with the organizers of C-U Black & African Arts Festival about staying relevant as an event through a pandemic, their respective history in C-U, and more.
Lessons in local history abound if you know where to look.
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.