It's the first full weekend with students back. If that inspires you to hibernate, we have some suggestions. If you're still planning to head out and about, we have you covered there too.
This little lake is stocked with fish, and open for canoes and kayaks, and quite frankly, is one of the better places to spend an afternoon with someone you love, or even someone you just like. Look around, and you will also find one of the better art galleries in all of Champaign-Urbana.
This year's PYGMALION program is an all-virtual affair, featuring appearances by Ilana Glazer, Ari Shapiro, Bernardine Evaristo, Terrance Hayes, Napoleon Dynamite Live, and more.
There are so many damn parks in Champaign, that sometimes, we don't even know they existed. This is a positive thing, like waiting until you age longer to listen to an old album you've been saving. Excitement awaits!
On August 3rd, Julie Laut took over the recently vacant Ward 2 seat on Urbana's City Council. She's progressive, a historian, and a community organizer.
The Champaign-Urbana chapter of Showing Up For Racial Justice offers some easily accessible actions for this week.
Urbana Police Lieutenant Joel Sanders brought a proposal to the Urbana City Council that would address policing of citizens in crisis.
Live music, civic responsibility, and corn. This weekend has a lot to offer.
Peeling off a long strip of Duncan Road just off Windsor, this neighborhood park has been serving the people who live in the southwest part of Champaign for over twenty years.
This is a very nice and well designed space that complements the Unit 4 school on site. But any analysis of this park demands a deeper look into one of our current problems inside of the City of Champaign.
Trina Wright-Dixon is making a difference as the first Black board chair for the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois.
In 2017, Chester Street closed its doors for good and relinquished its standing as the most prolific gay bar in Champaign-Urbana. The questions around the future of queer performance spaces in C-U are still sorely lacking in answers.
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.