Rithika speaks with Lindsay Haitz and Gina Johnson, the leaders of Blueprint, to gain a better understanding of the importance of mental healthcare and the variety of creative services they provide.
Julie takes a stroll around Lincoln Square Mall, noting how much has changed in recent years.
Plantify owners Long Luu and Giang Pham discuss their store in downtown Champaign, plant care, and why we buy houseplants.
Alyssa visited Soul Care Urban Retreat Center and shares about her experience.
Rithika chats with Sha'Tyra Hawkins about her creative idea of bringing the theater experience to personal homes through Chambana Backyard Movies.
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.
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.
The pandemic motivated local candle maker Kayla Brown to take her business, Fire Doll Studio, to the next level and open a location in Downtown Champaign.
Julie discovers some interesting finds at Mercantile Antiques & Trade Co. in St. Joseph.
Rithika chats with Dr. Rex Hess of Epivara Incorporation at the U of I about the company's revolutionary new technology and the recent $250,000 grant they've received from the National Science Foundation.
“I have this ridiculous amount of faith in how amazing and how strong and how resilient our girls can be.”
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