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  • Champaign County:  Not just for students
    Champaign County: Not just for students
    What do reindeer, apples, military aircraft and paintings by famous artists have in common? They are all things you’ll find in Champaign County. Although best known as home of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, you don’t...
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    Nightlife in Amish Country: Arthur and Arcola, Illinois
    Although Amish country in central Illinois is fairly small, there is a few places that offer some night life entertainment for those wishing to get a few drinks or something quick to eat before a time on the town. In Amish country, there aren'...
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    See local artwork and experience a five course Meal from central Illinois farms
    The public is invited to support their local artists and farmers with Arts and Eats in the “Farm to Fork” series. Guests will have a chance to taste foods from local farms and view artwork from area artists. According to Matt Tipton ...
  • The Green Onion in Champaign: Chinese Food & Accessories for Your Kitchen
    The Green Onion in Champaign: Chinese food & accessories for your kitchen
    I've been a sucker for Chinese food for some time now. I enjoy visiting all kinds of Chinese restaurants and trying out the buffets-sushi included! For awhile, I wanted to try to copy some of the same recipes to make in my own kitchen...
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    Kevin Gordon tour includes intimate house concerts and FItzGerald's in Berwyn
    The southbound stretch of I-57 around Chicago is no picnic on a Friday afternoon. There are barricades, bottlenecks and other traffic tie-ups that spike both blood pressure and arrival times. It’s the kind of road that can induce extreme...
  • Du-mont Burger at Meatheads
    Create Your Dream Burger at Champaign, Illinois's Meatheads
    When you are craving a juicy hamburger with all of our favorite fixings, look no further than the Meatheads restaurant in Champaign, Illinois. You can order your favorite burger, a chicken sandwich or hotdog and then add all of your desired...
  • Fresh Produce
    Central Illinois Fresh Produce: Local Farmer's Market
    With warm weather comes fresh produce! There is nothing tastier and more refreshing than fresh fruits and vegetables. When spring arrives, farmers begin planting in the fields, so that by summer-time, we can begin eating our favorite fruits and...
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    Win 2 tickets to meet pop-star Alex Young at exclusive VIP party Saturday night
    Pop-star Alex Young is headed to Chicago for two shows, where she’ll debut her newest single “Don’t Play with Me”. On Friday November 11th, Alex Young will be live at The HighDive in Champaign (51 East Main Street,...
  • Wine, Champaign and Caviar
    Wine, Champagne and Beverly Hills Caviar - Part 1
    Wine, Champagne and CaviarLuxury food has always done well with Alcohol. Maybe it’s the flavor, or just the fact that wealthy people like to drink wine. Regardless of the reason, wine is the oldest drink in the world (after water) and even...
  • What's so magical about Champaign?
    What's so magical about Champaign?
    Many people who live in Champaign don't realize it, but in their midst is world-renowned magician and escape artist Andy Dallas. Most people think of the costumes-and-curiosities shop Dallas & Co., but hidden within that very store is a...
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    Sushi Rock: Japanese restaurant in Champaign
    Sushi Rock is a Japanese restaurant on 621 Green St. in Champaign. Located only minutes away from the University of Illinois main campus, this restaurant is a great place to go, especially for lunch. However, they close for an hour or two in the...
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    Skeptic Roger Ebert is reason enough to use Twitter
    It was only in 2006 that the social networking and microblogging service known as Twitter was founded and launched. Little did the millenial world know what was being bestowed upon the future of how we communicate instantly. In the beginning, ...
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    Hooter's controversy
    Being that I have quite an extensive past and history with the Hooters corporation (I was employed there for 4 years during college) many people have asked me about my take on the most recent controversy surrounding an employee who was asked to...
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    Fitness etiquette
    Yesterday afternoon Champaign's WCIA news channel 3 featured a useful yetcomicalreport on the proper etiquette whileusing equipment at anyfitness facility.The reporter surveyed a local fitness goer who was a member of the local YMCA and...