The NEA Big Read is coming to C-U, and it's a chance to learn more about culture and identity in our community and beyond.
If you are the sort that likes to galavant about town to celebrate New Year's, here is a (somewhat) comprehensive look at your options here in C-U and beyond.
As we wind down the publishing calendar for 2018, here are the most visited articles on Smile Politely this year.
Jen, a Champaign resident who identifies as having a disability, gives some suggestions and tips on including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in meaningful ways during the holidays.
Julie talks with Joseph Khan, a high school student turned fashion designer, about his upcoming runway show.
Many major fires roared in the Midwest during Chicago's infamous fire, including in Urbana.
Here are some humble suggestions of where you should spend your dollars this season.
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District has a breastfeeding-friendly business certification program that is fast, free, and simple.
A then & now comparison of the buildings you've grown up around in the C-U community.
Melinda checked out The Idea Store's new location at Lincoln Square Mall.
Leah explores some of the Halloween events happening around C-U this month.
The 14th installment of PYGMALION took place last week and into the weekend, check out some photos from the event within.
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.