Andrew recaps a mostly mild December.
Spending our dollars locally is more important than ever this strange holiday season.
Here is a shining example of what an urban park can be, and how preservation and time make for incredible spaces to enjoy a city. And don't pass by the chance to click the link in the post to read a wonderful article about some recent history of the park, and its namesake family, written by celebrated local reporter Julie Wurth.
Tom goes searching for elaborately painted storefront windows and finds a few gems.
Tias investigates new trends in dog adoption, and talks to owners why they are deciding to adopt now.
This park is not really a park any longer as much as it is a gateway to one of the more magnificent "park" projects the City of Champaign took on and completed in the past few decades. Still though, it is a park by taxing body standards, and we are gonna assess it as we do!
Here are the articles and SPlogs that garnered the most attention in 2020.
Julie takes a look at how the City of Urbana has utilized grants to provide relief for businesses and community members during the pandemic.
This 5.25 acre park on the corner of Neil and Bradley in Champaign was named for Hazel Iungerich, who spent thirty years on the Champaign Park District Board. It's got plenty to enjoy, if you choose to make the trek to be there.
These dog parks simply don't cut it for this community. We owe more to the people who pay taxes, and goddamnit, we owe more to our four legged friends, no matter how idiotic they are.
Andrew recaps a shockingly mild November.
Evidence of the expansive Illinois Traction Railroad system still lingers in Central Illinois and beyond.
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