Outside of Champaign-Urbana, many of our small towns face mounting challenges and shrinking populations. So, what can be done?
With Lodgic Everyday Community's opening day getting closer, we had a sneak peek of the restaurant, workspace, and more.
Julie chats with Traci Lipps, owner of Willow Creek Farm in Urbana.
Julie sits down with the staff of Phoenix Botanical.
Doesn't every office need a robot? Julie learns about this creative collaboration between Surface 51 and Taylor Studios.
Dianna seeks out the good stuff that's happening here in C-U, and finds one example at a local restaurant.
Nicole profiles Lola Pittenger, creator of Glow by Lola.
Julie gets a behind the scenes look at the work of Landscaping Recycling Center.
Julie checks in with Lori Gold Patterson after her announcement that she'll be stepping down as C.E.O. of Pixo.
Andrew ponders what happens when a Central Illinois brand goes under, and what that means for Champaign-Urbana.
Nicole visits with MiniVisits, an organization that raises and trains miniature horses for therapy.
Anisa talks with the women of The Beauty Bar hair salon.
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.