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From chemist to beer enthusiast, Blind Pig owner enjoys C-U

Blind Pig Brewery in Champaign is working on finishing it's new production facility that will allow it's beer to be bottled and sold outside of the brew-pub.

By Jenny Horne

October 19, 2015

Chris Knight’s world revolves around bars.MDSpecifically, the Blind Pig bars, as the owner of the bars located in downtown Champaign.Soon, however, Knight will also be the owner of the Blind Pig beers. He is currently putting the finishing touches on his newest creation: bottled beer that will hopefully be sold i...

Bringing urban art to the C-U community

Bringing urban art to the C-U community

April 9, 2015

Looming over the side of I-74, with a Popeyes and Days Inn across the street, stands Allen Creamean’s billboard, “Gritting Teeth.” Creamean’s image of gritted teeth with red lips and a green nose was created initially with just acrylic markers. While the gritted smile will only stay in this location fo...