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Strawberry Fields met with loyal customers upon reopening

Strawberry Fields met with loyal customers upon reopening

By Mariah Schaefer

July 9, 2015


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Strawberry Fields reopened its doors Thursday under new management after closing in December.Saib Rasheed, store manager, was there along with Strawberry Fields employees to greet customers.They did not have to wait long for someone to enter the store; Phyllis Williams of Urbana arrived shortly after 7...

Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

By Lillian Barkley

March 31, 2015


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In a small, corner cafe, Pullman railroad berth lights illuminate the booths, a large pendulum clock keeps time on a far wall, a gold Palace Opera House chandelier shines above the dining room and a red airplane with a propeller that acts as a fan for the main dining room hangs above customers’ he...

A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

By Lillian Barkley

January 28, 2015


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Champaign-Urbana lost a community staple on Dec. 14, when health food store Strawberry Fields closed after 40 years of business. But, much like strawberry harvesting season itself, a new Strawberry Fields will be growing in its place around late April.  Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest Internatio...

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