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Daily Bread Soup Kitchen aims to fundraise $300,000 for new location

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen aims to fundraise $300,000 for new location
September 27, 2015

The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen is raising money for a new location to help those that need their services. After the St. Jude’s Catholic Worker House soup kitchen closed in 2009, many volunteers of the...

An unheard Elsinore, the band is back

James Treichler, drummer and audio engineer of Elsinore, works at a sound board for day one of recording the band's new album.  
April 15, 2015

Seven days before recording its most recent album, “PUSH/PULL,” local band Elsinore lost half of its members. Studio time was already reserved and a producer was scheduled to be flown out from Portland,...

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Welcome Art at Red Herring.
April 14, 2015

On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty...

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen looks to continue its values in new Champaign location

Ellen McDowell (center) stands with a group of volunteers as the director of the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen of 35 years.
January 28, 2015

Six months before shifting locations and turning off the burners for good at the New Covenant Fellowship, the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen was on an over 30-year run. Since its inception in 1980, the kitchen...

Hendrick House hops on the food truck bandwagon

Between working special events, the Hendrick House food truck sits in the parking lot of the West Green Street location on Wednesday.
September 9, 2014

After a two-year search for the right vehicle, Hendrick House now has its own food truck that can be seen out and about in the Champaign-Urbana area beginning in early to mid-October. Hendrick House’s...

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