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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

By Daniel Corry

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 house stayed committed to feeding the hungry in Champaign-Urbana and came together to create the Dai...

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, but the band’s dynamic wasn’t working, making the previous members opt out last minute. Fro...

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Welcome Art at Red Herring.

By Emily Scott

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 cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...

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.

By Taylor Lucero

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 Diane McNattin said they began to look for a truck after reading about the growing popularity of ...