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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.
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....

Polyvinyl set to release Vol. 2 of 4-Track Singles Series

Vinyl records stack the shelves of Polyvinyl Record Co.'s offices in downtown Champaign.
November 18, 2014

It all started in 1994 with two high school sweethearts, a love of music and Polyvinyl Press, a self-published mini-magazine (“fanzine”) about local, underground music. At the time, Matt Lunsford and...

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