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Best off-campus dining destinations for Dad

Best off-campus dining destinations for Dad

November 11, 2014

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="86daabf0-6935-11e4-a8c1-33dceb41b6ba"}} Esquire Lounge 106 N Walnut St., Champaign From pool tables to scattered peanut shells on the floor, Esquire is one of the best off-campus bars and a staple of downtown Champaign. It’s a great place to watch sporting events ...

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2014

Ward Gollings, who now books bands to play at venues such as The Highdive and Cowboy Monkey, has been involved in the music scene in Champaign-Urbana since his college years at the University in the late ‘80s. It was here that his best friend and roommate at the time, Chris Corpora, introduced him t...