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Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells a variety of baked goods at her business, Sugar by Sarah.

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at her business — Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

Urbana’s Holiday Market sells fresh, homemade products, supports community

Urbana’s Holiday Market sells fresh, homemade products, supports community

By Annabeth Carlson

November 17, 2014

With the first snow flurries of the year in the air and festive decorations appearing in stores and on street lamps, the holiday season has arrived and with it Urbana’s annual Holiday Market. Urbana’s Holiday Market is a series of weekly markets every Saturday between Nov. 8 and Dec. 20 inside Lincoln...

Opening weekend for Illinois basketball comes on the heels of signing day

Illinois' Kendrick Nunn drives to the basket during the game against Darthmouth at State Farm Center, on Dec. 10, 2013. The Illini won 72-65

November 13, 2014

As if on cue, cold weather has arrived to remind us that basketball season is here. And yes, Illinois football has a very real chance of making a bowl game this season as winter approaches. But it’s Illini basketball that’s on everyone’s minds mid-November. I’d even go as far as to compare th...