DREAAM is a community impact organization with a justice-informed mission to reduce the achievement and opportunity gaps among boys and young men. They work with children and young adults who need DREAAM the most. Some of them face tough odds, needing to overcome challenges such as school suspension, anger issues, parental incarceration, and low academic skills. …

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First United Methodist Church

Online Worship service: Sunday at 10:30am on Facebook Our mission is: *to CONNECT people with God and one another *to GROW as disciples of Jesus Christ *to SERVE others


WCIA channel 3 is a CBS-affiliated television station located in Champaign, Illinois. Owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc., it has a sister station, WCIX-TV, the MyNetworkTV affiliate licensed to Springfield, Illinois. Both WCIA and WCIX are operated out of a studio on Neil Street in downtown Champaign.

Blind Pig Brewing

 Blind Pig Brewing represents four different location in downtown Champaign. The Blind Pig Company (120 N. Walnut St), known as the Big Pig, features 27 guest taps. The Blind Pig Brewery (120 N. Neil St), the main brew pub, where we use our pilot system to brew splendid experimental beers. Locally referred to as the …

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Fire Doll Studio

Fire Doll Studio is a Champaign, Illinois, based independent woman-owned artisan chandlery with a passion for health, sustainability, and the art of candle making.

Hopscotch Bakery Downtown

Hopscotch will have a second location in downtown Champaign. The bakery offers handmade, super premium, old fashioned cakes and confections with locally-sourced and artisanal ingredients and spices.

The Literary

The Literary is a bookstore & bar serving up the finest wine, beer, and reads on planet earth. Lit is all about community, connection, and getting together around things that light us up.

Watson’s Shack and Rail

Watson’s is a fine-casual chicken shack, bar, & restaurant located at 211 N Neil St. in downtown Champaign. Enjoy their specialties like fried and rotisserie style chicken including the Nashville Hot Chicken and Fried Chicken & Waffles, which take center stage on most nights.

Farren’s Pub & Eatery

Farren’s Pub & Eatery is a pillar business operating in downtown Champaign. Farren’s has been doling out burgers and American cuisine for 21 years (and counting)! Located at 117 N Walnut St, Farren’s Pub is the place to eat downtown.

Golden Weather Goods

Golden Weather is a home and lifestyle shop offering goods that reflect the simple joys of warmth and light. We’re inspired by bright, modern spaces with an emphasis on slowly made products by independent brands.