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Bars & Nightlife
Alto Vineyards - Local vineyard that features outdoor entertainment in the warmer months, a tasting room and more.
Cowboy Monkey - Live music along with a full restaurant and bar. A great beer garden in the warmer months.
Soma UltraLounge - An upscale bar/club. Dj's on the weekends and dancing at different times during the week.
The 217 - A calendar of events for Champaign/Urbana
The Blind Pig Co. - Cask conditioned beer and over 75 bottle selections. This is definitely a pub with dark wood, a grat bar and no tv's!
The Boltini Lounge - As you can guess...Martinis and a lot more.
The Esquire Lounge - A straight forward bar/restaurant in downtown Champaign. Outdoor seating as well.
The Highdive - Live bands and dj's. Usually a cover later in the night but great shows.

Business & Chamber of Commerce Info
Champaign County Economic Development Corporation - The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development.
Champaign County Economy at a Glance - U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
City of Urbana -
CU - Mass Transit District - Public Transportation in CU
The Champaign Chamber of Commerce -
Urbana Business Association -
Village of St. Joseph -

Local Festivals & Events
Boneyard Arts Festival - Display of local artists throughout downtown Champaign and Urbana
Market at the Square - Market at the Square has been a community event in Urbana since 1979. It is now the largest and one of the most unique markets in Illinois.
The Roger Ebert 'Overlooked' Film Festival - Annual Film Festival in Champaign
Urbana Sweetcorn Festival - Taking place in the heart of downtown Urbana, the Sweetcorn Festival offers something for every member of the family to enjoy.

Aroma Cafe - This downtown Champaign coffee bar is tucked away on Neil St. It's a cozy place for a coffee or a place to study. They frequently feature live acoustic music as well.
Chevy's Fresh Mex - A mexican style restaurant with a great menu.
Jim Gould's Restaurant - A contemporary restaurant in downtown Champaign. Check out the Sunday brunch.
Ko Fusion - Located in downtown Champaign, Ko Fusion serves organic meats, seafood and sushi
Le Peep - Stop by for breakfast, expect a bit of a wait but the food is worth it.
Miko Restaurant - Sushi, typical asian fare and teppanyaki. An exciting restaurant for a night out.
Radio Maria - An eclectic restaurant in downtown Champaign. It's a great place that added a tapas bar in 2007.
Siam Terrace - Thai food in downtown Urbana. There aren't many choices for Thai in CU but this one will not disappoint
The Bayern Stube - A Bavarian/German style Restaurant in Gibson City
The Beef House Restaurant - About an hours drive from CU but this steak house is worth the extra time.
The Courier Cafe - A local, long-time favorite and frequent winner of the "Best Of" awards.
The Great Impasta - A local Italian favorite with an emphasis on the merging of Italian-American nouveau cuisine.
The Original Pancake House - Mark's personal breakfast favorite. There is always a wait but you will be glad you did.

St. Joseph Community Consolidated School District #169 -
Champaign Unit#4 Schools - Champaign Unit 4 School District
Countryside School - Countryside School is an independent, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, fully accredited elementary and middle school.
Holy Cross School - Grades K-8 Catholic School
Judah Christian School - Grades K-12
Mahomet-Seymour CUSD#3 -
St. John Lutheran School - Located in Champaign
St. Matthew School - Catholic Grade & Middle School
St. Thomas More High School - Catholic High School in Champaign
Urbana School District #116 -

Pages for All Ages - Locally owned bookstore
Strawberry Fields Natural Food Store - Strawberry Fields is the premier natural food store in East Central Illinois, serving our community since 1974.
The Corkscrew - Providing a wide selection of wines and more.

Sports, Parks & Outdoor Activities
Champaign County Forest Preserve - The CCFPD is a local, property tax-supported government agency charged with the stewardship of four forest preserves covering 3,500 acres in Champaign County, Illinois.
Champaign Park District - Indoor & Outdoor activites, events and more
Curtis Orchard - Family fun including: Apple orchard, pumpkin patch, playgrounds, hay rides, a cafe and much more.
Hardy's Reindeer Ranch - Rebuilt 100 year old barns and five thousand Christmas trees make a beautiful setting for groups and individuals wanting to get away from the fast paced world and enjoy a day in the country.
The Japan House - apan House offers the public an opportunity to learn about traditional Japanese culture through tours, tea ceremonies, and special events through the year.
The Urbana Dog Park -
Urbana Park District - The Urbana Park District maintains parks and facilities and offers recreation programs for Urbana citizens

The University of Illinois
Allerton Park & Retreat Center - 1500 acres of beautiful scenery including formal gardens, unique sculptures, natural areas, hiking trails, a century-old Georgian-style Mansion, and much more
Fighting Illini - Varsity Sports - Access to UofI athletics
Illini Ice Arena - public hours available, call: 217-333-2081
The Krannert Center for The Performing Arts - Since 1969, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts has served as one of the nation's premier educational and professional performing arts complexes.
The UofI Homepage - official website of the university
UofI Assembly Hall - Sporting Events, Rock Shows, Musicals, Monster Trucks and more.

Theatre, Arts & Entertainment
The Conservatory of Central Illinois - The Conservatory of Central Illinois is the only not-for-profit community music school serving downstate Illinois.
40 North 88 West: Champaign County Arts Council - Mission: Cultivating creativity in Champaign County
Boardman's Art Theatre - A rebuilt and rehabbed theater featuring many acclaimed international and independent films.
Champaign County YMCA - The Champaign County YMCA is a community fellowship.
Champaign Public Library - Champaign Public Library - know. grow. go.
Movie Theaters - Savoy 16 - Located in Savoy
The Chanute Air Museum - The Chanute Air Museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets aviation and aerospace artifacts.
The Historic Virginia Theater - Since 1921, The Virginia Theatre has been a landmark in the business district of Champaign, and in the history of the region.
The Orpheum Children's Museum - We provide children of all ages the chance to explore and learn science at their own pace in an informal setting. Our exhibits are designed to be fun, but also to teach about science.
The Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois - The Museumís permanent galleries, highlighting the Ancient Mediterranean, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, celebrate the diversity of cultures through time and across the globe.
The Urbana Free Library - The Urbana Free Library is the public library of the City of Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, and one of the oldest public libraries in the state. Library services are free to all City residents.

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