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Witchcraft in Peoria

Witchcraft isn’t just found in the pages of Harry Potter; it can be found right here in the streets of Peoria. It’s that place with plants crowding the windows by Zion Coffee Co., that place with a certain air of mystery across from Sugar Wood-Fired…

Peoria’s doughnut hole in the wall

It’s not very often that you drive past a giant plastic chicken in Peoria. It’s also not very often that you come across homemade food from a restaurant. However, East Peoria has a hidden gem that provides hungry students and locals with both of these…

Fashionably Late sells style

Less than 15 minutes away from campus stands an adorable resale boutique, Fashionably Late. Run by local owner Amy Hedden, the store contains gently used women’s and children’s clothing, as well as shoes, purses, jewelry, hats and scarves. “You can get name brands for inexpensive…

The Spotted Cow is dairy good

Have you herd of the Spotted Cow? Make no moo-steak, it’s a place like none udder. What began as a pushcart on the Bradley University campus in the early 1980s grew to a brick-and-mortar business in 1987. Current owner Shane Fisher took over the restaurant…

Moja brings southern cookings near campus

A new local business accepting Quick Cash has popped up, allowing students yet another salvation from dining halls. Less than a mile from campus, the tradition of homestyle comfort food lives on thanks to local business, Moja Southern Kitchen.  Operated by a true southerner, owner…

Peoria Heights looks So Chic

For events big or small, local boutique So Chic has gifts for them all. From party-planning supplies to gifts and relics, the business has been serving Peoria since March of 2017 and Morton since 2013. After six years of event planning, owner and Bradley professor…

Peoria tattoo shop colors the community

Freedom Ink Tattoos is providing some color to Bradley students and Peorians. Tim Beck, owner of Freedom Ink., founded the shop in 2006 with comfort, cleanliness and unique art in mind. Decked out from top to bottom with decorative, hand-painted tattoo flashes, along with some…

Local business to help build 9/11 monument

By September, one business in Peoria will help to complete a new national monument called “The Tower of Voices.” The U.S. National Park service is currently constructing the 93-foot tall structure, which will include 40 wind chimes to signify the 40 passengers and crewmembers of…

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