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Local business pops up near campus

A new gourmet popcorn shop has opened on W. Bradley Avenue, just down the street from University Hall. Pop-Ups Gourmet Popcorn will serve its popcorn treats to Bradley students and Peoria locals alike. Pop-Ups was recently created by Jody Summers, who has been making and…

Students get Fired Up! in the Heights

Fired Up!, a paint-your-own pottery studio, is a destination for people of all ages and skill levels who want to express their creative side. Located on 4532 N Prospect Rd. in Peoria Heights, Fired Up! provides customers everything they needed to paint their own masterpieces…

Restaurant helps cure hangovers

Off the corner of Callendar Avenue and Western Avenue sits a brand new restaurant with a menu dedicated solely to creative hangover cures. Planet Rated R Restaurant opened this past June, but is already standing out from the crowd with its unique menu, which mirrors…

‘Espresso Yourself’ at nearby cafe

At the edge of Bradley’s campus sits a newly-established cafe filled with colorful furniture and the aroma of coffee. Espresso Yourself is the newest of several Peoria cafes, but owner Abdul Qattoum says Espresso Yourself is different in that the food and drinks sold are…