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Peoria gallery becomes weekend spot

Owned and operated by Peoria native Barbara Millacio, Exhibit A Gallery is located in the heart of the Peoria Heights shopping district. The gallery features all kinds of artwork ranging from hand-blown glass to paintings in contemporary and traditional styles. Mediums include pastel, photography, glass,…

Smoky Burgers n’ Frites Review

Smoky Burgers n’ Frites is located in Campustown and features a menu of burgers, wings, frites (french fries) among other foods. Three staffers trekked over to the small restaurant on Tuesday night to give it a try. For the students that don’t have much in…

Local shop sells global products

You don’t need to go across the world to make it look like you have. Global Village Peoria is a local shop specializing in global products. Located in Peoria Heights, everything in the Global Village store has to be approved by the Fair Trade Organization,…

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…

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