Peoria Magazine: October 2021

Q&A with Todd & Cyndi Hohulin
Interview by Jonathan Wright | Photography by Jeffery Noble

One of the finest restaurants in central Illinois has been turning out amazing food and drinks for nearly two decades.

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A Roadmap to Your Business

by Eric Sampson, Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bradley University

Why do I need a written plan for my business?

JK Williams Distilling took home top honors in the Heartland Whiskey Competition.

Whether in an office or warehouse, the physical workplace has a significant impact on the workforce.

From pumpkins and popcorn to corn and soybeans, central Illinois is a grower’s heaven.


Shaping the Region’s Smart Future

by Philip Lockwood, Hanson Professional Services

Central Illinois Living Laboratory will create a real-world testing environment for smart-city technologies. 

Goodwill of Central Illinois recently unveiled an updated tribute to its Wing of Hope namesake, Thomas Hope.

The developer was renowned for developing the Twin Towers in the 1980s.

It is one strategy in a multi-faceted approach to city-wide neighborhood revitalization. 


A Closer Look at Buckwheat

by Erin Meyer and Kelly Bloedorn, Basil’s Harvest

This ancient grain is beneficial for people and for the planet.

by Erin Jung, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center

Leafy vegetables are full of nutrients and easy to prepare.

by Chef Golda Ewalt

Gravlax is a luxurious food you can easily make at home.

Ten things you didn't know about the owner of SLÈ (Sexy Little Eatery)...


A Rainbow of Dance and Culture

by Kathryn Eissfeldt with Anjali Yedavalli

Peoria Folklore Ballet blends traditional dance and community spirit to keep Mexican culture alive and thriving.

Turning The Tide

by Bill Conger, Peoria Riverfront Museum

The restoration of “Sonar Tide” speaks once again to the future—as Peoria again reaches to redefine itself.