P.S. Blog

Preston Jackson at work on his tribute to Dr. C.T. Vivian, who passed away on July 17, 2020. 
A fundraising effort is underway to cast and place sculptures of Dr. Vivian in Peoria, Macomb, and Atlanta, Georgia.  

Photographer David Vernon with Bob & Joan Ericksen in front of the great oak tree at the Sun Foundation Art & Nature Center, May 22, 2020

Witness the progress as Bob Doucette paints the cover of our June 2020 issue...

The simple act of delivering a meal and good cheer stands in for Peoria’s incredible nonprofit community, as well as the central importance of home in the days of COVID-19.

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we are publishing as scheduled, offering complimentary copies and digital resources, and asking for your stories and support.

Our plans for this issue’s cover were thwarted by the closure of local retail establishments due to the pandemic. But soon, a timely alternative made itself known.

As we face this unprecedented crisis, Peoria Magazines plans to limit social interactions. While we maintain regular working hours, our art gallery is temporarily closed for public viewing.

How much do you know about Peoria? Are you ready to match wits with your fellow Peorians? On March 21, the Peoria Historical Society will host Trivia Night at the Contemporary Art Center.

Ambassador Thomas Pickering will speak at a dinner launching the 50th anniversary celebration of the Peoria Area World Affairs Council.

You can tell a lot about people by the way they treat their pets. As if Andrè Petty was not friendly enough, it’s clear he treats his pets very well.

On Friday, February 28, 2020, the Pediatric Resource Center will host “There’s Nothing Funny About Child Abuse – An Evening of Comedy” at The Broadway Lounge at the Waterhouse.

With multiple new businesses about to come online in Peoria’s Warehouse District, this month’s focus on development could not have come at a better time.