News & Press

Einstein Bros. Bagels Expands Within Urbana, Wins National Award

Einstein Bros Bagels LogoIt was exactly this time of year five years ago that Marc Bralts decided that Urbana was the perfect market to open his Einstein Bros. Bagels franchise.

Urbana Honors Earth Day with Activities and Draft Water Plan

AquiferOn April 22, 2013, the City of Urbana will be honoring the 43rd Earth Day along with an estimated one billion people around the world.

UHS Theatre Presents Honk! a Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling

Urbana High School Theatre is proud to present this year’s spring musical, HONK!, a musical comedy version of the classic story of The Ugly Duckling - but much more fun, creative, and smart than any re-telling you've ever heard. The show will be presented in the UHS Cobb Auditorium May 1 through 4 at 7:00pm, with a 2:30pm matinee on May 5.

JSM Announces the Addition of KoFusion to Gregory Place West

JSM Development announced today that KoFusion will now offer a second location at Gregory Place West, 701 S. Gregory Street in Urbana. Construction of their restaurant will begin immediately.

Urbana Plans to Welcome Delegation from Zomba, Malawi

The City of Urbana and the Urbana Sister Cities Committee is pleased to announce a delegation of six individuals from Zomba, Malawi will visit Urbana from March 23-29, 2013.

Armored Gopher Games Plans Expansion

Armored Gopher GaArmored Gopher Games Logomes, Urbana’s premier gaming shop, recently announced plans to expand their current store at 1502 North Cunningham Avenue beginning next week.

UHS Social Justice Committee Organizing Vintage Boutique for Prom

The Social Justice Committee at Urbana High School (UHS) is collecting women’s and men’s formal wear and accessories to stock an affordable/vintage boutique for their fellow students to use for prom should they have the need.

Draft Legacy Tree Program Available Online for Public Input

The proposed Legacy Tree Program is an opportunity to celebrate, learn about and preserve Urbana's most notable trees.

Three Apartment Buildings Condemned in Southeast Urbana

The City of Urbana has declared three apartment buildings as unsafe structures under the provisions of its Building and Property Maintenance Codes due to weakness of exterior stairways and walkways.