Category: bussiness

Wired In: Viktor Makarskyy
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Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a high-tech leader. This week, meet VIKTOR MAKARSKYY, a University of Illinois engineering physics student who founded Menu3, an augmented-reality restaurant menu app for people who tend to ask the waiter about the most recommended dishes.

Things on move at Carle at the Fields development
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CHAMPAIGN — Moving-in has begun at the new Carle at the Fields medical campus, and there’s more development on the way.

C-U's closed restaurants await new menu or new purpose
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Although its sign and drive-thru menu were removed after the Hardee’s on Neil Street in Champaign closed last month, the building is still distinctly a Hardee’s.

Today's Special | Signature Grill to offer Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean fare
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CHAMPAIGN — A new fusion restaurant is going into the former Azzip Pizza space at 505 E. Green St., C.

Just Askin' | Champaign County's first 911 call
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Q: The 911 emergency call system turned 50 earlier this month. When was the first 911 call in Champaign County — and what was it for?

Downtown Champaign boutique hotel still a go, but developer changing
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CHAMPAIGN — After some delay, the city is moving forward with its boutique-hotel project — this time with a different developer.

Mexican restaurant to replace Milo's
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Tom’s Mailbag goes live at 2 p.m. Friday. Submit questions here.A sampling of what’s to come:”Milo’s is closing at the end of February. What are the owners’ plans for the building? Lease? Sale? Or perhaps they start a new adventure in that building or elsewhere?”

Today's Special: Newlywed caterers offering Sicilian menu
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URBANA — Urbana newlyweds have launched their own catering business, one that features Sicilian foods.

Parkland celebrating 50 years of agricultural education
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CHAMPAIGN — At Parkland College’s Tony Noel Agricultural Applications Center on Wednesday, students were installing row unit modules on a planter that will be used in test fields to show off the latest in precision ag technology.

Wired In: Nina Kshetry
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Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a high-tech leader. This week, meet NINA KSHETRY, the founder and president of Champaign-based Ensaras Inc. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a licensed professional engineer.