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CNN: Miami of the Middle East? Dubai’s pitch to winter cruisers

In the depths of midwinter in the northern hemisphere, minds can drift to sunlit beaches in faraway lands. For...

AP: Anna Karina, the icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 79

Anna Karina, the French New Wave actress who became an icon of the cinema in the 1960s and was the muse of...

NPR: Holiday Parties Make You Squirm? Here’s How To Conquer Social Anxiety

"If I say the word 'circus,' it means I'm ready to leave the party." That's what Angie Ebba, 39, of Portland, Ore.,...

NPR: NPR’s Favorite TV Shows Of 2019

At a time when some modern politicians label any fact they dislike as fake news, there is no better moment for a...

AP: How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change

“Game of Thrones” was both an unprecedented achievement and old-school role model in the TV decade that’s rolling its final credits....

BBC: How ‘dark patterns’ influence travel bookings

Ophir Harpaz just wanted to get a good deal on a flight to London. She was on travel website OneTravel, scouring various...

NPR: Eat For 10 Hours. Fast For 14. This Daily Habit Prompts Weight Loss, Study Finds

There's a lot of enthusiasm for intermittent fasting — a term that can encompass everything from skipping a meal each day to...

BBC: Ham and eggs with roasted pepper sauce

A quick, easy meal for two. Miss out the ham for a tasty meat-free option.

CNN: 10 great places to spend New Year’s Eve

Some of the details may change, but year in and year out, these destinations around the world have a well-deserved reputation for...

BBC: The science behind giving good gifts

It’s the season to examine your holiday gift list. You’ll have to figure out who gets a present – but also how...

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[Urbana] Garden with the Urbana Park District

Organic Gardens: Community Gardens In Meadowbrook Park Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook...

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

Mark your calendars for 13 THURSDAYS in campustown, every Thursday from May 20 through August 12, presented by JSM Living. Explore campustown all...

Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...

[Champaign] Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

A large donation of masks has created an opportunity for individuals and businesses to access these masks at no cost.