Pekin Has an Art Market

by Gena Anderson

As a girl who grew up right off the Gulf Coast in Pensacola, FL., summertime to me means living in your swimsuit, community fish fries and a myriad of art fairs, gallery nights, and the resurgence of street performers. Needless to say, moving to central Illinois was a bit of a culture shock. Besides the general oddness of a world fueled by corn, and accepting the fact that I now have to constantly correct my friends when they say... READ MORE

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Melissa

Grand Prairie View
by Jeff McSweeney

August 2014

I grew up in Washington, graduated from Eureka College, then attended graduate school in Savannah, Georgia. I made my way back to Central Illinois in the Summer of 2000, landing in Eureka. Eureka is a distinctive town full of colorful people and quirks similar to that of our wonderful families. I am honored to serve as a...

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