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Fun A STEP BACK IN TIME For anyone who grew up in Peoria or lived in Peoria for a certain amount of time, there are places and stories that were told to you. These were factual and nostalgic, and at times, fun and interesting. If I told you there’s a place in Peoria where you can see and feel all of […]
Fun Look for The Teal Door to Happiness Looking for a unique, local store who sells one of a kind items is something we love to find. Drive into Washington in The Square and look for the teal door which leads you to The Goldenfinch Boutique. When you walk in, you are taken to another dimension of plants, home decor, jewelry, stationery, soaps, […]
Fun HAPPY 40 YEARS ST. JUDE RUNS! When someone moves to Peoria, they are introduced to the community and all it has to offer. A nice surprise to some, is the culture, growth, and support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our company founder, Jim Maloof, was friends with Danny Thomas (who founded St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis). Jim made […]
Fun Worth the Wait! If you are like me, you will wait in line at the store that offers what you want…even 5-10 people deep. I had to grab a few stocking stuffers this afternoon and decided to go back to Relics. Yes. I have been there three times since Thanksgiving as it’s the only store in town like […]
Fun Lights, Camera, Action! The East Peoria Festival of Lights (FOLEPI) has been a holiday staple in this area since 1984. You can see the glow of lights as you drive towards the gate. Travel east across the Murray Baker Bridge and you see the beauty of the larger than life “candle” from a distance. Open in the evenings […]
Fun Traveling Safari in Peoria For a little over a year or so, these almost, life size metal animals – pieces of art, greet you on major thoroughfares throughout Greater Peoria. They have a way of bringing a smile to your face as you drive by. You stand back in awe, if walking by, at the intricate way artist Monte […]
Fun Strolling Downtown Peoria with Art One of the coolest, best kept secrets is the Sculpture Walk in Downtown Peoria by Arts Partners. We have such a fabulous, talented group of local artists in our community! For a few blocks, you have different artists who have given their talent in a permanent spot explaining their piece. They have scheduled tours with […]
Fun Sports! Did you know that Peoria is home to one of the nicest baseball stadiums to a minor league team – The Peoria Chiefs! A St. Louis Cardinals affiliate, this amazing stadium is quite the sight to see! Our Peoria Rivermen Hockey team’s home is at the Peoria Civic Center. We have incredible travel youth soccer […]
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