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  • Karrie E. Alms: Amazing insight into the world of politics awaits any reader at pibgorn … from a Demon’s...
  • Tony: Homefield is Dynegy. Dynegy is Ameren. There Charging You twice for the same energy. Do you really thihk $.04...
  • SouthEnder: Also does anyone remember the Velvet Freeze located on Jefferson St, up the street from the Warner Homes....
  • Eric Pollitt: I flew economy class to Hong Kong for Christmas vacation, which is a 14 hour flight. When I got back...
  • Mike: Homefield has been sold to dynery. Google dynegy scandal to see who your new parent is. If this upsets you give...
  • mortified: Fun while it lasted. Godspeed!
  • aaron: your blogging will be missed but i know that your spirit of fairness will remain alive in your other...
  • Jon: CJ, your blog was a revelation and an inspiration. You have a wonderful talent that is an asset to the...
  • Billy Dennis: Of course the Chronicle is done: Screw you. The Chronicle is one of the best researched blogs...
  • Paul Wilkinson: CJ, am sorry you have ended your blog. It was well done. It seems many have given up as we keep...
  • Sharon Crews: Your voice is definitely needed in this community. Thanks for all your insights.
  • emergepeoria: Your blog is great resource to research Peoria issues. I hope you leave it up.
  • BucketHead: I was not suggesting that, I believe the both of you had very strong common sense and that lead to your...
  • C. J. Summers: Without anonymity, there is no courage among my detractors. Take a look back at the wide variety of...
  • Of course the Chronicle is done: Without Sandberg to give stores to the Chronicle there is no Chronicle.

Should the West Bluff be added to the first district?

That’s one of the questions that will be debated at the West Bluff Council Redistricting Forum taking place tonight in the Michel Student Center Ballroom at Bradley University starting at 7 p.m. Of course, the West Bluff will be looking at it from their perspective (i.e., will it be good for the West Bluff […]

Save-a-Lot in Campustown is closing

According to the Journal Star, Save-a-Lot in Campustown on the West Bluff will close its doors January 3. Another tenant is lined up, but the developer won’t disclose who it is — except to say that it won’t be another grocery store. There are some other interesting comments:

“We’re looking for additional sites, and […]

Van Auken abandons Main Street improvements

According to our neighborhood newsletter, second-district councilperson Barbara Van Auken is not going to ask for any funding for Main Street improvements in 2009:

The proposed changes to Main Street are estimated to be in the order of $10 million. Barbara Van Auken (our City Council representative) will not support inclusion of changes to […]

Campaign for a Walkable West Bluff plans “walkable audit”

From a press release:

The Campaign for a Walkable West Bluff is excited to invite you to our Walkable Audit, examining and evaluating the safety and desirability of walking routes along Main Street , scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2008, 9am – 11am, Bradley Continuing Education Building, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., corner of Main/University. […]

Campaign for a Walkable West Bluff

Sometimes, like when the City Council is trying to shut down the Heart of Peoria Commission, you start to wonder if residents are still interested in the Heart of Peoria Plan, walkable neighborhoods, pedestrian-friendly streetscapes, and other facets of New Urbanism.

That’s why I was so excited to hear about this grassroots effort […]