Peoria Magazine: February 2020

by Don Forrest, Farnsworth Group

The opening of Black Band Distillery in Peoria’s Warehouse District will rectify a century of cultural loss.

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Leading a New Generation

by Jonathan Wright

With a bold vision and a record of execution, Casey Baldovin is making his mark in the Warehouse District. 

KDB Group: A Transformative Impact

by Mae Gilliland Wright

With announcements ongoing and significant progress made over the last year, KDB Group is redefining possibilities in central Illinois. 

A Historic Restoration

by Marjorie A. Schwebel

The Peoria Women’s Club has been empowering women to lead and serve in the Peoria area since 1886.


A Playful Headquarters

by Jonathan Wright

A 1920s-era warehouse building in Peoria is now headquarters to one of the most popular arcade games of all time.

New Year, New Beginnings

by Michael J. Freilinger, Downtown Development Corporation of Peoria

An exciting new development is set to bring commercial and residential tenants to the Warehouse District.


Leave A Powerful Legacy

by Mark Roberts, Community Foundation of Central Illinois

Drive positive change in your community—and leave a legacy for future generations.

Potential in Old Houses

by Mae Gilliland Wright

The @cheapoldhouses Instagram account frequently highlights older homes in Peoria that are on the market.


The Craft + Drink Experience

by Jonathan Wright

Crafted DIY Studio & Bar promises a unique space to drink and socialize while participating in a variety of crafting projects.


A Very Subtle Beauty

by Mae Gilliland Wright

Artist Ann E. Coulter uncovers meaning in the wide-open Midwestern landscape.