Peoria Magazine: September 2020

The Turner Center's 2020 Small Business Awards honored 10 recipients for excellence in small business success.

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Get Better, Not Bitter

by Sara O’Shea, So Chic Boutique & Events

As a small business, we must take care of those who take care of us.


All The Streets In Peoria

by Jonathan Wright

The childhood friends have now embarked on more than 80 adventures across the city, each chronicled on Facebook.


A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

by Carol Merna, Center for Prevention of Abuse

COVID-19 has caused a dramatic leap in domestic violence, both locally and nationwide. 


Making a Peoria Renaissance

by Mae Gilliland Wright
Photography by Erick Minnis

A newly formed group seeks to elevate the voices of local Black artists.

Jazz on the Porch

by Jonathan Wright

The pandemic has been rough on everyone, but few have been hit as hard as working musicians.

Making Impressions

The PAG Print Room will house printing presses, tools and equipment to support a variety of forms of letterpress and relief printing.