Have a Fiesta for Cinco de Mayo at Los Jimadores


With the Cinco De Mayo celebrations fast approaching, it's not surprising that many Mexican restaurants in Peoria IL are taking plenty of bookings. If you want to mark the occasion with friends and family, but don't want to be left fighting for a seat, reserve a table at Los Jimadores. You will find this business on 7723 North University. It caters to … [Read more...]

Celebrate Earth Day at Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria Heights

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On Wednesday, April 22nd, people around the globe will get together for Earth Day. Over 22 million Americans marked the occasion on the first ever Earth Day in 1970. As an annual event, Earth Day a celebration of clean air, water and land. If you're interested in learning about green initiatives on this day of awareness, we recommend you head to … [Read more...]

Learn how to Play Basketball in your Peoria Community

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Staying active could lift your mood and help you stay in shape, so why not play a game of basketball with your new neighbors? If you're leasing a Peoria apartment with basketball courts, this would be the perfect amenity to stay in shape, meet new neighbors and improve your game. Better endurance, improved balance and coordination, and increased … [Read more...]

Spring is in Bloom at Peoria’s Luthy Botanical Garden

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Birds tweeting, flowers blooming...what's not to love about spring? If you want to get outdoors this spring, take the short drive from our apartments near downtown Peoria to 2520 North Prospect, where you will find Peoria's Luthy Botanical Garden. Located in Glen Oak Park, Luthy Botanical Garden covers 4.5 acres and features 12 theme gardens! This is … [Read more...]

How to grow a garden on your Hickory Ridge Patio

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If you don't think you have enough space to grow your own fruits, vegetables and flowers at our apartments near downtown Peoria, think again! Each rental space is designed with a private patio, which you can use to grow a colorful or edible garden. There are three main ingredients for a good garden - sunlight, soil and water. Combine these essential … [Read more...]