Make a Date to Meet at Mango Fondue & Lounge

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You don't have to spend a lot on a romantic date to impress your other half, rather heat things up by dining at the Mango Fondue & Lounge! Based a short distance from our apartments in downtown Peoria on 1818 West War Memorial Drive, this restaurant has an intimate yet fun vibe. The business specializes in cheese-dipped treats and shareable … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Magical Night at the Luthy Botanical Garden


The holidays are coming and if you don't have much planned yet, we recommend attending the Candlelight Walks at Luthy Botanical Garden. This garden sits close to our apartments near downtown Peoria on 2520 North Prospect Road, and all ages are welcome at the forthcoming event. The walks, which serve as a holiday tradition for many, will be held on … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help You Grill as the Temperatures Drop Around Our Peoria Apartment


If you are a die-hard griller, you don't let a little cold weather keep you from cooking outdoors. Here are five tips the inclement-weather griller should heed. For a gas grill, give it 10 more minutes to heat up than you would during the summer. Charcoal grills should get an extra 25 percent load of charcoal. Choose meats that can be cooked in 30 … [Read more...]

Cheer on Your Peoria Rivermen as Defend the Ice in 2014

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The hard-hitting hockey action continues as the Peoria Rivermen have a number of great match-ups coming up in November. Get down to the Peoria Civic Center today and catch them in action, just seven miles from our Hickory Ridge apartments near downtown Peoria. Peoria will play a total of six Southern Professional Hockey League games at home during the … [Read more...]

Help Support Our Veterans at Godwill’s Forward March and Run at Dozer Park

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Support our local military veterans, and do something positive for your own health by running in the Goodwill Forward March & Run on October 11 in Dozer Park. Choose from a 1-mile march, a 4-mile run or an 8-mile run. Proceeds from the run go to Goodwill of Central Illinois’ Veterans Service programs. Goodwill provides important services for … [Read more...]