Angler 101: Winter Fishing in Illinois


One of the winter activities in Peoria, IL to enjoy is going fishing, and here is some more information regarding fishing in Illinois during winter. Winters are long in Illinois and fishing is a great pastime during these long, cold winters. Cold fish also tastes so much better during the winter months when you dare to go with a few friends to a lake, … [Read more...]

Every Thursday is Karaoke Night at Firehouse Pizza & Pub


In 1894, the first park system in Illinois was formed - the Peoria Parks District. Now, this area is brimming with life and welcomes millions of year-round visitors. With it being just a short drive away, it would be a shame not to check out what's going on in the district this winter! Firehouse Pizza & Pub is a popular local restaurant that sits … [Read more...]

Live at the Five Spot Will Feature Regional Talent with Jazz, Blues, and More


One benefit to living at Hickory Ridge is residing in Peoria apartments close to the CAC. It has lots of fun events that take place. One of them is taking place at the start of January. Set the date for Live at The Five Spot. Enjoy a nightclub with blues, jazz, and good food and drinks. This is a vibrant atmosphere, without smoke, where you can listen … [Read more...]

Don’t Pass up the Free Wine Tasting at Wines n’ More


The property of Hickory Ridge is located in a terrific area. Having a Peoria apartment gives you access to a thriving region with plenty to see and do. With the holiday season here, it is the time of year for food and drinks. And who doesn't love a little wine? On January 1st, visit a free wine tasting at Wines n' More. There is nothing like free wine … [Read more...]

Bear Witness to ‘The Fox on the Fairway,’ a Comic Ode to Golf


The hustle and bustle of the forthcoming festive season will soon be among us, and if you want to escape for a bit, we recommend visiting the Peoria Parks District. This was the first park system formed in Illinois, and numerous attractions and event venues can be found here, such as Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre. Based on 1451 Timberline Road, … [Read more...]