riverfront http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria's Warehouse District feels movement http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-warehouse-district-feels-movement <p></p><div>Peoria’s Warehouse District is gaining some momentum.</div><div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:51 +0000 Tanya Koonce 26205 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Warehouse District feels movement Riverfront museum considering offering free visitor parking http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-considering-offering-free-visitor-parking <div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum is considering free deck parking for patrons. That’s the message from museum President Sam Gappmayer. He says he’s also asking the Peoria County museum committee to approve installing an automated parking system at the deck entrance.&nbsp;Gappmayer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the museum is paying five-thousand-dollars more to pay a staff member to collect parking fees versus what it brings in:</span></div><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:32:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19483 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Riverfront museum considering offering free visitor parking Riverfront Museum CEO shares goals to boost revenue http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-ceo-shares-goals-boost-revenue <div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum needs to do a better job of writing grants and booking rental space to boost revenue. &nbsp;That’s the message from new museum President Sam Gappmayer. &nbsp;Museum attendance also came in under original projections. &nbsp;Gappmayer says museum consultants can over estimate attendance numbers:</div><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:09:33 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18193 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Riverfront Museum CEO shares goals to boost revenue Running Central coming back to Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/running-central-coming-back-peoria <div>The Warehouse District in downtown Peoria will soon have a new tenant. The owners of Running Central announced they are re-locating from Peoria Heights back to Peoria as early as April.</div><div> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:35:41 +0000 Denise Molina 14467 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Running Central coming back to Peoria