East Peoria Levee District http://peoriapublicradio.org en Out and About - September 20, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-september-20-2013-0 <p>On this week's installment of Out and About we speak with Jennifer Lee, Special Events Coordinator for the city of East Peoria. The city is hosting the "Cars 'n Art" Vintage Art Fair and Classic Car Cruise-In in the Levee District. Lee tells us what to expect during tomorrow's art fair and car show, and gives directions for anyone interested in showing off their pride and joy.</p><p>The vintage art fair runs from 12 until 7, and the cruise-in runs from 3 until 7 along Washington Street.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:56:49 +0000 Daryl Scott 12227 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Out and About - September 20, 2013 Out and About - June 14, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-june-14-2013 <P>This week, we're talking with Jennifer Lee, coordinator of the Art on the Promenade Fine Art Fair. It runs from 10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday on the promenade between Costco and Target in East Peoria. She talks about some of the challenges of organizing the first-time event, some of the activities that will be going on during the fair, and why she thinks its important both to the art community and to East Peoria.</P> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 7307 at http://peoriapublicradio.org East Peoria Council supports property sale http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/east-peoria-council-supports-property-sale <p></p><p></p><p></p><div>The East Peoria City Council approved an agreement with a local developer for six acres of vacant property. &nbsp;The city-owned property is located in the downtown Levee District across from the new Target store. &nbsp;The agreement gives developer, WCT properties, four months to attract tenants to the area. &nbsp;City Commissioner Gary Densberger says the agreement gives the city approval over the final building design and tenants:</div><div> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:21:58 +0000 Denise Molina 4365 at http://peoriapublicradio.org East Peoria Council supports property sale The Levee District is open for business http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/levee-district-open-business <p>The City of East Peoria officially has a new downtown it’s calling The Levee District. The city achieved the goal about a decade after the former Caterpillar Foundry Site was declared the place the city would build a downtown. Cullinan Properties handled the development that includes a myriad of new retailers, with restaurants, office space and a Holiday Inn and Suites coming soon.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:55:31 +0000 Tanya Koonce 2533 at http://peoriapublicradio.org The Levee District is open for business