Red White and BOOM http://peoriapublicradio.org en East Peoria Riverfront Park Red White and Boom http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/east-peoria-riverfront-park-red-white-and-boom <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Those planning to view fireworks on or near the East Peoria Riverfront might want to plan ahead with a couple of reminders from the East Peoria Police and Fire Departments.</span></div><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 8094 at http://peoriapublicradio.org $100,000 fireworks display returning to Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/100000-fireworks-display-returning-peoria <p></p><div><div>The Red, White and BOOM celebration is coming back to Peoria for the 27th year. The cities of Peoria and East Peoria as well as UnityPoint Health-Methodist come together with other area organizations to host the 100-thousand dollar firework production. East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says the event is a signal of unity between the two communities:</div><div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Since then, of course, its not just unity between our community, but it's the whole unity with the entire region - all the people it draws in. It gives me great satisfaction to see families down there at the riverfront, both sides, you can hear what's going on," </span>Mingus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says.</span></p></div><div> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:08:31 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4856 at http://peoriapublicradio.org $100,000 fireworks display returning to Peoria