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Re-live the 18th Century at Prairie du Rocher

Illinois’ Great Rivers Country is laden with rich history, with picturesque towns that reveal the tales of times gone by. When exploring the river towns, you’re likely to come across passionate Illinoisans who can offer a glimpse into the past …



Meet the chef behind June in Peoria

Food has always played a big role in the life of Josh Adams, the chef and owner of June in Peoria. A Peoria native, Josh curiously played around in the kitchen with his mother and grandmother growing up. The two …