JOURNAL STAR: Downtown Peoria’s biggest needs? Groceries and more restaurants

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The Peoria Journal Star is reporting, “Downtown Peoria needs a grocery store and more restaurants. That’s one of the results of a survey of Downtown residents and workers performed by Bradley University students that Downtown Advisory Commission members heard about at Thursday’s meeting at the Two25 restaurant, 225 NE Adams St.

A.J. Friedrich, one of the Bradley students who worked on the survey, ran through the findings in a 101-slide presentation that sought to find out what brings people to Downtown Peoria as well as the perceptions of those who live and work there.

“General satisfaction was reflected in the survey with Downtown. While parking in general was not an issue, the reverse angle parking drew criticism. People don’t like it,” he said…”

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