EAST PEORIA -- Economic growth is happening across the River. Downtown East Peoria is getting three new businesses.
The businesses are Ross Dress for Less, an off-price apparel and home fashion chain, Red Robin, a gourmet burger chain with more than 460 locations and an unnamed affiliate of Heartland Dental Care.
East Peoria's downtown center is scheduled to open to shoppers in March.
It's going to have other retailers like Target, Costco and Gordman's.