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hinkdad - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There is quite a bit of parking downtown. We are just spoiled here in Quincy because it is all free and most people think it is a crime to have to walk more than half a block anywhere.
qfingers - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Revitalization of the downtown area is supposed to bring in more visitors and more spending...therefore more sales tax $$. So the city does get some extra $$ from that. And when the TIF expires the added property value will lower tax rates for the rest of us. That's the idea of it.
GuyFawkes10 - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
My point
UrKidsWillPay - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are actually ways to create "hard" parking that has grass or other vegetation growing through it. Menards even carrys one version. This allows you to have parking that doesn't look like another black ocean and it doesn't turn into mud with every rain like a lawn would. I think this type of "green" parking lot would be the most suitable use of this property. You need the extra parking…
Stupid_Dems - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm still waiting for someone to tell me what's in it for the city? What does the city get financially from the project? The empty lot is not costing us anything now. We have money for the Hobart people but we can't even keep the trees alive in downtown Quincy.

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Quincy's TGI Friday's closing

4 months ago by Bob Gough

Employees told not to come to work; Sign on the door

Quincy TGI Friday's is closing after 8 years in business.

The parent company, Fifth Day Quincy LLC, made the announcement today. The closing is effective today.

A news release from the company said the decision was made "after much deliberation and is due to economic conditions."

Some employees were called and told of the decision and others found out when they arrived and found the news release taped to the front door.

The company said they would be contacting their employees to discuss arrangements for their final paychecks.

This is the second restaurant closing in or around the Quincy Mall in less than a year. Kreiger's in the Quincy Mall closed in September 2013 and left unpaid rent with the Mall and stiffed employees on final paychecks.

TGI Friday's was open in Quincy for nearly 8 years. 

 


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