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Win this year's Life is Grand Giveaway, which includes a half-a-grand in gas, half-a-grand in groceries, and a Visa gift card valued at half-a-grand!

Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

‘Elvin Tappe Lane’ at Q.U. Stadium Needs to Happen

In January of 2013 the Quincy Park District announced that their new park on Bonansinga Drive would be known as Lincoln Park. The Park District had asked the public to submit names to be considered and you can’t go wrong with the name of Lincoln. I had submitted the name of Elvin Tappe. So Elvin lost out to Lincoln, but so did Steven Douglas.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

What Were Your Favorite Aladdin’s Castle Arcade Games?

The Quincy Mall “has it all,” and it's never more evident then when you step into Aladdin's Castle. While arcades have become increasingly niche, it's nice to see that Quincy still has a place to go where you can spend real money to play virtual games in hopes of earning another currency to exchange for rewards that you might have been better off just buying with real money in the first place. Over the years, Aladdin's Castle has hosted lots of different arcade cabinets. Here are some of my favorites.

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