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Illinois & Missouri Restaurants That Have Been On Food TV Shows (Poll)

I love to try out local restaurants when I travel (we all know what we get when we visit a chain restaurant). And when we're not traveling, I love seeing what other towns have to offer by tuning into the Travel Channel or Food Network. So I decided to see what area restaurants have been featured. Here's what I found.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

So…What’s Going On At Quincy’s Buffalo Wild Wings?

UPDATE: Thanks for the help, everyone! Apparently B-Dubs is just closing for a few days for some remodeling. They'll be open again on Wednesday July 19 beginning at 11:00 with a brand new look.

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Tea box and strainer

A New Tea Shop is Coming to Quincy

I can almost smell the aroma of tea already!

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Sam’s Snugglers: Meet Honky Tonk

If you are looking for a fun, playful, and entertaining kitten, then Honky Tonk is for you.

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Become An ‘American Picker’ In Quincy This Weekend

This weekend, Quincy is hosting Front Porch Pickins at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. This event features vintage craftsmanship from a variety of different styles, including Farmhouse, Mid Century, Urban, Industrial, and many more all under one roof.

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Getty Images

Ever Wonder What Zip Code Numbers Mean?

If you remember Mr. Zip you are showing your age. Mr. Zip was the friendly animated postal worker that was used to promote the Postal Service's "new" delivery system using zip codes. Fifty-four years ago the first zip codes came out with ZIP being an acronym for Zoning Improvement Plan.  

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Courtesy of John McCoy
Courtesy of John McCoy

Fireworks Display in Quincy Belongs on the Riverfront (Poll)

Two years ago, the Bayview Bridge lighting ceremony in Quincy was quite a sight to see. Thousands of people were on hand to witness the colors being turned on during a fireworks display which took place as well. This writing though is not about the bridge lighting, but it is about the fireworks.

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City of Quincy Announces Their Holiday Schedule

In observance of Independence Day, Quincy City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. City Hall will reopen Wednesday, July 5, for regular business hours.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Gems Parking Lot to Close for Fireworks. Shuttles to Be Provided

The Quincy Gems are preparing to hold five large fireworks displays after games conclude on June 30, July 1, 3, 8 and 15. As a result, their parking lot on Sycamore Street will not be available on those dates.

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Know The Law For Fireworks In Your State

Next week, we will be celebrating America's birthday with BBQ's, pool party's, and at night fireworks. If you are planning to celebrate with fireworks in Illinois, there are some laws you should be aware of.

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