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Kyle-Moore

Next Lunch in The Park With Mayor Moore Set for July 19

The second 2017 Lunch in the Park with Mayor Kyle Moore is set for this Wednesday, July 19, from noon to 1 p.m. in Washington Park at 5th and Maine Street.  This is the second in a series of three summer lunches that have been scheduled during 2017. 

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images
Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Using SWAP Program is Not a Solution to Event Cleanups

As a follow up to last week’s "The Way I See It" commentary, I’d like to address a frequently made suggestion on how we can find a solution to the garbage problem following events in the community.

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Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images
Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images

Trash in The District Isn’t the Problem, It’s the People!

I have been reading with interest the comments shared on social media concerning the trash that was left behind in the area of the recent carnival during the Dogwood Festival weekend. Blame was thrown around like a trash can in a tornado.

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Personal Effects Lie Discarded After the Demolition of the Calais Migrant Camp
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The ‘Concerts in The Plaza’ Series Begins Friday

The District has announced the lineup for this spring's "Concerts in the Plaza". The events, sponsored by First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, will feature four different concerts all at the First Mid-Illinois Plaza next to St. Boniface Church.

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Kurt Parsons

Vote Quincy’s District to Be America’s Main Street

Quincy's very own District, where we all love to shop, dine, drink and be entertained, is in the running to be America's Main Street! At least, if our votes in Stihl's competition have anything to say about it...

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Local Businesses You Need to Try In Quincy

Hello, my name is Samantha and I am a shopaholic. Man, I can't tell you how that feels saying. I love to shop, but even better I love to shop LOCAL. 

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The District
The District

‘The District’ Hands Out Awards

The District handed out their 2016 Awards at their Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner on January 31 at the Elks Club in downtown Quincy.  Over 130 District members, businesses and volunteers attended the event.

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These 12 Quincy Shops Are Going Tax-Free Tomorrow

If you're like me, you're a fan of shopping local and supporting the local business people. I often find myself wandering The District right here in Quincy, stopping in the shops, seeing what kind of cool things I can find that you just can't get at a big box store...

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Seminar on Downtown Redevelopment is Wednesday

The District will be hosting a seminar on the Downtown Residential Redevelopment Program (D.R.R.P.) tomorrow, Wednesday, July 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Martinis at 515.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The District to Have More Planters Painted This Weekend

If you wander around “The District” you will see several planters newly painted. During Midsummer Arts Faire, this weekend, you can watch art in motion, as several favorite local artists will be around “The District” painting more planters.

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