Archive for August, 2010

Past meets present in everyday life

By Travis on August 17, 2010

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It’s the little things that makes Quincy special to me. Today I grabbed a quick lunch at Washington perk in what was once one of the first banks in Quincy. Next time you’re there check out the amazing craftsmanship that went into the bank vault doors. There are so many small details right down to […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings

By Travis on August 15, 2010

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Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings Overall Service: We had a new waitress and she tried very hard. General Wait Time: We got a table right away and our order was taken right after we sat down.  No waiting at all except for our bill.  Maybe because she was new it seemed like she forgot to bring […]

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Gem City Pizzeria

By Travis on August 15, 2010

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Restaurant: Gem City Pizzeria Overall Service: Excellent the waitress was friendly and on top of her tables. General Wait Time: We got there early and were seated right away.  Our order was taken promptly and our food came in record time. Portion size: At Gem City you always get what you pay for, high quality […]

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Kutter’s Bar & Grill

By Travis on August 15, 2010

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Restaurant: Kutter’s Bar & Grill Overall Service: Pretty good the waitress seemed much more interested in making sure the table full of young guys were happy. General Wait Time: We found a table right away and once we ordered our food came quickly. Portion size: I believe everyone at our table left food on their […]

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Qtown History: 8/13/ 1897

By Travis on August 15, 2010

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The Quincy Morning Whig August 13, 1897 Boy bitten by rattlesnake. Robert Fullman was being treated at Blessing Hospital after being bit by the snake. His hand and arm were badly swolen, but he was expected to recover. The boy was working on the farm picking cucumbers. When he moved a vine he uncovered the […]

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Qtown History: 8/12/1919; Gypsies Begone!

By Travis on August 12, 2010

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“When the party of gypsies rounded up by the police here Monday afternoon were released, they left the city- and they left in a hurry” This story comes from the Quincy Daily Journal, and tells of  a suspicious band of gypsies…a term often referring to those “shady” people who were just passing through town. More […]

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Today in Qtown History: August 7th 1912

By Travis on August 7, 2010

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Today we turn to The Quincy Daily Whig for our retrospective look back in Qtown time. We all have bad days, however a Mr. Philip Lubbring had a particularly bad day as reported in the newspaper today in 1912. Mr. Lubbring who lived at 10th and Lind here in Quincy was a teamster who worked […]

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New Annual Exhibit Featuring Member Artwork at the Quincy Art Center

By Travis on August 3, 2010

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The Art Center is calling all Quincy Art Center Members to participate in its first Annual Members’ Exhibit, which will be displayed in the Art Center’s Elizabeth M. Sinnock Gallery from September 3 – September 26, 2010. The Quincy Art Center President, Executive Director and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. All other members […]

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