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Quincy Paw Pals 2nd Annual Pet Food Drive

By Travis on December 8, 2010

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Paw Pals is asking for the help of the community to come together and help us with our 2nd annual Pet Food Drive! We are always in need of donated dry cat & dog food, we receive donated food from various donors through out the year, but right now our pantry is running near dry. […]

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Mixed Media Artist Daniel Botkin at the Alliance Gallery in December

By Travis on December 8, 2010

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Mixed Media Artist Daniel Botkin at the Alliance Gallery in December Pre-Modern Visions For a Post-Modern World The Alliance Gallery in Hannibal is especially pleased to welcome Daniel Botkin as their featured artist during the month of December. Botkin, who lives in East Peoria, Illinois, studied art at Illinois Central College and Illinois State University […]

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Phil Stendek – US Grand Prize Loop Musician Comes to Quincy

By Travis on December 8, 2010

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The US Grand Prize winning Loop Musician Phil Stendek will take to the underground stage to deliver a phenomenal show of musicianship, comedy, and looping that won him the title of ” Best in America”. The second week of January Phil will compete against 11 of the best loop musicians in the world for the […]

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“Make -A- Merry Christmas” A night of Live Music, Good Food, and Cold Beer!

By Travis on November 17, 2010

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The Make -A- Merry Christmas project is taking over Kix Club Friday November 19th to have a good time and raise funds and spirits for needy children of the Quincy School District. Party starts @ 6:00pm- ?. Live Music, Quarter Beer, and Good Food. This is the 9th year of “Make -A- Merry Christmas” and Kix […]

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Qtown Podcast 003 Haunted Quincy, Illinois Part 2 of 2

By Travis on October 24, 2010

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On the Second part of the Qtown Halloween podcast special we continue our discussion with the River Town Paranormal Society. On this episode we discuss the day to day operation of a paranormal investigation team. We discuss methods of investigations, equipment used, different theories  about what ghosts are and how their presences may be experienced. […]

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Qtown Podcast 002 Haunted Quincy, Illinois Part 1 of 2

By Travis on October 21, 2010

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10 months in the Making, the 2nd Qtown Podcast is here. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview with Quincy, Illinois paranormal investigation group River Town Paranormal Society (RTPS). In part 1 we discuss and list out the places in Quincy, Illinois most often labeled as being Haunted. RTPS gives their specific input […]

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Remembering Forgottonia

By Travis on October 9, 2010

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The small town of Fandon, Illinois just northeast of Quincy played an important role in a farcical state succession movement in the 1970’s.

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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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