QUINCY — The District is the host of “Fri-Yay! Shop Hop,” a shop local event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, in downtown Quincy. Several businesses have committed to staying open later than normal to cater to the shopping crowd.Shoppers are invited to check out the latest merchandise and can hop […]
QUINCY — The District, along with the Regional Office of Education, will sponsor a Shop Local Saturday– Welcome Back to School appreciation event on Saturday, Aug. 13. Several downtown establishments are offering special discounts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone who shows proof of employment with their school badge. Shoppers will find 10 […]
QUINCY — Christmas in July is returning to the District for its second year. The Light the Park fundraiser will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Revelry, 121 N. Fourth. Monday’s event features food, a photo booth, drink specials, holiday treats and more. Attendees are encouraged to wear Christmas attire, with a prize awarded […]
Ashley Conrad takes a walk in Downtown Quincy and stops by Sassy Jo’s Boutique. Owners Stevie Sohn and Sarah Barry talk about their store and doing business in The District.
Blues in the District concerts will return to Washington Park beginning June 10 from 5:30-9:30 pm. Hosted by The Historic Quincy Business District (THE DISTRICT), this is the 25th season for the concerts. Each concert takes place in Washington Park, downtown Quincy, and is free to attend, weather-permitting.
QUINCY — The Quincy Farmers’ Market, presented by Quincy Medical Group, will return to Washington Park for another season. The first market will take place Saturday, May 7, and will continue every Saturday through October 29. The market hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each date. The market strives to support local farmers […]
QUINCY — Quincy Brewing Company and Quincy Medical Group, along with The District, are spearheading a cleanup event that will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30. Efforts will begin in Parking Lot I where gloves and trash bags will be distributed. Volunteers will then head to designated areas in the heart of the downtown […]
QUINCY — The Historic Quincy Business District is coordinating with several local small businesses for a “Fri-Yay! Shop Hop” event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. The event is similar to other retail promotions coordinated by the organization. It provides customers an opportunity to win a spring prize package by registering at each participating small […]
QUINCY — The Historic Quincy Business District, also known as The District, is coordinating with several local small businesses for a “Shop Local Saturday” event on Feb. 12 to coincide with shopping for Valentine’s Day. The event aims to be a smaller-scale version of the annual Small Business Saturday observed across the country on the […]
QUINCY — The Quincy City Council approved an ordinance amending the city’s municipal code for video gaming licenses, bringing them more in line with the Illinois Liquor Control Statute. Aldermen approved one small change before voting on the ordinance Monday night, increasing the fee for an individual video gaming terminal to $200 from $100. The […]
QUINCY, IL. – Bruce Guthrie, executive director for The District, has announced today the downtown advocacy organization has filled two positions as he prepares to move to the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce next week. The District’s Board of Directors has selected Emily Lombardi as its Director of Economic Development and Jeremy Ledford as Director […]
Bob Gough talks to Bruce Guthrie, who will be moving from The District to the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce in November.
QUINCY — Bruce Guthrie announced Friday morning he was leaving his position as Executive Director of “The District”, the organization that promotes downtown Quincy businesses and events. His new position, president and CEO of The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, was made public Friday afternoon about seven hours later. Guthrie, a former executive with the […]
QUINCY – After Labor Day weekend, Quincy’s downtown district will have two fewer eating options. Management of both Drake’s Steak & Ale and Que-Town BBQ are both closing their doors, each for their own reasons. “We are extremely saddened to inform you, our loyal customers and the entire community of Quincy, that due to decisions […]
QUINCY – While the drag shows may be no more, dancing will soon be taking place again on Quincy’s Washington Square. A group of siblings are operating a new business located at 124 N. 5th, which formerly housed Irene’s Cabaret and then, later, The Cab nightclub. “The Venue” will be the name of the establishment, […]
Sisters expand online business to storefront in ‘The District’ By MELISSA SHRIVER A local online business is putting down roots in Quincy’s downtown shopping district. The Mom Bod Boutique will hold a grand opening for its store inside the Maine Center, 535 Maine, Suite 4B, on Saturday. The owners of the Mom Bod Boutique, sisters Maggie Hazelrigg and Katie […]