On Tuesday, the City Council will consider a ban on live-sex-act businesses in the City of Peoria. If the ordinance is passed, it will make Club 307 — a sex club located at 801 SW Adams 307 Oak St. — illegal and subject to being shut down. From the council communication:
Concerns have been [...]
There were a couple of hotel-related news items over the weekend:
Gov. Quinn approved tax credits for the Wonderful Development. Incidentally, the Journal Star reported the bill number as SB2535, but it’s actually SB2534. The gist of Quinn’s comments was that these tax credits will help provide jobs for union workers, and that will [...]
The Journal Star reports that Kinseth Hospitality, owner of the Holiday Inn City Centre downtown, is bidding farewell to Peoria. The hotel will be managed by Pyramid Hotel Group of Boston. It’s unclear at this time who will actually own the property.
Kinseth was critical of the city of Peoria, which provided EM [...]
Waldenbooks in Northwoods Mall is closing for good this month.
Waldenbooks’ parent company Borders Group, Inc., released a statement in November 2009 that it would be closing 200 Waldenbooks stores this month in order to improve the chain’s profitability. Borders Group, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, lost $39 million the third quarter of [...]