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Legends Corner fulfills owner's dream


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 7:24 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 04, 2012, 7:34 pm
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NAME OF BUSINESS: Legends Corner

 

PROPRIETORS: Greg and Deni Hiner

 

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 3008 7th Ave., Rock Island

 

TELEPHONE NUMBER: (309) 283-7628

 

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Bar and grill

 

WHEN BUSINESS OPENED: Nov. 8

 

WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? Greg always has wanted to own a bar and grill in his hometown of Rock Island.

 

WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? From visiting different restaurants and bars around the area.

 

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST HURDLE YOU HAD TO OVERCOME? Time and money

 

IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No, they own Legends in Aledo. 

 

TO WHOM DID YOU GO FOR ADVICE? Family, friends and Check Cox, owner of TC's in DeWitt, who has 33 years experience.

 

 




 















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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