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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