Legends Corner fulfills owner's dream

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




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.




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: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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