Will there be any restaurants open for Christmas?
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Will there be any restaurants open for Christmas?

The Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau produces a list each year of area restaurants that are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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What's with the letter 'Q' painted on Maine east of 36th?
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What's with the letter 'Q' painted on Maine east of 36th?

Their purpose is to promote Quincy High School athletics. An Aug. 12, 2013, vote by the Quincy City Council gave a booster club permission to paint multiple Qs on Maine Street.

When will 18th Street by QU Stadium be repaired?
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When will 18th Street by QU Stadium be repaired?

Jeffrey Conte, director of utiltiies and engineering for the city of Quincy, said that section of North 18th Street is slated for resurfacing next year.

What does it cost to have Amtrak service in Quincy?
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What does it cost to have Amtrak service in Quincy?

It costs $17.2 million a year to operate the Chicago Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains between Quincy and Chicago. In fiscal 2017, $11.6 million was provided through IDOT, with the remainder captured through ticket sales and other revenue.

Do you have any information on the old museum on Quinsippi Island?
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Do you have any information on the old museum on Quinsippi Island?

Checking our archives, we didn't come across any interior shots of the Quincy Museum of the American Indian that now serves as a storage building on Quinsippi Island.

Why doesn't Quincy have ordinance requiring children to wear bike helmets?
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Why doesn't Quincy have ordinance requiring children to wear bike helmets?

The answer basically lies with the state of Illinois. There is no statewide requirement that children wear bicycle helmets.

What is the origin of Maiden Lane's name?
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What is the origin of Maiden Lane's name?

We weren't able to come across information on the origin of Maiden Lane. The first reference we found to Maiden Lane was in the Aug. 14, 1852, issue of The Quincy Daily Whig.

Was there a contest to name the statue in Indian Mounds Park?
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Was there a contest to name the statue in Indian Mounds Park?

The statute of the young Native American girl holding the Adams Traditional Pot, which is an artifact found north of Quincy, was sculpted by artist Dr. Randall McClelland.

What is the law on keeping animals tied outside 24/7?
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What is the law on keeping animals tied outside 24/7?

The city of Quincy does not have a time restriction on animal tethering, but there are requirements on how an animal may be tethered. "We have no laws about time," said Steve Scherer, Quincy animal control officer. "There are some cities that do."

Are there any fall foliage quality forecasts?
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Are there any fall foliage quality forecasts?

There's really no go-to place for fall foliage forecasts, though the Missouri Department of Natural Resources does provide fall color reports on its wbsite. The National Weather Service fall colors guide sends visitors to various state sites for reports.

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