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Monday, November 30, 2015

Decatur Brew Works Coming Soon

The first brewery in Decatur Illinois in nearly 100 years.... OPENING SOON.


Note how the logo of Decatur Brew Works gives a nod to one of the past:

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Memory Lane Stuff 10

Our 10th collection of pieces of Decatur Illinois history:

(be sure to scan back thru prior posts to see the other collections)

TAGS: Cheap Store, Corn Carnival, firestone, Haworth & Sons, Jay Fulk, Joe Rash, Lincoln Theater, memory lane, mural, St. Mary's Hospital, The Cheap Store, Union Dairy, Wabash Railroad, Walter Ahlheim,

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

Memory Lane Stuff 9

Here is installment #9 in our photo galleries of Decatur-related items and people from years-gone-by:

(Robert Faries)

(Fred Puglia)

(B.G. Nevitt)

TAGS: Aerosmith, B.G. Nevitt, Decanois, dolphins, Dust Puff, Fan's Field, faries, fred puglia, Irwin Neisler, Masons, memory lane, millikin university, Minnow Bucket, MU, Pride of the Prairie, Producers Seed Company,

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Farewell Bell's Jewelry

Downtown Decatur is losing one of its finest family-owned/operated businesses.

Bell's Jewelry.  68 years.

Be sure to drop in this weekend to wish them the best and to thank them for being such a valued part of the Decatur scene for so many years.

(Doug Bell)