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    And I am making assumptions that you and I live...

    And I am making assumptions that you and I live long enough to witness any substantive face lift to any part of the CBD. Twenty-five years in for me . . . . all chit chat, no movement.
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    Yes. Dinner at fire + wine. Or Gia Mia. Though I...

    Yes. Dinner at fire + wine. Or Gia Mia. Though I hear the ridiculous waits at fire + wine have subsided.
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    I am certain that he author based it on various...

    I am certain that he author based it on various observations, conversations, as well as educated speculation. He gives it 10-13% chance of coming to fruition.
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    The prospect of doing so got absolutely filleted...

    The prospect of doing so got absolutely filleted by everyone from 90% of the CBD retailers to people who never go to downtown GE. Trump even Tweeted that it was a bad idea.
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    Solid first post that was immediately deleted by...

    Solid first post that was immediately deleted by the author. But lives on forever thanks to you, MI87. Way to make a guy feels welcome. :laugh:

    Geneva, other than the actual retail, is to be...
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    Long Grove is a presently a super-depressing...

    Long Grove is a presently a super-depressing series of empty buildings and storefronts . . . and an old tavern. Sounds like they repaired the bridge, though.
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    Small downtowns likely have no choice but to go...

    Small downtowns likely have no choice but to go to a near 100% service industry model. As I have said before, the days of the Mom and Pop store and the hobby retailer are gone. So you get nail salons...
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    CANNOT help but think this is a play by...

    CANNOT help but think this is a play by Springbank to get the village to buy back the now empty, rotting, falling down Mc&M property. That project is dead. The developer seems to be incapable of...
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    Anyone want to buy a cool old shoe store?*...

    Anyone want to buy a cool old shoe store?* Wondering what’s up with this?

    *sign not included
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    Was looking at a house for sale this AM and...

    Was looking at a house for sale this AM and wandered over to the tax history . . . and was reminded why Illinois is losing its population. Assessed value went up 11.5% in this time while property...
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    Play nicely, kids.

    Play nicely, kids.
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    Words of a wise man.

    Words of a wise man.
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    Meh. Sleep no longer lost. Is what it is, etc....

    Meh. Sleep no longer lost. Is what it is, etc. :fencing:
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    Well . . . . . . . no one else was following my...

    Well . . . . . . . no one else was following my wishes, so I thought I'd ad hominem away.
  15. Bought a few tickets from a kid selling them...

    Bought a few tickets from a kid selling them outside of Starbucks. Thought they were for last Saturday. Threw them away. That said, I have bought these tickets for years and never once attended....
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    If you say "faux-king" in a Cockney accent . . ....

    If you say "faux-king" in a Cockney accent . . . kinda fun. Don't do it at work though.
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    Not certain what you mean . . . but no, not the...

    Not certain what you mean . . . but no, not the attorney's fault. That said, it offered a renewed peek under the hood and made me realize, at least to my non-attorney mind, that they didn't exactly...
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    The Village of 28,000 Trustees

    The Village of 28,000 Trustees
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    The parsonage is part of the project. On the...

    The parsonage is part of the project. On the southwest corner near Glenwood and Hillside.
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    At the very least I hope the Village hires...

    At the very least I hope the Village hires someone other than Ancel Glink to defend this one.

    Been wanting to see them out of our affairs for the past decade and a half.
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    Apex 400 Lawsuit Filed

    https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20190405/lawsuit-filed-to-block-glen-ellyn-apartment-complex-at-gieshe-site

    And prior to the final vote on Monday. Which is kinda smart I guess.

    My odds...
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    Your message came through loud and clear, friend....

    Your message came through loud and clear, friend. Not only am I not in your car . . . . I won't take your train any longer.
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    Dangerous to kids at FG and the Montessori. They...

    Dangerous to kids at FG and the Montessori. They should close that place. :cool:
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    You lazy, uninvolved %$#@&$!!!

    You lazy, uninvolved %$#@&$!!!
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    Funny you should say that. I just tore you a...

    Funny you should say that. I just tore you a huge, new one on FB. You'll be sorry you messed with me!
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