Sorry, reading the wrong month By: Diane Benjamin Yes, it’s been really hot! Media thought we might break a record yesterday. What was the record yesterday? 94 degrees What the media often fails to tell you is what year that record was set. Instead they spew Global Warming or Climate Change unsubstantiated statements and demand […]
By: Diane Benjamin According to Wikipedia: Back in 1967 virtually nothing existed where Eastland Mall is today. Locals tell me the City Council cheered the new mall without understanding moving anchor stores from downtown would result in today’s conditions. How many employees did the Pantagraph formerly have downtown? They recently created another empty large building […]
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See links in the comments, the actual space for lease may be other locations in the same center. Source: http://www.pantagraph.com/special-sections/e-edition/page/page_b5e544d3-36fc-5e66-9c1a-b8ae5b5b1705.html Bloomington MUST quit spending money now and cut personnel. A bloodbath is coming. (Maybe they just need a bigger store in a better location) h/t a reader . . . . . . . […]
By: Diane Benjamin Tuesday night the Bloomington City Council is going to talk about TIF districts: http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=17858 PDF page 209 Bloomington has a long history of projects that aren’t the “Right Fit”. Start with the Coliseum and the BCPA, both catalyst project that did nothing to revitalize downtown. Between the two, around $100,000,000 has been […]
By: Diane Benjamin For the year ending June 30, 2017 United Way collected a $1,000,000 less than the previous year. Total revenue was $2.1 million, so a million less is huge. 22% of the Revenue went to salaries and benefits. The previous year only 18% went to employees. See page one of the tax return […]