Tale of two cities, of course you know which one is which. How much did each cost? I hope both know! . . . . . . .
By: Diane Benjamin Since the underpass has already cost a fortune in staff time, studies, and drawings, I need to review how all this money was spent and why. It also need to be explained why the construction cost is astronomical. I’m going to be flipping back and forth between the minutes of the June […]
By: Diane Benjamin $100,000 to move this? What we know: Koos and Company are REALLY upset by the results of the last election The citizens overwhelmingly voted the “Plan” dead Koos and Company think the “Plan” isn’t dead This building will not be saved The Normal voters waited too long to send the message the […]
By: Diane Benjamin These people were in downtown Normal yesterday to confront Rodney Davis: This event was put together by Sonny Garcia (Illinois People’s Action) with very little notice, they claim a total of two dozen eventually showed up. Illinois People’s Action, Democrat Socialists of America, and the group below are all tied together by […]
By: Diane Benjamin We know Bloomington’s Police Review Board (PSCRB) has been in existence for a year, held lots of meetings, prepared information for citizens, and has yet to hear one complaint. Anybody think it was set up as a “feel good” board and never intended to hear complaints? Now we will see if Normal’s Historic […]
Why are Bob and Julie Dobski spending $4 million to build an upscale restaurant when the space at 1 Uptown Circle is still vacant? Too expensive in Uptown? They weren’t the “Right Fit”? The Dobski’s know their patrons don’t want to park in a garage and walk? They wanted to be in Bloomington instead of […]
By: Diane Benjamin In March I posted a story concerning the “luxury” apartments in the new building on Uptown Circle: https://blnnews.com/2018/03/17/more-on-uptown-circle/ At that time Zillow showed 16 apartments for rent. It now shows 14 ranging from $1650 and month to $4200: https://www.zillow.com/b/1-uptown-circle-normal-il-9J8XNH/ Public Comment on items other than the Welcoming Ordinance was at […]