Category: Business

Restaurant owner describes strip club idea as ‘gentlemen’s steakhouse’
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Restaurant owner describes strip club idea as ‘gentlemen’s steakhouse’

From Chris Burg’s perspective, it’s simple: Don’t like the idea of a strip club in Spencer? Fine. Don’t go. For those who haven’t heard, the Spencer businessman wants to turn his restaurant, Southside Grill, 325 11th Street SW, into a gentlemen’s club. Or, as he’s called it in a radio ad, a “gentlemen’s steakhouse.” “I...

Businessman wants to open strip club in Spencer; public hearing set for next month
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Businessman wants to open strip club in Spencer; public hearing set for next month

October’s city planning and zoning commission meeting could be standing room only. That’s what happens when a businessman requests a zoning change be made so he can open a strip club inside the building he owns at 325 11th Street SW. The businessman, Chris Burg, last week shared with the planning and zoning commission that...

Make your way to McCreary’s for fried foods at the Clay County Fair
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Make your way to McCreary’s for fried foods at the Clay County Fair

What tastes more like fair food than something deep fried? The correct answer: nothing. At the Clay County Fair, McCreary’s Creative Catering now has three deep-fried goodies that are sure to please fairgoers. There’s the deep-fried grilled cheese, a twist on the traditional grilled cheese also on the menu, and also deep-fried cinnamon rolls. Then...

Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store
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Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store

Pressed Jewelry has been one of the Spencer business community’s highlights of 2018. The online jewelry and apparel retailer just two months ago announced the opening of a brick and mortar store at 319 Grand Avenue in Spencer. It’s expected to open fall 2018. Founder Kristen Meeter and her husband, Eric, have been documenting the...