"Beware Drunks" - Davenports New Slogon???
Time to take a break and say enough is enough. In this upcoming cycle for our Davenport alderman, they’re more liquor (new and renewals) applications then zoning, rezoning or anything that indicates a whiff of economic development.
The newest cancer for South of Locust is another Liquor Mart. This one called “The Liquor Outlet” at 512 N. Brady Street. Unfortunately, County Records doesn’t show this address, but I think enough folks know the area. And for those very thirsty, the “1st Stop” located at 1139 Brady Street is renewing their license as well.
And for those that really care, I see Blue Port is again renewing their outdoor service permit. Remember (right or wrong), when some alderman actually fought for what they thought was best for the community.
I think it was then 5th ward alderman Hean, which pushed a moratorium on the location and number of “adult” places. From what I recall, the theory was the ability to show a necessity of need as well as the appropriate zoning. Can’t we all agree we have enough businesses out there selling cheap liquor! Can’t we agree, that we shouldn’t allow these “Marts” to target junkies and the poorest of the poor?