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Business Scene for the week of 12/24/19

Funeral home opens
Larry and Shirley Blair have opened Blair Mortuary servingQuincy, Indian Valley, Chester and Westwood. They are buying the property in Quincy and Chester formerly occupied by Fehrman Mortuary, which they will occupy once escrow closes. In the meantime, they have a temporary office at 2056East Main St., Suite 4, in East Quincy — the professional building across from the Polka Dot. Larry began his career in1975 in Arcata and most recently ran two funeral homes inFort Bragg and Redding, which eventually sold. Coming out of a short retirement, he and his wife moved to Quincy inJune and purchased the local mortuary. They are committed to professional, compassionate care with affordable pricing for their services. Larry added that they would honor any of the pre-need arrangements that were formerly arranged with Fehrman Mortuary. Photo by Holly Buus


Lisa and Mike Kelly shared with us that after their New Year’s Eve dinner service they are closing their famed restaurant somewhere in Quincy for eight weeks. The restaurant’s last supper of the year on Dec. 31 will surely delight even the most discriminating palates with a specials entrees featuring roasted lamb, prime rib and lemon scallops and shrimp Bucatini accompanied by a complimentary glass of champagne and dessert. Of course, you can also order off their regular menu if you choose.

Now, back to the decision to close for eight weeks, which, if you know the Kelly’s and their love for Quincy and their patrons, this had to be a difficult decision for them to make. The two said they have some family obligations to attend to along with some projects they’ve had planned for upgrading the restaurant that they’ve owned and operated for eight years. They will also use this opportunity to revisit menu selections. They apologize for the inconvenience to their customers and look forward to seeing all of you this spring when they reopen March 1.


Quincy Hot Spot will be closed Dec. 27 through Jan. 6 for their end of the year inventory. Owners  Dee Dee and Don Dricoll will also be doing a little remodeling to their East Quincy store, reopening on Jan. 7.


  Just wanted to mention that Adrienne Anita’s storewide sale on everything except consignment goods at her downtown Graeagle business, Mama Figs Yarn & Art Collective, continues through Jan. 5. The former school teacher and now entrepreneur stocks an assortment of products that includes materials, books and patterns. She also offers a number of knitting, crochet, spinning, fiber arts and local art classes during the year.


Of course you don’t want to miss the after Christmas sale at Crescent Country Dec. 27 through Dec. 31. Storeowner Lisa Forcino promises to have some wassail and appetizers for you to enjoy while shopping while checking out some of the really great markdowns throughout the store in Crescent Mills.


The oh-so-entertaining Lost Sierra Ramblers are performing at The Drunk Brush on New Years Eve for your listening and dancing pleasure. Lounge owners Riccardo and Wendy Jacobus tell us the four performers’ musical style comes together in a danceable variety that includes swing, old-time Americana and traditional sounds from around the world. Nathan Ignacio will be playing Friday, Jan. 3 and Penny and Dude will be playing Friday, Jan. 17. Music starts promptly at 6 p.m.


Why not ring in the New Year in style at the Nakoma Resort near Clio. The prix fixe menu features a selection of appetizers, soups, salads, a choice of entrees that include prime rib, pork tenderloin, braised chicken, lamb, and ravioli, dessert and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Accompanying dinner is classical guitarist Andrew Ohren. Later in the lounge, DJ JK will entertain and have you dancing well into the new year. For dinner reservations call 897-2300.


Karen at the Main Street Sports Bar & Lounge in downtown Quincy mentioned that with the holidays they will not be having their famed Taco Tuesdays on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.


Feather River Disposal, a Waste Management company, will be closed on New Years Day. Like they did Christmas week, the normal pickup days in Quincy, Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville, Lake Almanor, Chester and Feather River Canyon routes through Dec. 31 will run as usual. The Wednesday, Jan. 1, routes and the routes the rest of the week will be made one day later then usual.

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