Finishing touches are being put on The Pier, the platform formerly occupied by the Executive Inn Showroom Lounge. According to the Messenger-Inquirer, city officials say the project will be completed by Saturday’s 4th of July celebration. Work on the overlook had been delayed, with deadlines passing in May when it was thought it would be done by the Barbecue Fest. But more work had to be done than anticipated on the overlook, including shortening the original platform by 25 feet because of bad supports. Friday After Five, the weekly free concert series, also plans to use The Pier as one of its stages.