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Scratch Curbside Coming to Moline!

July 13th, 2019

You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard the stories. Now is your chance to get your own Scratch Cupcakery cupcakes! The Quad Cities will once again be able to purchase their favorite Scratch cupcakes on Monday Jul 15 in downtown Moline (1715 5th Avenue). Flavors on board for this event are Peanut Butter Crunch, Orange Cream Soda, Triple Chocolate, Vanilla Turtle, Wacky Watermelon, Steve Urkel, Chocolate Mint Chip, Oh Happy Day!, Wedding Day, Molten Caramel, Chocolate Covered Waffle, and Salted Caramel! Gluten Free options include pound cake, chocolate zucchini, cranberry orange, lemon poppyseed,... Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 13th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

Have Some Summer Time Blues Fun in Eldridge This Weekend

July 12th, 2019

The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Summer Time Blues, is officially here! Friday Jul 12 and Saturday Jul 13, the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, live music, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!   Here is a full schedule of events for this 2-day festival:   Friday 6:30pm – 9:30pm:     LIVE MUSIC on 2nd Street from 10 of Soul   Saturday 7:00am – 10:00am:   Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast 9:00am – 4:00pm:    Maker & Vendor Market in the River Valley Co-Op... Read More

Rock Island Artists Market This Sunday

July 12th, 2019

The July Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, July 14. The family-friendly market will take place from 12-4 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island, and will repeat on the second Sunday of each month through October. Admission to the market is free. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more, all sold by the artists, creators and growers. The July market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, popcorn by G’s Popcorn of Moline, and music by Roger Carlson. Patrons who... Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 12th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Has Arrived!

July 11th, 2019

Get those semi-honking arm pumps prepared! It’s time for the Walcott Truckers Jamboree! The 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree is happening today, Thursday Jul 11 through Saturday Jul 13 at Iowa 80- The World’s Largest Truckstop (755 W Iowa 80 Rd. Walcott). This free family-friendly 3-day event will include an antique truck display, Super Trucks Beauty Contest, Over 175 exhibits, Iowa Pork Chop Cookout, Carnival Games, Live Country Music, Trucker Olympics, Fireworks and so much more! Since its inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 11th, 2019

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs.   Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens:   Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course... Read More

Have Some Fun at Bags & Buds for the Floods this Weekend!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for some fun in the sun with friends this weekend? Then look no further! Join Clint’s Draft House Pizza & Grill (1630 7th Street Moline) this Saturday Jul 13 for some Bags & Buds for the Floods! This Cornhole Tournament will include 20 teams ($30 a team) and will pay out to the top 2 winners. Sign in for the tournament begins at 11 a.m. and the bags will start flying at 12 p.m.! Pick up your sign-in sheet today at Clint’s. Peaceful Palate will be onsite selling slices of pizza. Also enjoy some delicious and refreshing tall cans outside, a 50/50 drawing, longest toss challenge... Read More

John Deere Classic Hits The Tees This Week!

July 11th, 2019

The revered and lauded local golf tournament drawing fans and sportsmen from around the world, the John Deere Classic, runs at Moline’s Deere Run course Thursday through Sunday. Competitors began teeing off today, with a wide-range of events and promotions surrounding the event. Favorites for the trophy this year include Vegas odds favorite Collin Morikawa. The 160-player field battles it out for a $6 million purse, with the winner getting $1.044 million. Various charities are also winners as, last year, 521 participating charities received $12.27 million.  This year, the tournament is expected... Read More

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