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And The Winners Of Our Quad Cities Mexican Restaurant Challenge Are…

May 3rd, 2019

We had over 300 nominations, almost 40 restaurants nominated, 15 finalists, and now… We Have a Winner! That’s right, the voting was hotter than jalapenos, the competition thicker than queso, stronger than salsa, as Quad-Cities Mexican restaurants competed in our first annual Cinco De Mayo Mexican Restaurant Battle. The contest was simple — we had 15 finalists taken from those top vote-getters in the nomination process, and for the past week, you, our illustrious and hungry readers, have been voting, no more than once a day, for your top three picks. Today, we grabbed that big... Read More

Go Underground in Rock Island This June

May 3rd, 2019

Remember when craft markets were first starting out in little coffee shops and warehouses? Full of flavor and creative soul, and just a little bit rough around the edges? Rock Island Underground is taking us back to our roots! Make plans to attend the craftiest secret in the Quad Cities, Rock Island Underground June Market on Saturday Jun 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island). Get a break from Pinterest fever and shop over 20 unique artists vending uncommonly cool products inside the intimate and laid-back ambiance of the Rock Island Speakeasy. An all ages event,... Read More

Finding Neverland at the Adler Theatre

May 3rd, 2019

The latest Broadway musical to hit the Adler Theatre stage will leave you feeling like you never want to grow up. Finding Neverland comes to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this... Read More

Volkswagen Car Show at German American Heritage Center!

May 2nd, 2019

It is once again time to celebrate all that is Volkswagen, in the Quad Cities! Head to the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday May 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for their annual Volkswagen Car Show! Admission is FREE! Join in on a fun-filled day of classic Beetles, Westfalia vans, kit cars and more! Come and see the history of one of Germany’s most iconic car brands right in the GAHC parking lot and enjoy a brat from Jerry’s Market! For more information, visit http://gahc.org/event/volkswagen-car-show/.  Read More

Village in Bloom Festival is Back!

May 2nd, 2019

Two names that are synonymous with art in the Quad Cities are John and Isabel Bloom. The impact this legendary couple has had on the community will live on forever. The 7th Annual Village in Bloom Festival of the Arts, which honors the legacy of John and Isabel Bloom, will be held on Saturday May 4 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport. This is a FREE event for the entire family! John and Isabel lived, raised their family and created art in the East Village. Village in Bloom celebrates their contribution and encourages young people to get involved in the arts. The festival will... Read More

May the 4th Be With You at the Putnam Museum

May 1st, 2019

Has your child ever wondered about the gravitational force of the Death Star? Just how did speed racers fly? Let them channel that curiosity through a variety of activities focused on these Star Wars physics problems during the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) Explorers/Explorers Jr.: “May the 4th Be With YOU!” this Saturday May 4 from 9 – 11 a.m. Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers (Grades 2-5) & Explorers Jr. (Pre-K* – 1st grade) workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum... Read More

Cade Foehner, Dawson Hollow and Charlie Daniels Band Hitting Rhythm City!

May 1st, 2019

Three big acts are headed to Rhythm City! American Idol Season 16 alum, Cade Foehner with Special Guests Dawson Hollow will be performing in the Rhythm Room on Thursday, June 20 at 7 PM. Tickets for this show are $10 advance or $15 day of. This show goes on sale Friday, May 3 at 10 AM CST. On Friday, September 27 at 8 PM, the Charlie Daniels Band will be taking the Event Center stage by storm! Tickets for this show range from $30 to $60. This performance goes on sale Friday, May 10 at 10 AM CST. All tickets are available for purchase online at rhythmcitycasino.com, by phone at 844-852-4FUN or... Read More

Vote for Your Favorite Quad Cities Mexican Restaurants!

April 30th, 2019

¡Hola Quad Cities! Last week, in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, we asked you to send us your nominations for the BEST Mexican restaurant in the Quad-Cities! We got over 300 votes on our Facebook page, and over 30 restaurants were nominated. In the interest of narrowing the field for the final vote, we’ve come up with the top 15 votegetters, in no particular order. Below are those 15. Now it’s your chance to rank them and pick your favorites! Vote for your TOP THREE restaurants below, and we’ll release the results of the voting, with the percentages in order, on May 4th, just... Read More

Celebrate Life at Rusty Revolution!

April 30th, 2019

There are currently 597 Iowans waiting for an organ transplant. While that number is down from the 722 families this time last year, that’s still 597 individuals and families affected daily and waiting on that life changing phone call. This weekend you can do your part by celebrating life and raising awareness and funds for the Iowa Donor Network at Rusty Revolution! The 5th Annual Rusty Revolution is happening on Saturday May 4 from 3 -8 p.m. behind PUB 1848 (1601 River Drive Moline). This event celebrates the life of Justin “Rusty” Lockett while raising awareness and funds for the Iowa... Read More

Experience Moeller Nights

April 30th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Friday May 3 Tristen with Clownvis Presley take the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar &... Read More

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