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Galva Arts Council to Announce 2021 Summer Lineup at Saturday Event

April 27th, 2021
Galva Arts Council to Announce 2021 Summer Lineup at Saturday Event

The Galva Arts Council is holding a public event in Wiley Park in Galva, Ill., Saturday, May 1, to announce the lineup for the 2021 Levitt AMP Galva Music Series. At 6 p.m., Americana singer/songwriter Beth Bombara and her band will perform, followed by a viewing of a video which showcases the 20 acts which will perform in Galva this summer as part of the concert series. This free event is open to the public and family friendly. Guests are strongly encouraged to adhere to current Covid-19 guidelines. Food and beverage vendors will not be onsite for this event, but will be for future events and... Read More

Quad-Cities Police Chief Organizes Another Band Benefit for Late Father

April 19th, 2021
Quad-Cities Police Chief Organizes Another Band Benefit for Late Father

Tim Heyvaert, of Erie, Ill., was just 57 when he died Feb. 21, 2016, after a long battle with various medical conditions. His son Wyatt – as he’s done in past years – will lead his band in a memorial tribute, this year in a new venue. The Q-C country band Dirt Road Rockers will perform Saturday, April 24 at 9:30 p.m., with other musicians invited to join, at Harley Corin’s, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. In 2017-18, the memorial event was at KJ’s Bar and Grill in Morrison, Ill., and after outgrowing that, moved in 2019 to Kingpin’s Saloon in Fulton (which attracted 400 people) and couldn’t... Read More

Find The CHEAPEST SPOTS FOR GAS In The Quad-Cities On The QuadCities.com Gas Price Map!

February 2nd, 2021
Find The CHEAPEST SPOTS FOR GAS In The Quad-Cities On The QuadCities.com Gas Price Map!

We’re all looking to save money, and if there’s one thing that we’re always having to buy, it’s gas! But where can you find the cheapest gas in the Quad-Cities? You can find out by checking out the QuadCities.com Gas Prices Map! Bookmark our page HERE to get the scoop EVERY DAY on the best spots to gas up your vehicles in the Quads!  Read More

Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

December 25th, 2020
Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

Merry Christmas, from all of us at QuadCities.com! We wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe holiday! Enjoy the day with your loved ones…  Read More

Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

December 21st, 2020
Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

The Quad-Cities, and the entire state of Illinois, has been on Tier 3 mitigation rules since Nov. 20. Have things gotten any better since then? Are we making positive progress to possibly get out of the mitigation zone? Governor JB Pritzker has already said that Illinois will not leave mitigations at least until after the new year, regardless of numbers, as a preventative measure. But if things continue to go in a positive direction, could we see any leeway after New Year’s Day? Despite a lot of bad news in regard to covid overall statewide, some encouraging signs have been seen in various... Read More

Christmas Activities Abound In The Quad-Cities In This Week’s FUN10!

December 13th, 2020
Christmas Activities Abound In The Quad-Cities In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

UPDATED: Illinois Covid Mitigations Will Be In Place For At Least Two To Three More Weeks

December 1st, 2020
UPDATED: Illinois Covid Mitigations Will Be In Place For At Least Two To Three More Weeks

UPDATED: Illinois will remain under tier 3 covid mitigations for at least two to three more weeks, and could elevate to a more restrictive level if numbers get worse, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said during his press conference today. Illinois covid numbers leapt back up after a few days of numbers getting better. After yesterday’s report of just 6,190 new cases, today’s report listed 12,542 new cases in Illinois and 125 new deaths over the past 24 hours. It should be noted that today marks six days from “Blackout Wednesday,” that traditional unofficial day of inebriation... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois High School Sports Put On Hold, Return Time Uncertain

November 17th, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: Illinois High School Sports Put On Hold, Return Time Uncertain

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois High School sports will be put on hold effective immediately, and could be delayed through 2020 and into spring 2021 due to covid-19 mitigations, according to a statement released this evening by IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson. The statement was released following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement of moving Illinois to Tier 3 mitigations for covid-19 starting Friday. There’s no set date for the return of sporting activities, however the statement says the IHSA remains “optimistic” for a return soon. The statement reads as follows: IHSA... Read More

Illinois Quad-Cities On The Brink Of Another Covid Stay-At-Home Order

November 12th, 2020
Illinois Quad-Cities On The Brink Of Another Covid Stay-At-Home Order

UPDATED — The Illinois Quad-Cities could see another mandatory stay-at-home order as soon as next week if numbers in our region continue to soar. The Quad-Cities has exploded in its number of cases and is now inside the top ten most rapidly spiking hot spots nationwide, sitting at number 7 today, according to CDC numbers. In his media address today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the rapidly spiking numbers statewide — with numbers in some regions doubling daily — could lead to another statewide mandatory stay-at-home order similar to the one imposed in the spring,... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Illinois Quad-Cities Businesses Shutting Down/Scaling Back Again Wednesday, Due To Covid

November 1st, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Illinois Quad-Cities Businesses Shutting Down/Scaling Back Again Wednesday, Due To Covid

EXCLUSIVE — Illinois Quad-Cities businesses have been notified by the state to begin preparing for a shutdown and covid mitigation procedures beginning Wednesday, multiple sources who asked not to be identified told QuadCities.com today. The sources are all local small business owners, and were notified last night so they could begin preparing. An official announcement from Illinois Governor JB Pritzker will be forthcoming Monday. According to the sources, there will be a number of mitigation actions put in place, including no indoor dining, limits to the number of people gathered in any... Read More