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Total Solutions Hires Quad-Cities Chamber’s Kristin Glass as New President

August 3rd, 2021
Total Solutions Hires Quad-Cities Chamber’s Kristin Glass as New President

Davenport-based Total Solutions announced today it has hired Kristin Glass as its new president. Glass will replace Melissa Pepper, who has held the position since 2019. Glass currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce. She has worked at the Chamber since 2006, where she started as a marketing intern. Over the past 15 years, she has worked in various roles, including Vice President, Membership; Vice President, Investment Relations; and Interim CEO from 2017-2018. In her current role, she oversees the leadership team. She is a Quad-Cities native and St. Ambrose... Read More

Do You Want The FULL Schedule Of Music At The Mississippi Valley Fair? Here It is!

August 3rd, 2021
Do You Want The FULL Schedule Of Music At The Mississippi Valley Fair? Here It is!

There are TONS of bands of all styles and stripes coming to the Mississippi Valley Fair starting tonight! After a covid-marred year in 2020, the Mississippi Valley Fair is back at the Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! There’s so much going on, and so much to see, and here’s a rundown of the schedule of bands for the entire week: PAVILION TUESDAY 4-7 HAP HAZZARD 7:30-12 CORPORATE ROCK WEDNESDAY 4-7 FAR OUT 283 7:30-12 WILD OATS THURSDAY 4-7 MOONSHINE RUN 7:30-12 MEGALORD FRIDAY 4-7 JUST CUZ 7:30-12 NORTH OF 40 SATURDAY 4-7 CROOKED CACTUS 7:30-12 NUCLEAR PLOW BOYS SUNDAY 4-7 STONE... Read More

Jason Aldean Playing Mississippi Valley Fair Tonight!

August 3rd, 2021
Jason Aldean Playing Mississippi Valley Fair Tonight!

Jason Aldean is the grandstand performer at 8 p.m. tonight at the Mississippi Valley Fair, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! For tickets, CLICK HERE! After almost 15 years at the top of his format, three-time ACM “Entertainer of the Year” Aldean has seen trends come and go. He’s helped bring a few out of the shadows, like a Country-music Columbus making the mainstream’s first contact with hard rock (“Hicktown”), hip-hop (“Dirt Road Anthem”) and R&B (“Burnin’ It Down”). But after all that time, he continues to hold his ground making modern albums with an old-school soul—most... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Starts Today! Here’s The Full Schedule Of Events!

August 3rd, 2021
Mississippi Valley Fair Starts Today! Here's The Full Schedule Of Events!

The Fair is here! After a covid-marred year in 2020, the Mississippi Valley Fair is back at the Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! There’s so much going on, and so much to see, and here’s a rundown of the schedule, along with some handy dandy pictures of all the events today:  Read More

Opening the Box: Collections about the Historic Mississippi Valley Fair and Fairgrounds by the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

August 3rd, 2021
Opening the Box: Collections about the Historic Mississippi Valley Fair and Fairgrounds by the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

Join us Friday, August 6th at 2:30 pm to explore and learn about the curious world of archives and manuscripts at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. August’s topic is an overview of collections about the Mississippi Valley Fair and Fairgrounds. Uncover the history and the important role the Mississippi Valley Fair and Fairgrounds had in shaping the growth of Davenport and surrounding communities. This presentation is open to any interested in learning more about our archives and manuscript collections. This program will be held virtually using GoToMeeting. Information about... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Spiking Rapidly, Scott County Moved To High Level

August 2nd, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Spiking Rapidly, Scott County Moved To High Level

BREAKING NEWS: Covid numbers in Scott County continue to spike rapidly. Last week, the Iowa county moved into the SUBSTANTIAL level, and this week they’ve moved to the highest placement, the HIGH level. According to the Scott County Health Department: Due to an increase in the past 7-day percent positive rate in Scott County, the CDC now reports Scott County to be in the HIGH level of transmission of the coronavirus.  The metrics the CDC uses to make this determination include a combination of total new cases per 100,000 persons in the past 7 days (Scott County = 104/100,000) and percentage... Read More

REVIEW: Thrilling, Energetic “Newsies” at Countryside Worthy of a Pulitzer in Performance

August 2nd, 2021
REVIEW: Thrilling, Energetic “Newsies” at Countryside Worthy of a Pulitzer in Performance

It’s hard to go wrong with “Disney’s Newsies: The Musical.” But that doesn’t mean at all that it’s easy to get right. The glorious, massive show – given an expert, exhilarating production by Countryside Community Theatre – is a classic “underdog vs. topdog” battle. Scrappy, poor, relentlessly tenacious newspaper carriers (the newsies) go on strike after the cold, conniving, egomaniacal publishing titan Joseph Pulitzer hikes the cost they must pay to sell copies – in a bid to boost his bottom line. In the pre-broadcasting days, circa 1899, newspapers were THE king of communication... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Re-Tooled Righteous Brothers to Perform at Davenport’s Adler Theatre Oct. 9

August 2nd, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Re-Tooled Righteous Brothers to Perform at Davenport’s Adler Theatre Oct. 9

Nearly 60 years after first launching the vocal duo that made history, Bill Medley will bring a new Righteous Brothers to play the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale Friday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $50, $60, $70 and $90. With a string of No. 1 classics, including the “most played song in radio history,” “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” (1964), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield... Read More

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program Helps to Feed Quad-Cities Students

August 1st, 2021
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program Helps to Feed Quad-Cities Students

Even though vaccines for the COVID-19 virus are being distributed, the health crisis is still active and many families continue to struggle with their finances. As our community works to recover from the pandemic, it is important for students to receive nourishing meals. The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program of the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service provides food assistance benefits to children, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals, due to changes in instruction schedules and... Read More

Where’s The Beef? Find Out In Our Local Restaurant Listing Of The Quad-Cities’ Best Burger Joints!

August 1st, 2021
Where's The Beef? Find Out In Our Local Restaurant Listing Of The Quad-Cities' Best Burger Joints!

It’s a beautiful day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com is happy to bring you this, your go-to listing of... Read More