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Ordering Dinner? Put QuadCities.com’s Local Restaurant Roundup On Your Menu!

May 24th, 2020

Looking for a place to order dinner tonight? Check out our awesome listing of area restaurants offering carry-out, drive-through and pickup options! Amidst all of the cancellations, closures and ‘social distancing’ demands, one thing rings true: the recent COVID-19 outbreak in our country is forcing everyone to make some adjustments to their daily lives. Adaptation will get us through these times, thankfully. And no one knows adaptation better than local businesses right now. With the latest mandates for bars and restaurants in Illinois and Iowa, some changes have been made. Whether new delivery,... Read More

Richie Ramone of The Ramones Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

May 23rd, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Richie Ramone to our September 5th and 6th event at The Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois! Richie joined the Ramones in February 1983 til 1987. He played on the Ramones albums Too Tough to Die, Animal Boy and Halfway to Sanity and appears on their compilation albums Greatest Hits, Loud, Fast Ramones: Their Toughest Hits and Weird Tales of the Ramones, and on the Ramones live DVD It’s Alive 1974-1996. He penned the Ramones’ hit song “Somebody Put Something in My Drink” which is included on the album Ramones Mania, the first Ramones... Read More

Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers To Go!

May 23rd, 2020

Who doesn’t love a great burger? Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef in this time of coronavirus – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of spots in the Quads offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com will continue to bring you the most positive, up-to-date entertainment news the best we can throughout this ordeal and here’s your go-to listing of places to call if you’re looking for a burger or pub food.  If you have information about any businesses not... Read More

Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

May 23rd, 2020

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

WIU Alumna Pursuing Ph.D. Awarded Prestigious Research Study Opportunity

May 23rd, 2020

MACOMB, IL – A Western Illinois University alumna has been awarded a United States Department of Energy, Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award to study at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory this summer and fall. Hannah Drake, a 2016 WIU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in forensic chemistry, is currently pursuing a PhD in chemistry at Texas A&M University, specializing in light responsive materials for gas storage and separations. She is in her fourth year of doctoral study, studying under Professor Hong-Cai Zhou, who is considered to be one of the world experts... Read More

Mississippi Valley Blues Society Cancels Blues Fest

May 22nd, 2020

Since March, the Quad-Cities has been singing the quarantine blues. And due to the dissonant chords of Covid-19, that beloved music will be silenced later this year, as the 35th-anniversary of the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is canceled. Though it initially pushed back the fest from the July 4th weekend, to Sept. 18-19, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society board decided “that it is in the best interest of our fans, artists and vendors to cancel a live Festival until the ongoing pandemic is far behind us,” president Bob Clevenstine posted on mvbs.org. The potential for a second coronavirus... Read More

Iowa Quad-Cities’ Figge, Family Museum, GAHC, Putnam, Looking To Opening To Public

May 22nd, 2020

Following Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ lifting of restrictions for public openings this week, the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd S., Davenport) will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 9 and to members-only on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7. Admission will be free in an effort to create a no-touch visitor experience and visitors will be required to reserve a time slot prior to their visit. New policies and procedures designed to keep the museum staff and visitors safe upon reopening will be shared soon, according to Figge marketing director Natalie Dunlop, The Figge Cafe will remain closed in... Read More

Western Illinois University’s GBCC Accepting Applications for Black Alumni Scholarship

May 21st, 2020

MACOMB, IL — The Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center (GBCC) at Western Illinois University is accepting applications for its annual Black Alumni Scholarship. The scholarship is open to full-time, currently enrolled, students with a GPA of 2.5 or better, and a record of community service. New, incoming, first-year and transfer students are also eligible to apply. The application deadline is Aug. 1. “Scholarships provide an opportunity for many students to earn an education,” said Brandon Smith, a graduate student with the GBCC. “Without assistance from an outside source, most... Read More

EMSSC Competitive Soccer Tryouts Coming Up In June!

May 21st, 2020

It’s that time of year…time for EMSSC Competitive Soccer tryouts for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 season! EMSSC’s competitive program is for those athletes with advanced skill and high ambition for the sport.  Our program teaches advanced soccer skills, teamwork, patience, and respect on and off the soccer field. For more information about the competitive program or to register for tryouts, head to https://www.emssc.org.  Read More

WIU College of Arts and Sciences Begins Podcast to Promote Work by Faculty, Students

May 21st, 2020

MACOMB, IL – As the COVID-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of higher education delivery, Western Illinois University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean Sue Martinelli-Fernandez has taken steps to promote work by CAS faculty and students beyond the traditional classroom. Martinelli has been working since late April with several campus offices to develop a college-based podcast series. She collaborated with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research, uTech and Tri States Public Radio to set up the series “CAS Chats,” which already has two episodes on file and... Read More

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