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Looking For Local Music This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out These Shows!

July 29th, 2021
Looking For Local Music This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out These Shows!

Looking to check out some local shows, whether outdoors or in, this weekend? Here’s a couple of resources for your perusal, from Local Scene Magazine and our partners at The Echo QC, two awesome resources for area music. From The Echo, for their music calendar, click HERE! From Local Scene, here’s their rundown of shows: Thursday Craig Gerdes at Go Fish Marina, Princeton 6-9 Ky & Ty Acoustic at Twin Span Brewing, Bettendorf 6-9 Alexa Mueller at Whiskey Stop, East Moline 7 PM Funktastic 5 at Schwiebert Park, Rock Island 7-9 Been There Done That at Bass Street Landing, Moline... Read More

Iowa DNR Education Grant Awarded For Fairport Fish Hatchery

July 25th, 2021
Iowa DNR Education Grant Awarded For Fairport Fish Hatchery

MUSCATINE, IA – The Friends of Fairport Fish Hatchery has been awarded $47,368 REAP-CEP grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to fund educational signage to preserve and interpret the rich history of the Fairport Fish Hatchery. A major objective of the signage project is to convey the important interdependent relationship between the Fairport Fish Hatchery, Mississippi River mussels, and the pearl button industry, which dominated Muscatine from the 1890s to the early 1930s. The hatchery was originally established by Congress in 1908 as the Fairport Federal Biologic Station to investigate... Read More

New Max Collins/Matthew Clemens Thriller, ‘To Live And Spy In Berlin,’ Released TODAY!

July 14th, 2021
New Max Collins/Matthew Clemens Thriller, 'To Live And Spy In Berlin,' Released TODAY!

The 28th novel collaboration of local authors Max Allan Collins and Matthew V. Clemens comes out today! It’s “To Live and Spy In Berlin,” a new thriller from the best-selling duo! The world thinks John Sand’s retired. No longer heading into the MI6 offices, he’s an energy company executive. He’s got a nice corner office, lavish dinners to attend, and no bullets flying at his head…yet. The truth is much deadlier. Sand’s hunting stolen uranium, and he knows if he doesn’t find it soon, he’ll be hunting something very different…a nuclear bomb. Deep in... Read More

Moline and Muscatine Living Proof Exhibit Scheduling New Creative Sessions for Summer

May 24th, 2021
Moline and Muscatine Living Proof Exhibit Scheduling New Creative Sessions for Summer

Moline-based Living Proof Exhibit hosts Creative Sessions each month with a variety of community partners at various locations in the region and has one coming up in Muscatine, for the first time in a long time. To date, Living Proof Exhibit has provided free Creative Sessions to more than 2,400 participants in the Quad-Cities and Muscatine. The art sessions are free of charge and open to anyone impacted by cancer of any artistic skill level. Two upcoming sessions are: Acrylic Painting, with instructor Gina Kirschbaum, Tuesday, June 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th,... Read More

It’s Taco Tuesday… Shop Local And Get Your Taco Fix At These Great Quad-Cities Restaurants!

May 11th, 2021
It's Taco Tuesday... Shop Local And Get Your Taco Fix At These Great Quad-Cities Restaurants!

If you’re puttin’ on the ritz and looking to celebrate Taco Tuesday tonight, why not shop local and get some delicious Mexican food from the variety of awesome local restaurants here in the Quad-Cities? If you’re down for some south-of-the-border eats and wondering which local hot spots are still open for delivery, carry-out or curbside, well, wonder no more, QuadCities.com has got you covered, with our spicy list of local Mexican restaurants open and ready to take your orders for tacos, enchiladas, burritos, margaritas and more! Here, we offer you a list of local Mexican restaurants,... Read More

BREAKING: Rising Peoria Covid Numbers Still Putting Rock Island County In Shutdown Danger Zone

April 19th, 2021
BREAKING: Rising Peoria Covid Numbers Still Putting Rock Island County In Shutdown Danger Zone

BREAKING NEWS: Rock Island County covid-19 numbers have remained steady over the past week, but the numbers in and around Peoria continue to look ominous for Illinois Region 2, which includes the Illinois Quad-Cities. If Peoria’s numbers continue to drag the region down, it could lead to the entire region, including the Quad-Cities, going back into a shutdown or other mitigations for covid. Based on the latest numbers released over the weekend by the Illinois Department of Health, Rock Island County has held pretty constant around a 5 percent positivity rate for covid, safely below the 8... Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Expands Vaccinations To Help Stop Quad-Cities Resurgence Of Covid

April 14th, 2021
BREAKING: Genesis Expands Vaccinations To Help Stop Quad-Cities Resurgence Of Covid

BREAKING NEWS: It’s everyone’s turn. Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to both patients and non-patients, beginning today, April 14, to reach more people in the region. The vaccines are working and Genesis is expanding access. Genesis is currently administering Pfizer vaccine at the vaccination clinic. The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. First dose appointments are now available on Tuesday and Thursdays, with evening hours. New online scheduling makes it easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All... Read More

Amy Hessel’s Lifetime In Sports Reflects In Her Work At Muscatine YMCA

April 4th, 2021
Amy Hessel's Lifetime In Sports Reflects In Her Work At Muscatine YMCA

Amy Hessel grew up in an athletic family where the fires of sport, camaraderie and competition forged lifelong bonds, and she still helps create those relationships as the character development coordinator for the Muscatine YMCA. The oldest of four children born and raised in Waukon, Iowa, her father was an avid athlete and his children followed in his stead, including Amy, who played four sports in high school. “It was instilled in us that sports was important, and it really was to me, it’s what helped me get through high school,” Hessel said. “Which is why it’s so important to me to... Read More

Quad-Cities and Clinton Areas Rank High in 2020 Economic Development

March 18th, 2021
Quad-Cities and Clinton Areas Rank High in 2020 Economic Development

A little ol’ thing like a global pandemic didn’t stop companies from growing and building in the Quad-Cities and Clinton areas in 2020. Recent investment in the six counties along the Mississippi River, including the Q-C region, has been recognized by Site Selection Magazine as part of its 2020 Governor’s Cup Awards. The economic development publication annually ranks metropolitan and micropolitan areas by number of projects per capita and total number of projects. The Q-C and Clinton areas earned high rankings for project growth in the Mississippi River Corridor, awarded to the top metro... Read More

Find Out What’s Going On In The Quad-Cities HERE With Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

March 18th, 2021
Find Out What's Going On In The Quad-Cities HERE With Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

What’s going on this weekend? Going out tonight and seeking some entertainment? Looking for a good time in the Quad-Cities this weekend? Every week we give you our podcast, Weekend in 2 Minutes, which may be a little longer than two minutes, but offers a quick listen for you to hear all about some of the awesome things going on in and around the area! Give it a listen below, and check it out every week, here on QuadCities.com… Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – March 18th, 2021  Read More