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Celebrate Christmas in Silvis!

December 6th, 2019

Head to Downtown Silvis from 5 – 8 p.m. this Saturday Dec 7 for an evening filled with holiday fun! Christmas in Silvis will include horse-drawn carriage rides, live ice sculpting, hot sandwiches and soup, puppet shows, entertainment from the Moline Boys Choir and so much more! Stop by the Silvis Library (806 1st Avenue Silvis) to write letters to Santa and even visit and take pictures with jolly big man himself! Listen to live holiday music from the Ukulele Club, enjoy homemade cookies and apple cider or create and take home a fun holiday craft! The $10,000 winner will also be drawn Saturday... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Ranked #9 In Illinois!

October 15th, 2019

The latest Illinois Youth Soccer rankings just came out today, and the EMSSC Spartans U12 team has leapt into the top ten, at the number 9 ranking! The team is 16-3 and has only lost to teams ranked in the top three from Illinois and Missouri. Last weekend, they finished second at the Peoria Oktoberfest after a thrilling 4-3 loss to Peoria, which was ranked #1 last year and is in the top three this year, but the road to the championship game included wins against three teams ranked in the top 15 and two in the top 10. The team includes Lawson Zulu, Connor Wehr, Baylor Smith, Elijah Nache, Xavier... Read More

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

EMSSC Renegades Return Home Victorious From USA Cup

July 16th, 2019

After a stunning first place finish at the 2019 USA Cup in Minnesota over the weekend, the U13 EMSSC Renegades returned home this week, bringing the gold cup and the spoils of their victories. The annual tournament features teams from over 25 countries worldwide and ranked teams from all 50 states. Teams must meet a certain ranking in order to be included in the mix, and EMSSC has been ranked in the top 20 throughout the season to qualify. The Renegades are made up of Deontae Nache, Aiden Sensabaugh, Landon Sensabaugh, Austin VanDeGeest, Andres Segovia, Jayden Kerr, Carter Ramsey, Logan Schaefer,... Read More

EMSSC U13 Renegades Win 2019 USA Cup!

July 15th, 2019

Very few teams from the Quad-Cities area have ever competed in the USA Cup, let alone won a trophy there. The annual tournament in Blaine, Minn. features teams from around the world and is only open to the top-ranked squads from states across the country. Some of the top soccer players from around the globe meet up to compete, trade pins, hang out and talk soccer with each other, knowing full well that many of the athletes taking the pitch will be crossing the endlines in professional games before a decade passes. These are kids that take the sport seriously, work hard, practice, and dedicate their... Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 14th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 13th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 12th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 11th, 2019

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs.   Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens:   Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course... Read More

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