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Quad-Cities Mourns Death of Former Silvis Leader Joe Terronez

January 3rd, 2021

Many in the Quad-Cities today are mourning the death Saturday night of Joe Terronez, 91, a former longtime leader of Silvis and passionate advocate of the area’s Hispanic heritage. “He showed us that change does not come willingly, that we have to persevere to right some of the injustices in this world,” Tar Macias, publisher of Hola America News, posted on Facebook Sunday morning. “Thank you Mr. Terronez for your leadership, your strong spirit and I am most grateful for your kindness to me all these years. We have lost a giant,” Macias wrote. “Rest in Power dear friend.” Sonya Jasso... Read More

2021 Welcomes a Little Grace as Quad-Cities’ First Baby of Year

January 1st, 2021

After a year of so much pain, suffering and death, New Year’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate hope, joy and new life – and a little Grace. Trinity on Friday announced that the first Quad-City baby was born at 12:20 a.m. on Jan. 1. Nora Grace Hessman was delivered by team members at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Moline Birthplace. The healthy baby girl was born to parents Brittany and Mark Hessman, of Coal Valley. The birth marks the first delivery for Trinity hospitals in 2021 and the first for the entire Q-C area. “Nora wasn’t interested in making an appearance in 2020 and we don’t... Read More

Looking For Something To Do On New Year’s Eve, Quad-Cities?

December 31st, 2020

Checking out your various options for New Year’s Eve? There are a few around and about the Quad-Cities area, and here are some of your options: See Fireworks On New Year’s Eve It’s official. Woods Installation will be hosting a New Years Firework show at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! If you would like to donate for your business to be on the Sponsor boards please get ahold of Woods Installation at 563-210-1908. Let’s end 2020 with a bang! Donations will be collected the night of the show and we will get to donate them to a special QC... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Six. September And October.

December 31st, 2020

We’re headed into the home stretch today! This week, every day since Sunday, we’ve been running down the top arts and entertainment stories and features we’ve run on QuadCities.com. We hope you’ve enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! To check out the previous installments, see Sunday for January/February, Monday for March, Tuesday for April, Wednesday morning for May/June and Wednesday afternoon for July/August. Today we hit the final four months of the year! This morning we’ve got September and October,... Read More

Looking For Something To Do With The Kids For NOON Year’s Eve Tomorrow?

December 30th, 2020

As a parent, I know what you’re feeling in regard to New Year’s Eve — you want to do something fun with your kiddos, but there’s no way they’re making it to midnight, so you’re looking for cool things to do during the day. Fortunately, there are some spots in the Quad-Cities which have NOON Year’s Eve events for families. And we at QuadCities.com are here to give you a rundown of a couple of them. Here’s what we’ve got… have fun, and Happy NOON, I mean, NEW Year! HyVee Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Allows Families To Celebrate New Years... Read More

Quad-Cities Native Recalls Theatrical Brilliance, Naturalness of Rebecca Luker

December 29th, 2020

Pleasant Valley theater alum Laura Schutter always wanted to be Broadway star Rebecca Luker. After all, they both had clear, shining soprano singing voices, unpretentious warmth and profound decency. Schutter realized her dream over 10 years ago, as she understudied for Luker as Mrs. Banks in her Tony-nominated role in the musical “Mary Poppins,” and is among legions of theater fans mourning Luker’s death Dec. 23 at 59 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. “She was always a professional, a loving and compassionate woman. Such a talent, such a voice,” Schutter... Read More

Have An Unimpaired Noon Years Eve In Davenport With A Kid Friendly Party

December 29th, 2020

Join Unimpaired, 246 W. 3rd St., Davenport, for their Noon Years Eve party! The cost is for a table, Half Pizza/Half salad special, treats, sparkling drinks, crafts, goodie bags for all kiddos. This will be reservation ONLY, due to social distancing and having plenty of space between tables. We have a very LARGE dining area.Come ring in the “noon” year socially distant style with us! Please fill out this form to reserve a table- https://forms.gle/3TFrumUDqdseGVhD6  Read More

Meet Our Pupper Of The Week: Coda!

December 29th, 2020

Got a perfect pupper? A great good boi? A darn awesome doggo? QuadCities.com wants to feature your dog in our new Pupper Of The Week feature! Just send a picture of your pet with their name, your name, and a sentence or two about them and we’ll post their pic and story on QuadCities.com. Message your doggo pics and info to Sean@QuadCities.com. And get ready to check out some cool doggos on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com! This week’s pupper is CODA, the doggo of Jordan Connor! Here’s what Jordan says about Coda: This is Coda and her chonky feline... Read More

Circa ’21 Creates Beautifully Arranged, Heartwarming Holiday Special

December 28th, 2020

One of my favorite Christmas presents was not something you can hold in your hand – but sometimes those are the best kind. It was an online musical revue – Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse’s “Home for the Holidays,” an outstanding, heartwarming and utterly charming one-hour variety show with a cast of more than 30 students and adults. Conceived and produced by the super-talented husband-and-wife team of Bobby and Ashley Becher, the show features some favorite Circa ’21 performers, and some local Rising Stars (the theater’s new children’s program), as they take you into their homes,... Read More

Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Competing On Food Network TONIGHT!

December 28th, 2020

If you tune in to the Food Network TONIGHT, you might see a familiar face! Quad-Cities teenager Trey Gordon will be competing at 8 p.m., as the Davenport 13-year-old will be a contestant on the Food Network’s Kids’ Baking Championship! Trey shared the awesome news on his Facebook page, saying, “I have a huge announcement! I am so excited I’m able to tell you guys this.  I am going to be on Kids Baking Championship, season nine, with Food Network. Tune in on December 28 for a two-episode premiere!” You can check out a preview video of Trey’s episode here. Even... Read More