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New Rock Island Public Library Mobile Library Schedule Starts Monday, May 3

May 2nd, 2021
New Rock Island Public Library Mobile Library Schedule Starts Monday, May 3

With warmer weather and plans for summer outreach in the works, the Rock Island Library2Go mobile bookmobile will roll out a new schedule starting Monday, May 3. The days and times for Mobile Library stops stay the same: Three stops daily, Monday through Thursday, but some locations have changed (see starred routes for changes.) Bookmobile routes through July 29 are as follows: Monday 10:00 am to 11:30 am: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2930 31st Avenue, Rock Island 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Blackhawk State Park, 4801 11th Street, Rock Island * 4:00 to 5:30 pm: Martin Luther King Community Center,... Read More

How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers!

May 1st, 2021
How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities' Best Burgers!

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... Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Health System Only Iowa System Named To IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems

April 27th, 2021
BREAKING: Genesis Health System Only Iowa System Named To IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems

BREAKING NEWS: Genesis Health System has been named to the IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems list for the second consecutive year and is again the only Iowa health system to be recognized. IBM Watson Health has identified the top health systems from a rigorous evaluation of 324 health systems and 2,522 hospitals that are members of health systems. The annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency and patient experience. IBM Watson Health established the list to establish top performance benchmarks that may help other healthcare organizations achieve consistent,... Read More

Are You REALLY Proud Of Your Dog?

April 27th, 2021
Are You REALLY Proud Of Your Dog?

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!  Read More

Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Antique Cars

April 23rd, 2021
Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Antique Cars

What says warmer temps are on the way better than antique cars and ice cream? Make plans to join the Mississippi Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America for the return of Cars & Ice Cream this Sunday Apr 25 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Country Style Ice Cream, located at 5264 Utica Ridge Road Davenport. All are welcome to this one of kind sweet event. Drive in, meet friends, eat ice cream and talk cars! Cars & Ice Cream, sponsored by Country Style Ice Cream and the Mississippi Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, will take place on the last Sunday of every... Read More

Moline’s Center For Belgian Culture Waffle Breakfast is Back!

April 22nd, 2021
Moline's Center For Belgian Culture Waffle Breakfast is Back!

The wait is officially over! It is once again time for some deliciously amazing Belgian Waffles! The Center for Belgian Culture’s magnificent Belgian Waffle Breakfast is back in business, after a year-long hiatus due to the Covid outbreak. The first breakfast will take place Saturday May 1 from 8 – 10:30 a.m. (or until the batter runs out) at the Friend Circle Club, 701 18th Avenue Moline. For only $7 you will receive one large malty Belgian Waffle (Catherine Van Hecke’s secret recipe), two massive juicy sausages and your choice of orange juice or coffee. Take advantage of the amazing toppings,... Read More

East Moline’s United Township Finds Way to Make Beautiful Music in a Hard Year

April 20th, 2021
East Moline's United Township Finds Way to Make Beautiful Music in a Hard Year

Choir students at United Township High School in East Moline have orchestrated creative ways to make beautiful music together, despite the dissonant challenges of Covid-19. A few weeks after an unusual, invitation-only concert in the new commons area at the school March 4, four select UT female choir members took part in a unique statewide virtual choir with the Bradley University (Peoria) Honor Choir. As did about 40 other Illinois high schoolers (including eight from Orion), they individually recorded a video in late March of them singing their part to “Afternoon on a Hill” by Eric Barnum,... 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

Genesis Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

April 16th, 2021
Genesis Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic now open to both patients and non-patients, 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 has been made easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine  Read More

Got A Great Doggo? A Perfect Pupper? A Precious Pet?

April 13th, 2021
Got A Great Doggo? A Perfect Pupper? A Precious Pet?

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!  Read More