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BREAKING: City of Rock Island Selects Quad Cities Chamber To Manage Downtown

January 26th, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: The City of Rock Island’s city council has approved a contract with the Quad Cities Chamber to provide downtown place management services effective immediately. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” said Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms. “Bringing people, new events, activities and vibrancy to downtown Rock Island also brings increased revenue, improved quality of life and greater value for existing assets. That’s why it’s so important... Read More

How Does A Nice, Juicy Burger Sound For Dinner Tonight?

January 23rd, 2021

How does a nice, hearty burger sound for dinner tonight? Good? 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 local restaurants 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 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... Read More

Western Illinois University Food Pantry Opens for First Week of Spring 2021 Semester

January 20th, 2021

The student-run Western Illinois University Food Pantry will open next week for the first week of the Spring 2021 semester. The pantry, located in Horrabin Hall, room 10, will be open from noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, and from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 23. Until then, the pantry is open from noon-3 p.m. on Tuesdays during the holiday break. This semester’s co-presidents of the food pantry are junior dietetics and nutrition major Brittany Van Tine, of Macomb, and senior sociology major Davora Buchanan, of Chicago. For more information about the pantry, email Van Tine at BN-VanTine@wiu.edu,... Read More

Indoor Dining Is BACK In The Illinois Quad-Cities, What Else Is?

January 18th, 2021

Restaurants around the Illinois Quad-Cities opened their doors for indoor dining today for the first time in months, as customers began to slowly return, wearing masks and being careful, but happy for the opportunity. Today, the Illinois Quad-Cities, and its surrounding Region 2, was moved up to Tier 1 covid mitigations, meaning that indoor dining is allowed in restaurants at 25% capacity in the Quad-Cities and all Region 2 counties, including Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell,... Read More

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

January 16th, 2021

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

Harris Pizzas Throughout Quad-Cities Hiring Now

January 12th, 2021

Harris Pizza is looking for a few good pizzamakers. The popular Quad-Cities pie emporium posted the following on their social today: Harris Pizza needs YOU to help us make “The Finest Pizza in the World!” We know so many of you are out of work and in our ongoing effort to give back to this community, we are offering something few companies are…. JOBS! That’s right: JOBS! Let us put YOU back to work! We can’t make this magic without YOU! Full time and part time positions available in all areas! Please apply within at Rock Island and Bettendorf locations! Visit HarrisPizza.com today!  Read More

Whitey’s Has Finally Named Its Shake Of The Month, And It’s…

January 11th, 2021

Maybe this is why 2021 has started off feeling so off? Because Whitey’s has waited this long to name its SHAKE OF THE MONTH!!! Well, you can rest easy, because the famous ice cream shop has finally, FINALLY, named its coveted Shake of the Month honor. And the Village People approve, which, really, is what’s important here, people. And that Shake of the Month is… Hot Chocolate. So, here’s what the good folks at Whitey’s had to say about this Very Special shake, and how things are going to SHAKE out over the next month… or two: Sorry we are a... Read More

Hundreds Of Quad-Cities Businesses Positively Impacted Through $275 Million Illinois Grant

January 9th, 2021

As previously reported on QuadCities.com, thousands of businesses statewide including a large number of Quad-Cities businesses, benefited from over $275 million in grants given by the state of Illinois to small businesses negatively impacted by covid-19. According to the business grant website, the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program was developed by Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to provide $580 million in economic relief for small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19. BIG – the largest program of its kind in the nation – leverages federal funding provided by the... Read More

The Miracle at Freight House Continues Through Jan. 24

January 6th, 2021

Hanukkah is celebrated over eight nights and Christmas is honored over 12 days, ending today (on Epiphany), Jan. 6. It’s a major miracle that the first Miracle at the Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Davenport, is being extended four weeks beyond its original end date. Though the worldwide Miracle pop-up bar franchise is meant to celebrate the Christmas season, who doesn’t need a miracle year-round? That’s exactly what Davenport co-owner Lars Rehnberg heard from customers who filled the temporary, but fully festive bar – as much as was allowed under state Covid restrictions. “We limited... Read More

It’s Taco Tuesday! Eat Local At These Awesome Quad-Cities Restaurants

January 5th, 2021

If you’re 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, bars and cafes that are... Read More