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Mercado On Fifth Night Market Lights Up Moline

September 21st, 2017
Mercado On Fifth Night Market Lights Up Moline

If you have been downtown Moline on a Friday night, you might be wondering where those amazing aromas and joyous sounds are coming from. Well, they’re coming from Mercado on Fifth! Mercado on Fifth is the Quad Cities only outdoor night market, and it happens every Friday night! From 5-9 p.m. on 5th Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Moline you can come enjoy food trucks, live music and entertainment while shopping from local small businesses. This open-air market is family friendly and provides many activities for kids, including face painting and bounce houses. Whether you are looking for fresh... Read More

Hacker Is No Slacker

May 16th, 2017
Hacker Is No Slacker

Vote for Hacker, He’s No Slacker When Khalil Hacker ran for class president his slogan was: “Vote for Hacker, he’s no Slacker”. As Hacker recalls, “The kids took that slogan and ran with it. In hallways, classes, buses, kids would chant “Vote for Hacker, he’s YOUR Slacker!” Khalil Slacker is the name he embraced and thus Slacker Productions was born. Slacker Productions is a YouTube channel which releases in-depth movie reviews, comical gaming videos, and miscellaneous videos related to films and the art of film-making. Hacker says, “It started as just... Read More

Put Some Salsa and Oktoberfest Into Your Weekend In Moline Centre

September 29th, 2016
Put Some Salsa and Oktoberfest Into Your Weekend In Moline Centre

Are you ready for the greatest Beer Festival in the Quad Cities?  Bierstube hosts two weekends of Oktoberfest on September 30/October 1 and October 7/8.  Dig out those lederhosen and head down to the Stube for traditional German beer, food, games, prizes and live music direct from Austria. Don’t forget to stop by Moline’s new open air market, Mercado on Fifth, on September 30 and October 8.  Shop for healthy produce and unique items, learn about the culture of the area and even watch a movie on their outdoor patio.  The Mercado will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Friday... Read More

Mercado Open Air Market Opens In Moline Friday

August 24th, 2016
Mercado Open Air Market Opens In Moline Friday

Mercado on Fifth, an open-air market in the Floreciente neighborhood in downtown Moline, is opening to the public on Friday. The Grand Opening, which will include a ribbon cutting ceremony by Lee Vasquez from the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber, is scheduled for Friday, August 26 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors will enjoy fresh produce, prepared foods, live music, and entertainment for all ages including live music by The Crooked Cactus Band from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., food vendors including El Mariachi, Divine Soul2Soul, Hacienda, Streets of Italy Pizza, What’s Poppin Popcorn, and many more,... Read More