Quantcast
   
Thursday - April 15, 2021
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Quad City International Airport Sees 58% Drop in Passengers for 2020

January 19th, 2021

Reflecting international devastation of the airline industry, due to Covid-19, Moline’s Quad City International Airport saw a drop of more than half the passengers from 2019 to 2020. The airport served 306,260 total passengers last year, 58 percent fewer than 2019’s 721,999, the Metropolitan Airport Authority board of commissioners learned at its Tuesday meeting. Airport executive director Ben Leischner said some of the decline stemmed from decisions of United Airlines to suspend nonstop flights to Denver last spring, and Delta to drop nonstop service to Minneapolis and Detroit, as well as... Read More

Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State Opening At Davenport’s GAHC Museum

September 17th, 2020

Make plans to check out the latest exhibit at the German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport), Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State, this week! WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story. This exhibit is supported by... Read More

American Doll & Toy Museum Opens in Rock Island

February 10th, 2020

Help the City of Rock Island celebrate the American Doll & Toy Museum, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday Feb 12 at 11 a.m. The American Doll & Toy Museum, now located at 1303 30th Street #2 Rock Island (the former Vintage Rose Store), will be finding a new home this year at a currently vacant Rock Island library. Executive Direction, Ellen Tsagaris, will have her collection of dolls which represent many roles throughout history on display. In addition to an impressive collection of dolls and toys, American Doll & Toy Museum offers small gift items with their museum logo, small... Read More