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Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... Read More

Quad Cities Halloween Parades

October 22nd, 2018

Looking for some Halloween family fun this weekend? What’s more fun than a Halloween parade? Enjoy candy, costumes and community fun!   Check out these Halloween-themed parades in the Quad Cities, happening this weekend: Bettendorf The Greater Bettendorf Community Foundation’s Halloween Parade is happening this Saturday Oct 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Witches on a Walk.” The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing... Read More

What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Quad Cities!

September 26th, 2018

There are millions of people around the world, every day, that do fantastic things for their communities, and thousands of those are right here in our Quad-Cities! People are helping others, coming up with charity shows and promotions, volunteering their time and efforts and talents, and doing things to make our community a terrific place to live. About a decade ago, I ran a website called www.getyourgoodnews.com, which featured nothing but all good news, all the time. When I joined up with www.quadcities.com, I brought that same ethic of journalism – reporting the good, the positive, offering... Read More

Plus-Sized Boutique Grace Opening With Style And Charity

September 19th, 2018

When it comes to personal style and impact, you can never have enough Charm and Grace. The Quad-Cities will soon be home to both, as Grace Boutique, an upscale boutique featuring plus-sized clothing, will join its sister store, Charm, at 2507 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, on Sept. 20. Like Charm, Grace will offer a striking and singular collection of unique woman’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts. Its genesis was borne of necessity, as many of Charm’s customers and potential customers were requesting a wider range of sizes which weren’t covered by the Charm vendors. “We could see there... Read More

Plus-Sized Boutique Grace Opening With Style And Charity

September 12th, 2018

When it comes to personal style and impact, you can never have enough Charm and Grace. The Quad-Cities will soon be home to both, as Grace Boutique, an upscale boutique featuring plus-sized clothing, will join its sister store, Charm, at 2507 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, on Sept. 20. Like Charm, Grace will offer a striking and singular collection of unique woman’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts. Its genesis was borne of necessity, as many of Charm’s customers and potential customers were requesting a wider range of sizes which weren’t covered by the Charm vendors. “We could see there... Read More

Grace Boutique Donating Proceeds From Grand Opening To JDRF

August 30th, 2018

Grace Boutique, 2507 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, will be donating a percentage of proceeds from its Grand Opening on September 20 to JDRF Quad Cities and Grace’s owner AnnMarie Mendel will be personally matching it! Grace welcomes you to join up and bring a friend or two to enjoy an exciting time exploring the Quad Cities newest plus size boutique while helping a great cause, the research into and fight against juvenile diabetes. Grace is the sister store of its neighboring boutique, Charm. The ribbon cutting starts promptly at 3 p.m. followed by store opening and festivities. The store is open 3-8... Read More

USS LST 325 Making a Stop in the Quad Cities!

August 28th, 2018

Living history is heading to the Quad Cities! USS LST 325 is the only WWII Landing Ship Tank in the United States that is fully operational and has been restored to its original condition, and it will be temporarily docking at the Isle Casino Hotel (1777 Isle Pkwy Bettendorf) this Thursday Aug 30 through Monday Sep 3! This particular LST was originally known as LST-325 during the second World War, USNS LST-325 during its arctic operations in the 1950’s, and later L-144 (A/G Syros) while it was in the service of the Greek Navy. It was acquired by The USS LST Ship Memorial, Inc., in 2000, and caught... Read More

Partake in Some Pork Belly Elegance

July 14th, 2018

How would you like to help crown this year’s Chef Par Excellence at the Quad Cities Taste of Elegance? The best part? You get to enjoy some deliciously prepared pork! Quad Cities Taste of Elegance is happening this Monday Jul 16 in the ballroom at the Isle Casino Hotel (1777 Isle Pkwy Bettendorf) from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. You will get to taste the area’s most innovative pork entrees, meet the competing chefs, and sample their winning dishes using this year’s competition cut, Pork Belly! Tickets are only $15 and can be purchased by calling (563) 441-4246, (563) 349-6205 or at the door.... Read More

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