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New Downtown Davenport Ambassadors Offer Help to Businesses, Visitors

May 25th, 2021
New Downtown Davenport Ambassadors Offer Help to Businesses, Visitors

Two energetic, friendly Quad Citizens are now scanning the streets of downtown Davenport to help inform, connect and problem-solve for those who live, work and play here. Emily Dibley, 32, and Omar Gutierrez, 33, are the first Hospitality Ambassadors hired by the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP), a division of the Quad Cities Chamber. “We’re the eyes and ears of downtown and the face of the Downtown Davenport Partnership,” Dibley said recently. “We’re out there for whoever needs helping. We’re the friendly faces, basically like a walking visitor center. “A lot of people see us... Read More

Downtown Davenport Master Plan Progresses, With City Council Blessing

January 28th, 2021
Downtown Davenport Master Plan Progresses, With City Council Blessing

After being bruised and battered from the spring 2019 flood and the 2020 pandemic, downtown Davenport is looking to a much brighter 2021, as the Davenport City Council officially accepted a comprehensive downtown master plan at its Jan. 27 meeting. That marks a milestone for the project started a year ago by the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP), an affiliate of the Quad Cities Chamber. “As downtown goes, so goes Davenport and the Quad-Cities,” said DDP executive director Kyle Carter. “Our community is well-prepared to rebound quickly from a challenging couple of years with this roadmap... Read More