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BBQ in the Quad Cities is Back!

August 8th, 2019

“It’s finally here… WE’RE RE-OPENING” News came out tonight that makes many food lovers in the Quad Cities very happy. When thinking of a great place in the Quad Cities to get some delicious BBQ (or barbeque/barbecue, whichever you prefer), most think of the amazing and delectable Jim’s Rib Haven. Unfortunately, the world has had to live without Jim’s BBQ this past month, due to a fire at the 531 24th Street Rock Island location on Tuesday July 2, 2019. Luckily, all of our dreams have been answered. This was the statement released earlier tonight about the future of one of the Quad... Read More

Ya Maka My Weekend Returns to The District of Rock Island!

August 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, take a trip to the beautiful Caribbean without leaving home this weekend! Ya Maka My Weekend, the “Original District Festival” is celebrating its 28th year this Saturday Aug 10, in the District of Rock Island! Gates open at 4 p.m. Come enjoy some Caribbean cuisine, that island vibe and even an open-air marketplace! The “Ya Maka Beach” will be ready for you to play in, dig for buried treasure, or build a sandcastle! Here is the line-up for some live Caribbean music, to give the real ambience of being on the beach: 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.              TBA 5:45 –... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

Who Will Be the Best of the Wurst? You Decide!

June 20th, 2019

Do you love sausages? Then you’ll love this Best of the Wurst competition! Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Jun 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for the 2nd Annual Best of the Wurst. Sample sausage from local vendors, purchase delicious food and enjoy an ice-cold beer. Enjoy music by the Guttenberg German Band, and vote for the “Best of the Wurst!” Tickets are just $5 and children 12 and under are free. For more information, check out the GAHC’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/gahc712.  Read More

Mercado on Fifth, Back in Town and Ready for Some Friday Night Fun!

May 28th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for some Friday night fun in Downtown Moline? That’s right, Mercado on Fifth is kicking off their 2019 season this Friday night! Mercado on Fifth is the Quad Cities only outdoor night market, and it happens every Friday night! From 5-10 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 produce, handmade... Read More

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday in the Quad Cities!

February 22nd, 2019

Calling all food lovers in the Quad Cities, it’s time to celebrate the tastiest eateries in the area! That’s right, we’re talking about Quad Cities Restaurant Week! Quad Cities Restaurant Week takes place this Monday Feb 25 and will continue through Sunday Mar 3. Participating restaurants, breweries and bistros from all over the Quad Cities Area will feature lunch and dinner specials for all to enjoy! Have you been wanting to try out that new place down the road? Or maybe you are looking for an excuse to show off your favorite spot to your friends and family. Either way, take this opportunity... Read More

Want To Learn How To Make Sauerkraut?

July 13th, 2017

How to Make Sauerkraut with Kristin Bogdonas will be held Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Come learn how to make everyone’s favorite food: Sauerkraut! Kristin Bogdonas will be demonstrating recipes and techniques so you can make your own. If you’re lucky, you may be able to try some during the presentation. Come learn something new, or expand your extensive recipe book! RSVP Required – Call (563) 322-8844 or email info@gahc.org to RSVP – HURRY! LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE & FILLING UP FAST!  Read More

Looking For A Fun And Healthy Way To Get Kids Into The Kitchen?

May 18th, 2017

Looking for a fun and healthy way to get your kids involved in the kitchen? It’s no secret that including your children in meal planning and preparation builds healthier eating habits. It can, however, be difficult to know where to start. Hy-Vee food stores are hoping to help take some of the guess work out of how to involve the kids, with their ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ programs. These fun and educational kids’ cooking classes are held monthly at your local Hy-Vee stores for children ages 4-9. This May, Kids in the Kitchen utilizes a one of a kind Blender Bike for their ‘Kids in the Kitchen:... Read More

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