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Taste Of Ethiopia Is The Quad-Cities’ Jewel Of The Nile, Doc Says

June 19th, 2021
Taste Of Ethiopia Is The Quad-Cities' Jewel Of The Nile, Doc Says

Next to the Mighty Mississippi River sits a hidden gem. Our own little Jewel of the Nile if you will. Taste of Ethiopia will bring you a new way of experiencing the Quad Cities, in a more flavorful way. Today’s review is somewhat sponsored and two parts. I sat down with Consumed Foodie , too experience this restaurant. While it maybe a new experience to us, I have a feeling we’ve been missing out. Families and couples flow through during our lunch break and order large dinner plates and laugh and carry on as if they were right at home. The patio which offers an amazing view of the... Read More

Davenport Farmers Market Opening May 1

April 14th, 2021
Davenport Farmers Market Opening May 1

The bell rings at 8am May 1st on Opening Day at the Freight House Farmers Market outdoor season! We are excited to again bring you the best and freshest market in the Midwest. From farmers to food trucks and everything in between, we will be there Saturday and Sunday to bring the “Happy” back to the Quad Cities!  Along with the early bell comes our full market of vendors. In addition to the beloved year-round stalwarts, we are excited to welcome some fresh faces to the FHFM food scene and are overjoyed to see the return of our favorite farmers, ranchers, and food artisans. Relish in the spring... Read More

Icetravaganza Gives Quad-Cities Something COOL To Do This Week

January 14th, 2021
Icetravaganza Gives Quad-Cities Something COOL To Do This Week

Looking for something COOL to do this week? Hey, don’t give us a FROSTY reception to that joke! No need to be ICY! Just CHILL out and head to Icetravaganza! Here are the details: Icestravaganza 2021: A Chilling Winter at the Freight House Friday, Jan. 15-Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 | FREE to attend Freight House, Davenport, Iowa Enjoy beautiful ice carvings on display at the Freight House – stroll by on the boardwalk or view from your vehicle. The best time to see the sculptures is when they’re lit each night from dusk to 10 p.m. Live ice carving competition can be experienced in-person and will... Read More

The Miracle at Freight House Continues Through Jan. 24

January 6th, 2021
The Miracle at Freight House Continues Through Jan. 24

Hanukkah is celebrated over eight nights and Christmas is honored over 12 days, ending today (on Epiphany), Jan. 6. It’s a major miracle that the first Miracle at the Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Davenport, is being extended four weeks beyond its original end date. Though the worldwide Miracle pop-up bar franchise is meant to celebrate the Christmas season, who doesn’t need a miracle year-round? That’s exactly what Davenport co-owner Lars Rehnberg heard from customers who filled the temporary, but fully festive bar – as much as was allowed under state Covid restrictions. “We limited... Read More

Miracle at the Davenport Freight House Mixes New Holiday Cheer, in a Glass

November 30th, 2020
Miracle at the Davenport Freight House Mixes New Holiday Cheer, in a Glass

If there’s something we all could use in 2020, it’s a miracle – and a stupendous cocktail. You can find both at the festive holiday pop-up bar, Miracle at the Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Suite 2, Davenport. Part of a worldwide franchise, the first Miracle location in Iowa is in the 2,400-square-foot space next to the Front Street Taproom, formerly occupied by Fresh Deli, which closed in late October 2019. Miracle at the Freight House is a new partnership between Lars Rehnberg of Rock Island, with his wife Karah, and Ethan Bailey of Davenport, national sales director for Cocktail Kingdom,... Read More

Quad-Cities Christkindlmarkt Holiday Event Canceled, Going Virtual Due To Covid

November 28th, 2020
Quad-Cities Christkindlmarkt Holiday Event Canceled, Going Virtual Due To Covid

It is with deep sadness the Davenport Sisters Cities and the Freight House Farmers Market announces the cancellation of the 2020 Christkindlmarkt in its current form.  Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities has grown to be one of the area’s most popular winter-time activities, last year drawing more than 25,000 people to the December holiday event.   Christkindlmarkt Chair Sarah Mullins stated, “While we are disappointed, we, first and foremost, want to do what is best for our community.  Out of deep respect for our healthcare workers, and the health and safety of our guests, we have made... Read More

Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

November 6th, 2020
Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

Art-Mageddon Kicks off the holiday season with an array of local artists and crafters gathered at the Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Nov 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shop local and get started with your holiday gift-giving in an outdoor and safe environment! From custom wood signs, and wooden toys, woven baskets, and handmade jewelry. Food truck, baked goods, wine, and beer onsite! For more information, please visit https://www.freighthousefarmersmarket.com/. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

November 2nd, 2020
Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re once again giving you our NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! QuadCities.com proudly presents Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting glimpse into the entertainment... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 1st: Divas, Art-Mageddon, Fish Swaps and MORE!

November 1st, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 1st: Divas, Art-Mageddon, Fish Swaps and MORE!

November is already here! Can you believe it? Even though the weather may begin to force us indoors, that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of FUN and exciting events going on in the Quad Cities! QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning... Read More

Oktoberfest at the Freight House Farmers’ Market

September 25th, 2020
Oktoberfest at the Freight House Farmers’ Market

Join the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Davenport) for an Oktoberfest themed Farm to Table Dinner this Saturday Sep 26 from 2 – 6 p.m. Chef Carrie Hilman will be serving up a wonderful fall meal and tribute to the German Oktoberfest. Live Music will be provided from the Locust Street Boys. Enjoy wine pairing from O’So Good Winery, and Bier from Front Street Brewery. Takeout orders are available. All Proceeds to benefit the 2020 Christkindlmarkt. This event will be seating by group. So if you have a family group of 2, 4, or 8 that are all ticketed, you will be seated... Read More