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Crew Neck Rolling Up Its Last Show On Monday

September 30th, 2016

With the weather getting colder, having shows at Garage 3 is going to require wearing more than a crew neck, so next Monday, Crew Neck Comedy is calling it a year for 2016, having their last show at 8 p.m. at the venue at 817 22nd St., Rock Island. Admisssion is free. The Crew Neck Comedy Show is a conception of Andrew Cline, a native of Orion. The first show was in late September of last year, with the intent of host Cline wearing a crew neck sweatshirt to every show. However, shows in late July were not anticipated during the creation of this theme. Cline is proud to be part of the burgeoning... Read More

Rock Island Should Have Shopped Local With $15M Walmart Cash

September 7th, 2016
Sean Leary

To say Rock Island made a colossal error in wasting $15 million to woo Walmart to 11th Street is a stunning understatement. But what’s perhaps saddest and most pathetic about it is its irony. Rock Island, like thousands of other cities across the country, will, at least once a year, pay lip service and throw promotional money at “small business weeks” and hollow pitches to “shop local.” City officials should’ve heeded their own advice in this matter. Aside from the property owners who were able to hit a stunning jackpot on selling their failed and crumbling 11th Street businesses at... Read More

The Hype Is Real About Garage 3

August 12th, 2016

There have been many spirited discussions, parties and creative meetings of the minds and performances held in garages, with and without the use of musical instruments. So much so that an entire subgenre of music, garage rock, has been named for it. Dylan Parker and Sean Whitney have taken that to the next level with Garage 3. The Rock Island performance space hosts a variety of poetry, comedy and spoken word performances in, well, Parker’s garage. On Wednesday, July 20, an attractive audience gathered at Garage3, named as being the third garage on the property of #MrRockIsland himself Dylan... Read More

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