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The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

June 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

May 12th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

Aaron Lewis Brings State I’m in Tour: Acoustic Songs + Stories to the Quad Cities

March 4th, 2019

Known for his outspokenness, impassioned live show and Outlaw Country tunes, Aaron Lewis is back on tour and making a stop here in the Quad Cities! Aaron Lewis brings his ‘State I’m in Tour: Acoustic Songs + Stories’, with special guest Ben Danaher, to the Adler Theatre (136 E. 3rd Street Davenport) on Sunday Mar 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35, $50 and $60 and can be purchased at the Adler Theatre Box Office, by calling (800) 745-300 or at Ticketmaster.com. This tour is a different take on his usual performances with an unplugged approach. It will run parallel with his full band live show... 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

Another UFO Over The Quad-Cities?

August 22nd, 2018

Is ET shopping at HyVee? A third UFO sighting in as many weeks flew onto local radar over the weekend, this time over central Rock Island. Previous sightings have occurred in east Davenport near Bettendorf and in downtown Rock Island and Davenport, during a sighting of possibly two UFOs floating high over the Mississippi River from the Iowa side into the Illinois side and into central Rock Island. That sighting was likewise reported and demonstrated on video here on QuadCities.com. The latest sighting took place late Sunday night and involved an object of flashing green lights and static red lights... Read More

Do You Believe? UFO Sighted Over Midwestern Park

July 19th, 2018

I’m not sayin’ it was aliens, but… It was certainly unidentified, definitely flying and presumably an object, therefore it, by definition was a UFO, and I, and my son and his friend, saw it slowly gliding over the Mississippi River and Schwiebert Park going into Rock Island, Illinois. Giorgio Tsaukalos, take notes… It was a warm Monday night, July 9, just after sunset, and we were enjoying the weather and the atmosphere at the park on the river. Schwiebert is just east of the centennial bridge connecting Rock Island to Davenport, Iowa, just to the west of the Rock Island Arsenal military... Read More

Peter and the Starcatcher Makes Its Q-C Debut

May 31st, 2017

Quad City Theatre Workshop in Davenport will open Peter and the Starcatcher–the last production of their current season–on Friday, June 2. The show tells the back story to Peter Pan in the most playful and endearing way. With a cast that packs a punch, audiences will be sad if they miss this star-catching production running June 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. and June 4, 11 and 18 at 3 p.m. Admission is pay what it’s worth, following the performance. This will be the first local production of this highly-rated Broadway show. This show is about love, life, hope and it’s about being a kid... Read More

Kaplan Named Top Online College In Iowa

November 16th, 2016
Kaplan University - Quad Cities

In a 2016 study Kaplan University, Davenport Campus, ranked as the No. 1 college out of 51 schools in Iowa that offer online classes or degree programs. The analysis was conducted by OnlineColleges.com, a website that provides reliable information about top online colleges and degree programs by featuring school rankings, program guides and career outlooks. Kaplan University’s Davenport campus offers numerous bachelor’s and master’s degree programs online, including ones in the fields of business, criminal justice, health sciences, education and more. The school also offers several online... Read More

Intoxicating Templeton Documentary Bootlegs Its Way To WQPT

May 5th, 2016

The lives of bootleggers during prohibition have been romanticized and captured many times on screens big and small, but one of the most unique and interesting tales of a city predominantly run by bootleggers will debut on local PBS station WQPT at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 8 and 9 p.m. May 12. “Whiskey Cookers: The Amazing True Story of the Templeton Rye Bootleggers” tells the fascinating tale of Templeton, Iowa, a town which dealt with the oppression of prohibition by banding together to avoid capture by the authorities. The award-winning documentary tells the tale of how this town of 400 German-Catholic... Read More

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