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Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More

Help Local Shelters, People In Need And Others This Holiday Season!

December 12th, 2018

We’re always looking for great, positive news in the Quad-Cities, and every month, I present some of the awesome things here in What’s The Good News? This regular column, in conjunction with my appearances with Paula Sands on “Paula Sands Live” (3 p.m. weekdays on KWQC-TV6), put the spotlight on some of the upbeat and positive news here in the Q-C! So what’s the good news for this month? Glad you asked! Let’s take a look …   Warm Up With Coffee And Coats Caffee 392, which is currently at 216 S. 2nd St. in Clinton, but is opening a store at 502 W. 3rd St., Davenport, early next... Read More

What’s The Good News For November?

November 7th, 2018

There’s always plenty of positive news in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com are always happy to put a spotlight on it! Every month I present this column, What’s The Good News?, in which I highlight some of the awesome things going on in and around the area. I also talk about these things on my regular spot the first Wednesday of each month on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live.” So, what’s the good news for this month? Let’s find out…   Ballet Quad Cities Goes Nuts For Helping Students Ballet Quad Cities is helping out Davenport third grade students in their goal of... Read More

Sean Leary Returning To ‘Paula Sands Live’

October 3rd, 2018

Sean Leary, Digital Media Director of QuadCities.com, will be returning to KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” at 3 p.m. Wednesday to talk about QuadCities.com and his new column on the site, What’s The Good News?  It will be the first of monthly ongoing installments on the first Wednesday of every month in which Leary talks about great events, charitable gigs, positive news and general good things going on in and around the Quad-Cities, to highlight the positive things in the community. The content on “PSL” will echo that in Leary’s regular column, What’s... Read More

Celebrate Women’s Health At The Lifestyle Fair

April 19th, 2018

The 27th Annual KWQC Women’s Health and Lifestyle Fair is happening this weekend! Saturday Apr 21 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. you are invited to the 2018 KWQC Women’s Health and Lifestyle Fair at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport)! Admission is just a $2 donation for adults and free for those 18 and under. Every single dollar raised goes to local charities. The WHLF is the only event of its kind in the Quad Cities that focuses entirely on Women’s daily health and lifestyle choices and all aspects of daily living, including fashion, fitness, home decorating, health and wellness,... Read More

Women’s Health And Lifestyle Highlighted At Fair

March 3rd, 2017

The 26th Annual Women’s Health & Lifestyle Fair will be taking place Saturday, March 4 at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St in Downtown Davenport). Admission is only $1! This event focuses entirely on Women’s daily health and lifestyle choices. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to receive tips and guidance on things like fashion, fitness, home decorating, health and wellness, finances, food and cooking, entertainment, spirituality and much more. This year’s featured guest is Jen Widerstrom, best known for her role on “The Biggest Loser”. She recently published her first book,... Read More

Escape Games Busting Out In Quad-Cities

May 2nd, 2016

Ever wonder if you could escape from a prison? Find a hidden pirate’s treasure? Uncover clues to solve a crime for CSI? Well, wonder no more, because now you can experience all of those and more at the Bust Out Escape Game at 2704 Central Ave., Bettendorf. Owner Scott Carpenter opened up Bust Out in October after experiencing an escape room game first hand on vacation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. “I was down there with my daughter, Paige, and she thought it would be fun, so we did it and we had a great time, we loved it,” Carpenter said. “I did some research and saw that the games have been going... Read More