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Quad Cities Chamber to Hire New Downtown Rock Island Director

January 26th, 2021

As it does for downtown Davenport and Bettendorf, the Quad Cities Chamber is contracting with the city of Rock Island to provide downtown place management services. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms said Tuesday. “Bringing people, new events, activities and vibrancy to downtown Rock Island also brings increased revenue, improved quality of life and greater value for existing assets. That’s why it’s so important for... Read More

Quad Cities Chamber Pursues Downtown Partnership in Rock Island

January 25th, 2021

As it does for downtown Davenport and Bettendorf, the Quad Cities Chamber is looking to contract with the city of Rock Island to provide downtown place management services. On Monday, Jan. 25, at 6:45 p.m., the Rock Island City Council will discuss the issue at Council Chambers (3rd Floor), 1528 3rd Ave., Rock Island. You can also watch the meeting at www.youtube.com/user/RockIslandIL/live. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms... Read More

Get Your Drink on At Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest!

July 16th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to celebrate all that is Craft Beer? The 2019 Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest, presented by Zimmerman, is back! It will take place this Saturday Jul 20 from 1 – 4 p.m. (with VIP option from 12 – 4 p.m.) at the Bass Street Plaza on 17th Street in Moline. This is an event that showcases various micro breweries throughout the greater Quad Cities area. This event is limited to micro/nano breweries from the area and is meant as a means for the attendees to be able to interact with the brewery representatives and each other. General admission tickets (1 – 4 p.m.) are... Read More

Bass Street Landing 2019 Summer Concert Series Has Arrived!

May 28th, 2019

There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting outside on a nice breezy summer evening and enjoying some free live music. That’s right, free! Every Thursday night throughout the summer, the Moline Centre holds a free concert series on the Plaza at Bass Street Landing just off 17th Street in Moline. The concerts go from 7-9 p.m. and all you need to bring is a lawn chair! Food and beverages are also available for purchase.   Here is the line-up of concerts for the 2019 season:   May 30                Class of ‘82 June 6                 Avon Dale June 13              ... Read More

Cure Your Cabin Fever with a Pub Crawl!

April 4th, 2019

The temperature outside is rising and so is the urge to get out and have some fun! Join the Moline Centre for their 15th Annual Cabin Fever Pub Crawl this Saturday Apr 6 from 1 – 5 p.m. throughout downtown Moline! Teams of 4 will compete in this unique putt-putt pub crawl throughout downtown Moline. The cost to participate is $40 per team. There will be prizes for 1st place and Best Hole. Drink specials will be available and each player will receive an awesome gift. Sign up today at one of the following locations: Bad Boyz (313 16th Street Moline) Bent River Brewing Company (1413 5th Avenue... Read More

‘It Had To Be You’ Brings Laughs And Love To Black Box

November 19th, 2018

Looking for something sweet as pumpkin pie on your theater plate this Thanksgiving week? The Black Box Theatre is presenting the holiday romantic comedy “It Had to Be You” by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna. The play will star Black Box Theatre Co-founder Lora Adams opposite actor and cartoonist Jason Platt. The play is directed by Patti Flaherty and features Gregory Kerr, who also serves as the production stage manager. Set construction by Michael Kopriva and light design by David Miller. The plot involves failed actress, health food nut, and would-be playwright Theda Blau, who wants to find... Read More

Hop Downtown Moline for this Holiday Event!

November 6th, 2018

Downtown Moline will be kicking off the 2018 Holiday Season this weekend with the 2nd Annual Holiday Hop! The Moline Centre Holiday Hop involves over 40 unique stores, restaurants and much more! On Friday Nov 9 from 4-8 p.m. this free event will provide to be a magical and memorable evening for all. An array of family-friendly events will be available, including children’s holiday movies at the Black Box Theatre and the Boys & Girls Club. There will also be live music, arts, crafts, in-house specials, food, refreshments, interactive games, carolers, and even Santa! Here are just a few of... Read More

Storm Keep Giving Back To The Quad Cities

November 1st, 2018

The Quad City Storm, getting ready for another home game this weekend and Disco Night on Saturday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, will continue to give back this season and carry on their #qcstormcares crusade living up to their promise of being “the community’s team.”    Wednesday, November 7 – NEW! Military Salute Paint the Ice – 10:00am-7:00pm  New this year active and retired members of our armed services or their family members are invited to by paint their name on the ice. Participants will receive a coupon for $3 off a full price ticket the games on November... Read More

Halloween Parade Downtown Moline

October 20th, 2018

Halloween is right around the corner, so why not start celebrating now? Head Downtown Moline for a Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 21! The parade begins at 1 p.m. The route starts and ends at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) and will go along River Drive and 5th Avenue. This year’s theme is ‘Got Game?’ Participants will be dressed as their favorite board game or character from a board game. Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! Candy will be passed out (not thrown) throughout the parade. Stick around... Read More

Rum, Chocolate and Cheese? Oh my!

July 24th, 2018

If you are looking for a delicious way to spend your Wednesday evening this week, then look no further than PUB 1848! PUB 1848 (1601 River Dr. Moline) is hosting a Rum, Chocolate and Cheese Pairing this Wednesday Jul 25! The evening will be organized in a ‘classroom-like setting’ with groups of 8 enjoying delicious rums and food pairings. The rounds of pairing sessions will begin at 5:15 p.m. and will last 45 minutes each until 8:15 p.m. Four different rums will be paired with complimentary chocolates, cheeses and fruits. Groups will sample each rum one at a time while learning a bit about... Read More