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Moline’s Mercado On Fifth Bringing Back Mexican Cuisine, Culture And More Friday

May 24th, 2022
Moline's Mercado On Fifth Bringing Back Mexican Cuisine, Culture And More Friday

Moline’s Mercado On Fifth is back! Bringing Back Mexican Cuisine, Culture And More Friday, May 27 from 5 to 10 p.m. at 432 12th Street in Moline, everyone can get the weekend started right with Mercado! There will be a variety of children’s activities, delicious Mexican cuisine, and unique retail stands selling everything from jewelry to hand-sewn blouses and imported ceramics.   Mercado on Fifth is not just a market; it serves as a resource and catalyst for aspiring entrepreneurs. The weekly events bring Quad Citizens together to celebrate culture and community in an inclusive way.... Read More

We’re Tops! Illinois Quad-Cities Ranked Among The Best Places To Live In The U.S.!

May 17th, 2022
We're Tops! Illinois Quad-Cities Ranked Among The Best Places To Live In The U.S.!

The Moline-Rock Island Quad-Cities were ranked among the best places to live in Illinois — second best behind Peoria — and among the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine’s annual report of the Top 150 places to live in the U.S., based on affordability and relatively clean air. The publication’s list, released this morning, of its Best Places to Live, had Illinois cities Peoria, Moline-Rock Island, Chicago and Rockford among its top spots to call home. While it wasn’t on the list last year, Moline-Rock Island... Read More

Celebrate National Bike Month with Moline Parks and Recreation

April 22nd, 2022
Celebrate National Bike Month with Moline Parks and Recreation

Celebrate National Bike Month with Moline Parks and Recreation and Cycle into Summer! Ride your bike (or stationary bike) 30 miles in 30 days.This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself (or your family/friends), explore trails around the Quad Cities, prepare for an upcoming ride or just enjoy a day outside!Register for the challenge, log your miles within the 30–day time frame, turn in your log before the deadline and earn your 2022 Mile Club t–shirt! Cycle Into Summer: May 1 – May 30Registration Deadline: April 29, 3:30pmFee: $15 per personCall 309–524–2424... Read More

Moline Human Rights Commission Seeks Input From Community

April 13th, 2022
Moline Human Rights Commission Seeks Input From Community

The Moline Human Rights Commission is seeking input from residents in an effort to identify – and ultimately address – issues of inequality, discrimination or other challenges to inclusivity and rights that may be outstanding in the community. The seven-member committee, appointed by Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati in the fall of 2021, has created a Moline Human Rights Community Questionnaire that is available on the city’s website and social media platforms. The questionnaire asks respondents to share their experiences in areas such as equal opportunity in employment, housing and other services... Read More

How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers!

March 9th, 2022
How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities' Best Burgers!

It’s a beautiful day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com is happy to bring you this, your go-to... Read More

Moline Bringing the Community Together with The Listening Post

February 2nd, 2022
Moline Bringing the Community Together with The Listening Post

“We’re getting our community meetings back together with the next Listening Post. We’ll make sure there is an online option as well but this will be at the public library. Come share with us what’s working and what needs work in our community.” -Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati Learn more here: https://facebook.com/events/s/listening-post/943672589663919/  Read More

I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

December 30th, 2021
I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

Despite construction work on track to wrap up on the new bicycle and pedestrian path on the recently opened Interstate 74 bridge over the next several weeks, the bridge general contractor and the cities of Moline and Bettendorf have decided to wait until spring to open the path to the public. “We know many are eagerly awaiting the new path,” said communications and outreach coordinator for the I-74 project I-74 Bridge Project Kristina Kuehling. “Construction is anticipated to be completed in the next several weeks, however, after careful consideration, the path will remain closed until the... Read More

‘Black Nativity’ Gospel Song Play Coming To Moline’s Playcrafters Starting TONIGHT

December 10th, 2021
'Black Nativity' Gospel Song Play Coming To Moline's Playcrafters Starting TONIGHT

“Black Nativity” is a gospel song play by American playwright, poet, novelist and fiction writer Langston Hughes who was born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri and whose work portrayed Black life in America from the 1920s through the 1960s. It’ll be performed this weekend at Playcrafters Barn Theater, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. For more info, see HERE.  Read More

Three Interim Department Directors to Start Monday in Moline

December 5th, 2021
Three Interim Department Directors to Start Monday in Moline

Moline will welcome in three new interim department directors next week to assist in implementing the city’s newly adopted strategic plan in the coming months. The interims will be in place for up to six months, while the city reboots its search for permanent directors with the assistance of executive search firms. The new interims will head up the Community and Economic Development, Engineering and Public Works departments. Those positions have been vacant since 2019, 2020 and April 2021, respectively. Michael Schenk will serve as interim City Engineer. He recently retired as City Engineer in... Read More

Get into the holiday spirit with a full belly and warm heart this Saturday morning

December 3rd, 2021
Get into the holiday spirit with a full belly and warm heart this Saturday morning

The Center for Belgian Culture will be hosting their monthly Belgian Waffle Breakfast this Saturday December 4 from 8 – 11:00 a.m. (or until the batter runs out) at the Friend Circle Club, 701 18th Avenue Moline. For only $7 you will receive one large malty Belgian Waffle (Catherine Van Hecke’s secret recipe), two massive juicy sausages and your choice of orange juice or coffee. Take advantage of the amazing toppings, as well. Whether you’re craving syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, cherries, peaches or blueberries- you won’t leave unsatisfied! You can even add extra waffles or sausages... Read More