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What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities?

December 4th, 2019
What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities?

With the doldrums of winter weather upon us, there’s a need now more than ever for some journalistic sunshine in our lives, and you’ve come to the right place! Every month we look at some of the great positive news going on around the Quad-Cities, and, in partnership with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we shine the spotlight on the GOOD news in the area! Let’s get started!   Like, OMG Becky, We HAVE To Go To This Fest! Crafted QC will be hosting its sixth indie arts festival, OMG Beckyfest, Friday, December 6, 6-9 PM and Saturday, December 7, 10 AM-4 PM,  in the Great Hall of... Read More

Black Box, Birdies, Big Enchilada And More Are Among The Good News!

May 1st, 2019
Black Box, Birdies, Big Enchilada And More Are Among The Good News!

It’s time for some more good news again! Every month, we take a look at some of the positive things going on around the Quad-Cities, and highlight those here on QuadCities.com and with our partner in positivity, KWQC-TV6 on “Paula Sands Live.” Here’s a look around at the good things happening…   Rhythm City Make Music For March of Dimes Rhythm City® Casino Resort hosted the March of Dimes Donate & Play every Wednesday this month to benefit the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter. This promotion invited Resort Club members the opportunity to donate to the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter... Read More

New Tripmaster, NPR For Local Band, Hug A Book, Tomfoolery And More In The Good News!

April 3rd, 2019
New Tripmaster, NPR For Local Band, Hug A Book, Tomfoolery And More In The Good News!

So, what are some of the cool and positive things happening in and around the area? Glad you sorta asked! There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   Tripmaster Monkey... Read More

New Concerts, A KISS For The USO, Soccer Stars And More Are Among The Good News!

March 19th, 2019
New Concerts, A KISS For The USO, Soccer Stars And More Are Among The Good News!

There’s so much bad news in the world, how about some good stuff? There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   A KISS for the USO, from the Q-C Storm! The Quad City... Read More

Young Artists, Athletes Bloom In What’s The Good News

February 15th, 2019
Young Artists, Athletes Bloom In What’s The Good News

There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   Young Artists Bloom At Figge Museum Young artists from various schools around the Quad-Cities, including Eugene Field Elementary... Read More

What’s The Good News For January?

January 16th, 2019
What’s The Good News For January?

There’s always positive news happening in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com, in collaboration with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” are happy to bring it to you! Every month we team up to present What’s The Good News? It’s a column on our website that promotes cool things happening in the Q-C that are positive and upbeat. In conjunction with the release of the column, I, Sean Leary, appear on “Paula Sands Live” to talk about the awesome good deeds of our local folks. Ready to get some good news? Let’s get started…   Well Suited For Success   Quad-Citian... Read More

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

January 15th, 2019
Quad Cities' Beck And Woods Win Critics' Choice Award For 'Quiet Place'

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

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
What’s The Good News For November?

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 Returning To 'Paula Sands Live'

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