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

April 3rd, 2019

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

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

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 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

Bix Beiderbomb Offers Show Even Better Than Cover Bands, Karaoke AND Gravy

August 11th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that anything could be better than cover bands, karaoke and gravy, unless it’s a Nickelback cover band that leads a karaoke version of “Call Me Maybe” retitled “Call Me Gravy,” as they’re making gravy, but, as incomprehensible as it may be even within the realm of quantum physics, Andrew King insists that the new Bix Beiderbomb Presents MAY be even better than that. MAY be. He’s not making any promises or guarantees. So, if your to-do list for the week includes downing cheap beer, laughing at cheap comedy, being surprised by cheap thrills and stories and getting... Read More

Bix Beiderbomb Offers Show Even Better Than Cover Bands, Karaoke AND Gravy

June 29th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that anything could be better than cover bands, karaoke and gravy, unless it’s a Nickelback cover band that leads a karaoke version of “Call Me Maybe” re-titled “Call Me Gravy,” as they’re making gravy, but, as incomprehensible as it may be even within the realm of quantum physics, Andrew King insists that the new Bix Beiderbomb Presents MAY be even better than that. MAY be. He’s not making any promises or guarantees. So, if your to-do list for the week includes downing cheap beer, laughing at cheap comedy, being surprised by cheap thrills and stories and getting... 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

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