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A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

July 8th, 2021
A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

You feel something in the air? Something strange? Something not quite right? Something frightening? Quad Cities is a new horror miniseries that will air on YouTube starting October 2nd. Each week, one episode will air with the fifth and final episode airing on October 30th, just before Halloween. The series was shot in the Quad Cities (Iowa and Illinois) with mostly local talent. Each episode will run approx. 10-15 min. And when each episode drops, we’ll be running a short story and link to it on your fun, free, local QuadCities.com! A teaser trailer is also coming soon! For more info, see:... Read More

July 9th East Moline Concert to Benefit New Solidarity Effort to Stop Sexual Violence

July 5th, 2021
The poster for a July 9 live-music fundraiser at the Whiskey Stop, 726 15th Ave., East Moline.

On Friday, July 9th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Whiskey Stop (726 15th Ave., East Moline), area bands and artists will take the stage to raise funds for Family Resources to support victims of sexual violence in the Quad-Cities. A new collaboration among River Music Experience, WVIK, Family Resources and the Whiskey Stop will host live music with performances by Murnau, Ross Clowser Trio, Mirabilia, Yung Flvy, BN WhoIam (featuring Crealot and K1ng Supr3m3), and Alyx Rush. “This is a partnership that will help create a community vision where we are all able to thrive in mutual respect, protection,... Read More

Bettendorf Couple’s Support Allows Figge in Davenport to Offer Free July Admission

June 30th, 2021
Bettendorf Couple’s Support Allows Figge in Davenport to Offer Free July Admission

Thanks to the generous support of Cal and Jill Werner of Bettendorf, the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd St., Davenport) will offer FREE admission during the entire month of July. Visitors will have the opportunity to see five current exhibitions including: Tom Uttech: Origin, Lesley Dill Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me, Drawn to Spectacle, Franklin Evans: franklinsfootpaths and Pop Power from Warhol to Koons: Masterworks from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Figge’s permanent collection galleries will also be open for all guests to explore free of charge. “We... Read More

Quad-Cities Colleges Not Among Hundreds Nationwide to Require Covid Vaccination

June 30th, 2021
A greater portion of people in Scott County have been fully vaccinated than Rock Island County -- 58% compared to 50%.

On June 14, when “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” returned to live audiences at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New Work City, everyone attending had to prove they were fully vaccinated against Covid. Same when Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway on June 26. More than 500 U.S. colleges and universities also are requiring proof of Covid vaccination for students to return to campus this fall, but that number does not include any school yet in the Quad-Cities. St. Ambrose University in Davenport is strongly recommending that all students, faculty, and staff be vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus,... Read More

Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Antique Cars

April 23rd, 2021
Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Antique Cars

What says warmer temps are on the way better than antique cars and ice cream? Make plans to join the Mississippi Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America for the return of Cars & Ice Cream this Sunday Apr 25 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Country Style Ice Cream, located at 5264 Utica Ridge Road Davenport. All are welcome to this one of kind sweet event. Drive in, meet friends, eat ice cream and talk cars! Cars & Ice Cream, sponsored by Country Style Ice Cream and the Mississippi Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, will take place on the last Sunday of every... Read More

Moline’s Center For Belgian Culture Waffle Breakfast is Back!

April 22nd, 2021
Moline's Center For Belgian Culture Waffle Breakfast is Back!

The wait is officially over! It is once again time for some deliciously amazing Belgian Waffles! The Center for Belgian Culture’s magnificent Belgian Waffle Breakfast is back in business, after a year-long hiatus due to the Covid outbreak. The first breakfast will take place Saturday May 1 from 8 – 10:30 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,... Read More

Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

December 21st, 2020
Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

The Quad-Cities, and the entire state of Illinois, has been on Tier 3 mitigation rules since Nov. 20. Have things gotten any better since then? Are we making positive progress to possibly get out of the mitigation zone? Governor JB Pritzker has already said that Illinois will not leave mitigations at least until after the new year, regardless of numbers, as a preventative measure. But if things continue to go in a positive direction, could we see any leeway after New Year’s Day? Despite a lot of bad news in regard to covid overall statewide, some encouraging signs have been seen in various... Read More

Rock Island County At A ‘Crisis Point’ For Covid, Health Department Officials Say

November 23rd, 2020
Rock Island County At A 'Crisis Point' For Covid, Health Department Officials Say

Rock Island County is at a “crisis point” in regard to covid-19 cases, according to health department officials. Currently, a record 92 patients are in Rock Island County hospitals with COVID-19. In addition, the health department reports 114 additional cases. The total number is now 7,783. “This is a jump of 16 patients (in area hospitals) from Sunday to Monday,” said Nita Ludwig, administrator, Rock Island County Health Department. “We know our hospital systems sounded alarms earlier this month when the number of patients was lower. Now, we are at a crisis point with... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities Could Hit “100 Percent” Covid Infection At Current Rates, According To New Data

November 22nd, 2020
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Could Hit "100 Percent" Covid Infection At Current Rates, According To New Data

BREAKING NEWS: Every person in the Quad-Cities and surrounding communities could end up infected with covid-19 if cases continue at current rates through the fall of 2021, according to latest statistics from the Illinois Department of Health and Covid Act Now, a not-for-profit national data aggregation website affiliated with the medical departments of Stanford, Harvard and Georgetown Universities. “On average, each person in Rock Island County, Illinois with COVID is infecting 1.17 other people. As such, the total number of active cases in Rock Island County, Illinois is growing at an unsustainable... Read More

Ordering Dinner? Put QuadCities.com’s Local Restaurant Roundup On Your Menu!

November 21st, 2020
Ordering Dinner? Put QuadCities.com's Local Restaurant Roundup On Your Menu!

Looking for a place to order dinner tonight? Check out our awesome listing of area restaurants offering carry-out, drive-through and pickup options! QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that serve up a number of your favorite dishes. If you have information about a businesses not listed here, please feel free to send a quick email to eat@quadcities.com. Quad City Pizza Company 2724 Avenue of the Cities Moline            (309) 797-5600 Will be offering Carry Out & Delivery (expanded temporarily to Moline, East Moline, Silvis, Rock Island and Coal Valley)... Read More