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American Symphony on Maiden Voyage Stops in Quad-Cities Monday

September 25th, 2022
American Symphony on Maiden Voyage Stops in Quad-Cities Monday

he river cruise industry directly activates the Quad Cities’ riverfront and American Cruise Lines (ACL) has a new riverboat cruising the Mississippi River this season.  American Symphony will stop in the Quad Cities for the first time on Monday, September 26 at River Heritage Park, Davenport.  It will be unique because ACL’s American Melody will also be docked there at the same time. The public is invited to welcome the American Symphony to the Quad Cities.  A ribbon-cutting will take place before the passengers disembark to board the buses for their shore excursions. American Symphony is... Read More

Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

July 22nd, 2021
Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

It’s Bix 7 weekend, Rock Island County Fair Weekend, Mercado weekend and more! Also get the lowdown on all the theater going on around town, outdoor concerts and more in the latest Weekend in 2 Minutes! Listen HERE!  Read More

Quad-Cities Ranked One Of The Most Affordable Places To Live In The U.S.

July 15th, 2021
Quad-Cities Ranked One Of The Most Affordable Places To Live In The U.S.

Looking for one of the best bargains for a hometown? Looking for a place with the most affordable cost of living? Looking for a spot to get a great home for a cheap price? You’re living in a place where you can find all of the above — the Quad-Cities. US News and World Report has ranked the Quad-Cities number three overall in the cheapest places to live in the United States. The ranking was based on the median gross rent and annual housing costs for mortgage-paying homeowners of each metro area, and these are the cities with the lowest cost of living in the country. For more information... Read More

Looking For Fun Things To Do In The Quad-Cities This Weekend? Listen To Your Weekend In 2 Minutes Podcast!

July 8th, 2021
Looking For Fun Things To Do In The Quad-Cities This Weekend? Listen To Your Weekend In 2 Minutes Podcast!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Listen to your weekly Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Every Thursday on QuadCities.com we feature a short podcast with a quick rundown of things for you to check out over the coming weekend. John Deere Classic returns, and so does the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, and there’s a number of outdoor concerts, events, shows, art gallery exhibitions and more and you can hear all about them in your Weekend in 2 Minutes! Click here to listen!  Read More

Q2030 Announces Kate Jennings As New Executive Director

June 29th, 2021
Q2030 Announces Kate Jennings As New Executive Director

Today Q2030 co-chairs announced the hiring of Kate Jennings as the Executive Director for the newly created 501(c)3 stand-alone organization. Jennings will start August 2nd with a staff of one, a project manager. A community reception will be held in late August. Prior to joining Q2030, Jennings served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director for Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. On her staff, she handled outreach and stakeholder management across a fourteen-county district, which mirrors the diverse communities, employers, challenges and opportunities of the Quad Cities region. Over the past... Read More

QC PastPort Launches to Offer Physical, Digital Tours of the Quad-Cities

May 31st, 2021
QC PastPort Launches to Offer Physical, Digital Tours of the Quad-Cities

You can go back in time without leaving the Quad-Cities with QC PastPort, a new, interactive, physical and digital tour of the cultural history of the American experience as told through the lives of those who passed through or settled here in the Quad-Cities. The project kicked off May 28 in tandem with the water taxi Channel Cat’s launch. You will find QC PastPort signs throughout the Q-C at each of the Channel Cat ports. These ports are located near Riverbend Commons by the Ben Butterworth Parkway, Moline; John Deere Commons behind the Radisson Hotel in Moline; The Isle Casino Hotel in Bettendorf,... Read More

Ever Wonder How The Quad-Cities Was Founded? New Program At Bettendorf Library Explains It!

May 18th, 2021
Ever Wonder How The Quad-Cities Was Founded? New Program At Bettendorf Library Explains It!

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting an event designed to explore our community’s roots with its upcoming virtual edition of Community Connections: George Davenport and the Founding of the Quad Cities. The program will be held on Thursday, May 20th at 7:00 PM and is free to the public. Local historian Gena Schantz will trace the many careers of George Davenport and examine how he adapted his talents to serve and foster the development of the communities that surrounded him. Registration is required for this live event and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4922449... Read More

The QuadCities.com Oscar Contest Winner Will Be Announced…

April 26th, 2021
The QuadCities.com Oscar Contest Winner Will Be Announced...

QuadCities.com has the ONLY Oscar contest in the Quad-Cities, and we got a GREAT response to our first annual event! We’re in the midst of going through all the tallies to see who’s going to emerge victorious and take home a hot, delicious Harris Pizza, and we’ll be getting back to you within the next 24 hours on the winner of our FIRST annual contest! Stay tuned!  Read More

What Are Some Of The Biggest Oscar SNUBS In History?

April 25th, 2021
What Are Some Of The Biggest Oscar SNUBS In History?

With the Oscars coming up tonight, I got to thinking about the big snubs in the last 30+ years and how Pam Grier was robbed of a nomination for Jackie Brown. That led me down a mental rabbit hole and got me asking myself, “Who else should have been nominated?!” After scouring my brain for completely useless knowledge I came to a simple conclusion: the Academy should start giving out a special award for past work that was unrecognized. Sounds wild, right? Hear me out. Sometimes the Academy gets it wrong. Sometimes performers make us… laugh… and we know how the Academy generally feels... Read More

Pick The Oscar Winners, Win A FREE Pizza! In The QuadCities.com Oscar Contest!

April 24th, 2021
Pick The Oscar Winners, Win A FREE Pizza! In The QuadCities.com Oscar Contest!

The 2021 Academy Awards are FINALLY here! The Awards show is set for 7 p.m. Sunday on ABC! Do you have predictions set? Well, we’re providing you with a convenient ballot here to fill out for your own Oscar parties and gatherings, and if you want, you can also enter the FIRST ANNUAL QUADCITIES.COM OSCAR CONTEST! That’s right — just click on the official ballot here, and send us your picks for the winners by 5 p.m. central time Sunday — send the entries to Sean@QuadCities.com — and the winner will get a FREE PIZZA FROM HARRIS PIZZA! That’s right, FREE PIZZA! You don’t have to circle... Read More