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Rock Island’s Icons Holding St. Pat’s Day Bash!

March 11th, 2022
Rock Island's Icons Holding St. Pat’s Day Bash!

It’s that time of year again — Icons Martini in downtown Rock Island is holding its St. Patrick’s Day bash after the Grand Parade in downtown that morning! Join us for a “Greenday” of fun & shenanigans starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday! Our girl Amy will be doing 2 types of Breakfast burritos (YEP 1 OF THEM IS CORNED BEEF), ( and the proceeds go to charity)….we will have our buy a cup ( with your cocktail) get a prize special, Jameson (and 7 other Irish whiskeys) and Guinness will be flowing….plus all your favorite people dressed to thrill along with our decked out Irish decor!!!!  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

March Museum Madness Month at Karpeles

February 24th, 2022
March Museum Madness Month at Karpeles

Enjoy a great tour of the Karpeles Museum during March Museum Madness Month which will include a detailed description and history of the building which includes walking into the heart of the organ and the main basement area. Admission and tours are all free! Learn more here: https://karpeles.com/ O  Read More

Last Day TODAY For Outdoor Show In Rock Island

February 20th, 2022
Last Day TODAY For Outdoor Show In Rock Island

The Outdoor Show Comes to Rock Island This Weekend! This event features a variety of resources for anyone interested in the great outdoors. A large number of hunting, fishing and boating vendors will be on hand as well as representatives from charters, resorts, government agencies and conservation clubs.  A kids camp area will also be available with an archery range, trout fishing pond, minnow races and more. Show Hours: Sunday, February 20, 2022: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ticket prices: Adults: $8 ($7 in advance) Kids 6-15: $1 Kids 5 & under: FREE (Friday is Seniors Day. Anyone over age 65 only $6... Read More

Rock Island’s Rozz Tox Reopening For 10 Year Anniversary

February 12th, 2022
Rock Island's Rozz Tox Reopening For 10 Year Anniversary

There’s literally no place in the Quad-Cities like Rozz-Tox. After marking its 10th anniversary in 2021, the quirky café has been closed for renovations for the past couple of months. It will reopen with its dazzlingly diverse lineup, Asian-inspired menu, and offbeat charm on Feb. 11. During a traditionally slow time of year anyway, the remodel will make the place feel smaller and more intimate, Rozz-Tox owner/manager Ben Fawks said recently. “I think it’s going to feel a little more comfortable, a little more cozy,” Fawks said, noting there will be fewer live shows. “We’re... Read More

Rock Island Coalition Of African-American Stakeholders Insisting Rock Island Return Grant

February 11th, 2022
Rock Island Coalition Of African-American Stakeholders Insisting Rock Island Return Grant

The Rock Island Coalition of African American Stakeholders is insisting that the City of Rock Island return The African American Civil Rights Grant to the federal government. The Rock Island Coalition of African American Stakeholders released a statement today insisting that the City of Rock Island return the African American Civil Rights Grant to the federal government for the following reasons: To the City of Rock Island, this is merely $33, 500 thousand dollars and a means to expand their economic development plan, simply a funded means to an end. However, to us, the Black Community, this is... Read More

Are You A Young Filmmaker? Fresh Films Is Looking For Illinois Filmmakers For New Project!

January 28th, 2022
Are You A Young Filmmaker? Fresh Films Is Looking For Illinois Filmmakers For New Project!

We’ve extended the deadline for our next film project to February 1st so your students can make movies with Fresh Films every Thursday starting February 3rd! Teens who join the Fresh Films Weekly Filmmaking program will create various film projects that will help prepare them for future job & education opportunities in media. They will learn film techniques, leadership and time management skills and they will leave the program with new media projects that they can add to their portfolios. We think your youth are going to love this program so we have included an email below that you can... Read More

QCCA Expo Winterfest Car And Bike Show Rollin’ Into Rock Island

January 20th, 2022
QCCA Expo Winterfest Car And Bike Show Rollin' Into Rock Island

The QCCA Expo Winterfest Car and Bike Show rumbles into the QCCA Expo Center,2624 4th Ave., Rock Island, today through Sunday. Make plans and register now for the Expo Winterfest. 3D Sound will be on hand and many exciting events and vendors will be there! For more info, see here.  Read More

Bald Eagle Days Flying In TODAY!

January 9th, 2022
Bald Eagle Days Flying In TODAY!

Come join us at our booth at Bald Eagle Days Environmental Fair at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island Island, Illinois, January 9, 10am-5pm. Learn about Bald Eagles, visit more than 200 informative and vendor booths; watch the Birds of Prey shows; and take the Quad City Audubon Eagle Tours. We will have lots of snow leopard fundraising items to choose from and information about snow leopards. Adults $6; Kids 6-15 $1; Kids under 6 Free. More info? Check this out…  Read More

Rock Island’s Blue Cat Turning Vandalism Into Street Art

December 22nd, 2021
Rock Island's Blue Cat Turning Vandalism Into Street Art

Late Saturday night the south side wall of Blue Cat Brewing Co. was vandalized with graffiti. Unfortunately, the public cameras in The District courtyard could not identify the culprit. But the Blue Cat owners are determined to turn this negative into a positive. After Blue Cat co-owner Charlie Cole made a facebook post about the vandalism, local artist Atlanta Fulscher reached out and offered to cover the graffiti with her own artwork. She will be onsite around 10 am on Thursday 12/23 adding a big blue catfish to the side of the building. Other local artists have also reached out offering their... Read More