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December 12th, 2018

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

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

Is Paul McCartney Coming To The Quad City Storm Home Opener?

October 20th, 2018

Let it be… on ice? A very strange rumor began to surface late this week that former Beatle Paul McCartney had accepted an invitation to be a VIP to the Quad City Storm’s home opening game this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. According to various reports, hub-bub, gossip and chewing the fat, Paul McCartney is a big hockey fan, and, wanting to check out the TaxSlayer prior to his gig there next summer, he accepted an invitation, replete with many perks, including a nacho bar with a Velveeta cheese river, a case of Natty Light, a hoverboard with ground effects... Read More

Storm Announce Roster For Inaugural Season!

October 17th, 2018

The Quad City Storm, the new hockey team for the Quad-Cities, had its media day Wednesday (as pictured, and announced their final roster for the 2018-2019 season: Austin Hervey Vladimir Nikiforov Taylor McCloy Dalton Mills Joe McKeown Phil Bronner John Scully Mitchell Mueller Vincent Caligiuri Al Graves Kristaps Nimanis Don Olivieri Ludlow Harris Jr Skyler Smutek Jake Schultz Troy Henley Ben Boukal Peter DiSalvo Eric Levine   The Storm has their home opener this Saturday! Opening night is October 20 The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the... Read More

COULD `THE FORCE’ BECOME A RELIGION?

October 17th, 2018

Could “May the Force be with you” someday be more than a T-shirt slogan? Might it one day become the climactic phrase of a religious ceremony?   According to Hollywood lore, when the first “Star Wars” film became an outrageous success, George Lucas’ ambitious friend Francis Ford Coppola suggested that Lucas try to turn the philosophies of the “Star Wars” series into a religion. Lucas laughed it off.   However, given recent events, he may have to once more fend off Coppola’s insistence.   Since Disney bought the franchise, the “Star Wars”... Read More

Q-C Storm News Raining In As Opening Night Approaches!

October 10th, 2018

There’s a veritable torrent of news coming from the Quad-Cities’ new hockey team, the Q-C Storm! Opening night is October 20 and today the Quad City Storm are unveiling their plan to pack the TaxSlayer Center! The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the regular season!  Fun features for fans include: indoor fireworks, a light show, a kid zone, mascots, a promo team and the first 1000 fans receive a free Storm t-shirt!  John Deere is sponsoring opening night and, along with the Storm, will be raising funds for United Way. In addition to the... Read More

‘War Of The Worlds’ Stomps Into Black Box

October 9th, 2018

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline will present the original script of Orson Welles infamous “War of the Worlds: The 1938 radio script,” by Howard E. Koch and based on the novel by H.G. Wells. The production will open October 11 and run through October 21. The Black Box Theatre cast includes James Driscoll, Matt Walsh, Scott Tunnicliff, Mark Ruebling and Michael Alexander. The production will be directed by Lora Adams with assistant director Sara J. Armstrong Kutzli, and stage manager Meredith Biechele. “The War of the Worlds” was first performed and broadcast by The Mercury... 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

What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Quad Cities!

September 26th, 2018

There are millions of people around the world, every day, that do fantastic things for their communities, and thousands of those are right here in our Quad-Cities! People are helping others, coming up with charity shows and promotions, volunteering their time and efforts and talents, and doing things to make our community a terrific place to live. About a decade ago, I ran a website called www.getyourgoodnews.com, which featured nothing but all good news, all the time. When I joined up with www.quadcities.com, I brought that same ethic of journalism – reporting the good, the positive, offering... Read More

In A World Of Perfect Pitch, Would A Hung Be Hot?

September 21st, 2018

When it comes to singing, most of us are best served in our quest at vocal immortality by forgiving shower walls. Some bar band and karaoke heroes are a rung up, but we also have the advantage of typically serenading the inebriated. Even in the case of some “professional vocalists” the studio trickery of Pro Tools is what makes them pristine and listenable on record.  However, a day may not be too far off when every crooner is perfect. A day when singers are bred, not discovered. No, this isn’t about “American  Idol.”  However, it will likely spawn a reality TV... Read More

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