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Need Some POSITIVE news? What’s The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

January 13th, 2021
Need Some POSITIVE news? What's The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

It feels like a broken record, but it’s a broken record that keeps playing on the jukebox of 2020 and into 2021 – we NEED some good news! With everything negative happening in the world right now, we need positive news more than ever! That’s why, every month, we give you What’s The Good News? a look around the Quad-Cities at the positive things happening in our community. We run the column here on QuadCities.com, and in conjunction with our media partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” I go on PSL to chat about some of the awesome things we list here. So, need some good news? We’ve... Read More

Hundreds Of Quad-Cities Businesses Positively Impacted Through $275 Million Illinois Grant

January 9th, 2021
Hundreds Of Quad-Cities Businesses Positively Impacted Through $275 Million Illinois Grant

As previously reported on QuadCities.com, thousands of businesses statewide including a large number of Quad-Cities businesses, benefited from over $275 million in grants given by the state of Illinois to small businesses negatively impacted by covid-19. According to the business grant website, the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program was developed by Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to provide $580 million in economic relief for small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19. BIG – the largest program of its kind in the nation – leverages federal funding provided by the... Read More

Ballet Quad-Cities, RIBCO, Rozz Tox, Many Others, Benefit From $275 Million In Illinois Grants

January 8th, 2021
Ballet Quad-Cities, RIBCO, Rozz Tox, Many Others, Benefit From $275 Million In Illinois Grants

Hundreds of Quad-Cities arts, entertainment and leisure businesses and similar businesses statewide — including Rust Belt, Ballet Quad-Cities, RIBCO, Playcrafters, Black Box Theater and more — were given a helping hand today as Governor J.B. Pritzker announced more than $275 million for hard hit businesses across Illinois. Over 9,000 emergency assistance grants have been made to small businesses in over 600 cities and towns statewide through the Business Interruption Grants (BIG) program, according to the  Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), making it the... Read More

Experience the Terrifying Haunted Skellington Manor

September 22nd, 2020
Experience the Terrifying Haunted Skellington Manor

A Terrifying Haunted Manor Experience… Journey into the darkness as you enter Skellington Manor’s (420 18th Street Rock Island) Theatre of the Macabre, A walk-through Dark Attraction filled with Terrifying live Actors, Amazing Special Effects and Real Paranormal Activity. Voted one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in Illinois and a local fan favorite! FACE MASKS REQUIRED upon Entry. No Exceptions. Bring your own or purchase one at the Door.   2020 Hauntober Schedule: Open Weekends Friday & Saturday 7p till Midnight Sunday 7p till 10p Sept 25,26,27; October 2,3,4, 9,10,11, 16,17,18,... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 20th: Live Music, Haunted Houses, Movies and MORE!

September 20th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 20th: Live Music, Haunted Houses, Movies and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again focusing... Read More

Enjoy a Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown at Skellington Manor!

December 16th, 2019
Enjoy a Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown at Skellington Manor!

Tis the season for Virgil Fudgenugget’s annual Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown right here in the hills of Chitlin County! Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island) goes backwoods for their Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown, this Friday Dec 20 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The trailer park’s gonna be filled with holiday spirits, but someone might not live to see the New Year! Flemm Hockin, Mo Ron, PooterAnn, Lurlene Louise Hockin-Loogie, Margarita Conchita, and Pastor Prime return in this uproarious Christmas whodunit! The annual festival has had its share of drama, but this time, someone goes too far! There are... Read More

Prohibition Returns to Skellington Manor in Rock Island

August 8th, 2019
Prohibition Returns to Skellington Manor in Rock Island

Are you ready for an evening of intrigue with friends? Prohibition – A 1920’s Themed Mystery Experience takes place this Saturday Aug 10 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island). You’ve been invited to one of the last open 1920s Speakeasy establishments owned by a local mobster. Rumor has it there is a snitch giving tips to the cops and the Boss wants your help identifying the dirty rat. Team up with others (groups of 6 recommended) to find clues and solve puzzles that will help you eliminate suspects, identify the snitch and keep the 420 Speakeasy open! 1920s... Read More

Prohibition Era Mystery Experience at Skellington Manor

December 21st, 2018
Prohibition Era Mystery Experience at Skellington Manor

Are you ready for an evening of intrigue with friends? Prohibition – A 1920’s Themed Mystery Experience takes place this Friday Dec 21 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island). You’ve been invited to one of the last open 1920’s Juice Joints owned by a local mobster. Rumor has it there is a snitch giving tips to the cops and the Boss wants your help identifying the dirty rat. 1920’s attire encouraged so put on your fancy clothes and come out for some fun. This 2-hour Mystery Experience includes complimentary appetizers and Cash Bar (Valid ID required) including... Read More

Help Out A Girl Who Makes The Quad Cities More Magical

December 7th, 2018
Help Out A Girl Who Makes The Quad Cities More Magical

Nikki Gillette has always struck me as someone puzzlingly uncertain as to just how amazing she is. Gillette has been a regular on the performing arts scene in the Quad Cities for a while, as a standup comedian, musician, burlesque performer and actress. She teaches art to kids at Blue Grass Elementary, manages the traveling comedy troupe Show Us Your Pokeballs, models, haunts and does makeup at Terror at Skellington Manor, and is involved with other local groups such as Moonshine Misfits Burlesque and Open Source Improv. She’s also a columnist for this website. She’s smart, funny, beautiful... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Quad Cities’ Haunted Attractions

September 26th, 2018
The Ultimate Guide to Quad Cities’ Haunted Attractions

It’s official, Quad Cities. The wait is over. It’s Haunted House and Hayrack Ride time! Check out these bone-chilling experiences, happening in the area:   Factory of Fear                5027 4th Ave. Moline                    http://www.qcfactoryoffear.com https://www.facebook.com/QCFactoryOfFear/ The longest running Haunted Attraction in the Quad Cities, Factory of Fear, will celebrate their opening night this Friday Sep 28. Factory of Fear was rated number 1 in the Quad Cities on HauntedQC.com in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Hours:   Friday-Saturday                            ... Read More