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61 Drive-In Knows Social Distancing

May 26th, 2020

The 61 Drive-In Theatre (1228 Highway 61 Delmar) has been practicing social distancing for 70 years and is the perfect place to safely venture out and have some fun! Proud to announce that they are the Midwest’s first drive-in to feature state of the art digital projection and FM stereo sound, 61 Drive-In Theatre is open and ready for the 2020 season! A few extra safety precautions have also been established, in order to allow you and your loved ones an enjoyable night out while keeping safe and healthy. Here are the Required Social Distancing Measures, found on the 61 Drive-In Theatre’s Facebook... Read More

Illinois Stay-At-Home Order Extended To May 30

April 23rd, 2020

Well, you can forget about spring sports and concerts, and a whole bunch of other things you enjoy, unless you enjoy wearing masks, in which case YOU’RE IN LUCK! Illinois’ stay-at-home order has been extended to May 30, keeping a myriad of Quad-Cities businesses and activities closed through at least early June. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker made the announcement this afternoon in an online press conference. Pritzker is also requiring residents to wear masks in public. The current stay-at-home order was through April 30th. “On our current trajectory, the state is projected to see a peak... Read More

Local Lamp Enthusiasts Brighten the Quad Cities

April 14th, 2020

If you find yourself in a dark place during these trying times, all you need to do is turn on the light. The lamp light, that is! Local ‘Lamp Enthusiast’ Alan Vrombaut has paved the way for the Quad Cities (and beyond) to step into the light, with the creation of Facebook group Lamp Enthusiasts. And while this endeavor was originally created for ‘light’-hearted fun, it has beautifully blossomed into a source of positive entertainment to a growing number of followers every day. Alan was inspired by his good friend Chris True, a local realtor with RE/MAX, and his love for inanimate objects... Read More

Local Musician Lewis Knudsen Performing 12-Hour Live Concert Now!

March 27th, 2020

As we all continue to Shelter in Place and practice safe Social Distancing, we are finding that turning away from the news and focusing on uplifting and hopeful messages provided by artists and musicians and the treasures they create, are quite beneficial. Local musician Lewis Knudsen is one of the many Quad Citians dedicated to bringing the community positive entertainment through these times. Lewis, however, may be taking local live concerts to the next level for other artists. Lewis Knudsen is currently (right now!) performing a 12-hour live concert on Facebook! You can find his live stream... Read More

Stay in & SLING!

March 23rd, 2020

SLING TV launched “Stay in & SLING!” this past Wednesday Mar 18, an initiative to provide Americans with cost-free access to news and entertainment, as the nation confronts the COVID-19 crisis. SLING TV is providing news, plus thousands of shows and movies for the whole family, with no paid SLING TV account required. “To stay informed in these uncertain times, Americans need access to news from reputable sources,” said Warren Schlichting, group president, SLING TV. “With many Americans finding themselves staying at home, we have an opportunity to use our platform... Read More

Angela Meyer Provides a Fun-Filled Evening of Live Music, From Home!

March 21st, 2020

As many in the area prepare to ‘Shelter in Place’ today, some might be wondering how to spend their Saturday night. Thankfully, the Quad Cities are home to many talented musicians who have adapted their live performances for all to enjoy! Many are taking to Facebook Live and YouTube to bring audiences some interactive entertainment to keep us all in high spirits during these trying times. Local musician Angela Meyer will bring her upbeat and charismatic talent to Facebook Live tonight, Saturday Mar 21 at 9 p.m.! Angela Meyer has been performing professionally since she was just 16 years old,... Read More

Take a Trip to the Museum With a Virtual Tour

March 19th, 2020

Engage in a little culture and education, while keeping your distance from potential Coronavirus carriers. Many museums currently offer Virtual Tours, can you go on from the comfort of home. The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Guggenheim Museum are only two of the diverse bunch that host online tours. Want to explore overseas? Google Arts & Culture has a collection of virtual walk-throughs for dozens of international museums, from Los Angeles to Amsterdam. Or take this time to familiarize yourself with local museums and what they have to offer! We have the Figge Art Museum, Putnam,... Read More

Relax (or Rage) With a Video Game While Social-Distancing

March 18th, 2020

Looking for something to fill your time while in quarantine? Wall Street analysts say video game publishers stand to gain from trends such as “social distancing” and “cocooning.” This week, analysts cited Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Zynga (ZNGA) as among preferred video game stocks during the Covid-19 outbreak. Activision brings players the latest Call of Duty: Warzone (just released on Mar 10) to multiple devices, as well as the trusty Candy Crush to your mobile device. Zynga continues to bring everyone together with popular games “Words with Friends” and “Empires... Read More

Reconnect with Your Inner Couch Potato While Practicing Safe Social Distancing

March 16th, 2020

No matter what your line of work may be, it’s pretty safe to say the current obligation of ‘social distancing’ will affect all of our daily lives for the near future. But have no fear, QuadCities.com is here to help you find activities to fill that time! Do you catch yourself responding “I don’t have time to watch that,” when asked by a co-worker, friend or family member if you caught the latest episode of NCIS or saw the newest Netflix documentary? Well now is your time to shine! Take advantage of the event-free portions of your day by catching up on the latest TV Entertainment. Whether... Read More

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