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QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#20 – #11)

December 30th, 2019

Yesterday, we counted down the top stories of the year from 30-21, today we get into the next ten, 20-11, and it’s, for the most part, a pretty upbeat mix of stories of local successes, on the individual and group level. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. And, without any further ado, here’s today’s part of the top 30 of 2019 . . .   20.) Raccoon Motel Switches To Devon’s Complaint Department, Ending The Moeller Reign Of Downtown Davenport: Over the past few years, Sean Moeller was the ubiquitous king of downtown Davenport, and beyond... Read More

2019 Recap: A Year of Change and Hope in the Quad Cities

December 30th, 2019

When celebrating the end of a year, we seem to find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months in reverence. Whether the events that transpired were something we experienced for the first time or were simply an annual routine in our lives, they still contributed to the people we are in these last days of 2019. The Quad Cities community transforms and grows each and every passing year, and 2019 was no exception. We here at QuadCities.com work our best at trying to bring our readers the most interesting, (whether new or old) events and activities happening around the area, on a daily basis. In... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#30 – #21)

December 29th, 2019

It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s time for everyone to flashback on the past 300-plus days, and we at QuadCities.com are right there with you. We’re taking a glance in the rearview at the past 365 to run down the top 30 stories of the year for our site! Of course, since we cover entertainment, sports, and features, that’s all we’ve got going on here. For stories on the flood, politics, crime and such, please feel free to check out our news media partners at KWQC-TV6. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. As always, it’s interesting... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part One

December 29th, 2019
The new 2019 QuadCities.com banner at the TaxSlayer Center

We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

December 15th, 2019

Let’s rodeo, Quad Cities! Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Friday Jan 17 and Saturday Jan 18 at 7:30 p.m., both nights. Saddle up for a thrilling evening featuring the nation’s top P.R.C.A cowboys vs. the rankest bucking horses and bulls in the fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding.  Riding to garner points to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas… the COWBOYS are In it to Win it. Don’t forget to come early for the FREE Pre Show (with ticket) from 6-7 p.m. each night. Fans will have... Read More

Dream Big with Disney On Ice this Saturday!

December 5th, 2019

Believing is just the beginning for your favorite Disney heroes at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big! Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Saturday Dec 7 at 3 p.m. Join the wayfinder Moana and the greatest demigod that ever lived, Maui, on an action-packed voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Explore the Land of the Dead as Miguel from Disney•Pixar’s Coco brings the festivities of Dia de los Muertos to the ice. Get tangled up in Rapunzel’s hair-raising quest to see... Read More

Quad City Storm Shows Thanks to United Way

November 30th, 2019

The Quad City Storm and John Deere certainly have given United Way of the Quad Cities something to be thankful for this holiday season. The two paired up for John Deere night at a recent Storm game, Nov. 22, during which players wore custom John Deere jerseys that were auctioned off after the game. In total, the Storm and John Deere ended up raising $12,500 for United Way of the Quad Cities, making for a great Thanksgiving for all involved! For more info and tickets and game info on the Storm’s next games this weekend, see QC Storm  Read More

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa Bringing D.R.E.A.M. Tour to the Quad Cities!

November 15th, 2019

Nickelodeon star, YouTube sensation and 2019’s hottest breakthrough pop artist JoJo Siwa is bringing her wildly popular concert: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour, to the Quad Cities! JoJo Siwa’s D.R.E.A.M. The Tour, with special guests The Belles, comes to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Friday Apr 7, 2020 at 7 p.m. You can get your tickets on Friday Nov 22 at Ticketmaster.com. Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer and The New York Times bestselling author. Siwa connects with her fans through... Read More

Slayer Slays TaxSlayer this Thursday!

November 12th, 2019

It doesn’t get much better than this. When the TaxSlayer Center received their official name change two years ago, there was one band that all members of the media couldn’t wait to announce the arrival of. Quad Citizens, that moment has arrived. Slayer will slay the TaxSlayer this Thursday night! That’s right, the ultimate metal band brings their seventh (and final) farewell tour, “The Final Campaign” to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Thursday Nov 14 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Slayer will also receive support from Primus, Ministry and Philip H. Anselmo and the... Read More

Michael Buble Coming To The TaxSlayer In May

November 7th, 2019

Feel like pouring a little Buble? Smooth crooner Michael Bublé will be performing at the TaxSlayer Center on May 14. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the TaxSlayer box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Michael’s 2020 U.S. Tour will include stops at TD Garden in Boston on March 25 and T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 9. This past February Bublé returned to the U.S. after a lengthy absence for a sold out 37 show tour where he performed for over 500,000 fans. His 2019 world tour included 82 shows in front of over 1.2 million people. He has already completed five sold... Read More