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Davenport Photographer Launches Interior Design Business

November 4th, 2020

Elaine Folker certainly has an eye for beauty, order, style and impeccable design. The 37-year-old photographer – who works with her husband Stephen and his business Giraffe Photography in the Village of East Davenport – is striking out on her own with her own venture, Moss + Mercantile Interiors. “I’ve loved interior decorating since I was a kid and would watch Christopher Lowell every day,” Elaine Folker said this week. “I’ve always been artistic and have spent the last 13 years as a full-time photographer. I’m starting a decorating business because I think everyone should have... Read More

Uncork the Season with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra

August 3rd, 2020

Join the Quad City Symphony Orchestra as they kick off the 2020-21 Season. Uncord the Season will take place on Wednesday Aug 5 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Wide River Winery in the Village of East Davenport (1128 Mound Street Davenport). Tickets are just $20 and include a light dinner and music from the QCSO Brass Quintet. They can be purchased online at https://qcso.org/event/uncork-the-season-2020/. Wine will be sold by the bottle and 50% of your purchase will be donated back to the QCSO! To ensure social distancing, the event is limited to 60 guests. Guests can attend in groups of up to 6 people with... Read More

Quad-Cities Downtowns Take Differing Steps to Welcome Back Customers

July 11th, 2020

Saturday in the Arts is a comprehensive, in-depth feature on a topic, trend or personality impacting the Quad-Cities, posted every Saturday morning on QuadCities.com. This week we look at the various downtown businesses of the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities and how they’ve been impacted by, and have adapted to, the covid-19 pandemic.   The popular Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), in the middle of The District at 1815 2nd Ave., has been through a lot since it opened in 1979. Hailed as a leader in Q-C live entertainment (its starry roster of guest acts includes Bo Diddley, The Wallflowers,... Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

June 7th, 2020

In town for a tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching, Because They Aren’t, With DJ Shane Brown’s New Mix

March 27th, 2020

Miss getting out on the dance floors at clubs? DJ Shane Brown, the man behind the boards at Billy Bob’s in the Rock Island District, as well as the former DJ for such hot spots as 2nd Avenue and the Stockade in the Village, has come up with a new mix for you to blast in the glorious realm of your own social distancing spot. Shane dropped the new mix this evening, which you can check out here, along with the following note, on his Facebook: “So here’s what I’ve been up to in the basement the past couple of days. This is, without doubt, the most ridiculous, silly, stupid mix... Read More

10th Annual Small Business Saturday is Almost Here!

November 26th, 2019

This Saturday Nov 30, you can be a part of the 10th annual holiday shopping tradition that helps to bring communities together in support of their favorite small businesses. Are you ready to shop small and make a big impact in your community? Small Business Saturday takes place all over the Quad Cities this Saturday, with plenty of restaurants, boutiques and independent retail businesses to enjoy a full day out while getting some of those holiday shopping lists completed.   Here are just a few activities going on this weekend around the area:   That Dam Shopping Trip 2019 Downtown Rock... Read More

Lagomarcino’s Cocoa Beano 5k Returns to the Village of East Davenport

October 24th, 2019

Lagomarcino’s annual Cocoa Beano in the Village of East Davenport happens this weekend! That’s right, these tasty 5k and 10k races are known for their thoughtful and beautiful scenery, high quality race gear and of course – chocolate! All races will begin at Lagomarcino’s (2132 E 11th Avenue Davenport). The Cocoa Beano 5k and 10k will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a Kids Run following at 9:30 a.m. To register for the 2019 Lagomarcino’s Cocoa Beano 5k, 10k or Kids Run, visit https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=MTU2MTY0NjA4ODM4MzX266GN6ZaJpzFP. This year’s race jacket... Read More

Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade in the Village!

October 4th, 2019

Are you looking for a free family-friendly event with an important message, this weekend? Then you need to head to the Village of East Davenport! The International Fire Museum and Village of East Davenport are hosting their 6th Annual Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade this Sunday Oct 6! The Lights and Sirens Parade will begin at Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St Davenport) at 11:30 a.m. and will proceed to the Village of East Davenport, arriving around noon. After the parade, from 12-4 p.m. the festivities will continue in the Village of East Davenport. Sparky the fire dog will be mingling... Read More

MidCoast Fine Arts’ Riverssance Festival of Fine Arts Returns to the Quad Cities

September 19th, 2019

MidCoast Fine Arts’ Riverssance Festival of Fine Art returns to the Quad Cities this Saturday Sep 21 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Lindsay Park (Village of East Davenport). Entry is only $4 for adults (or $6 for a weekend pass). Children and the first 260 students with a school ID receive free admission! The 32nd Riverssance Festival of Fine Arts will have over ninety artist’s booths, including many new exhibitors. Stroll, shop, enjoy wine tasting with Tabor Home Winery and artist-painted wine glasses. There are great food options from Lagomarcino’s,... Read More

Free Family Fun at Farm Days in the Village

August 23rd, 2019

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, rope making, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, kids “drive a tractor”, working farm displays, kids tractor pull, rock crusher, arts and crafts, learn to milk a cow, and more. For more information,... Read More

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