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First Jambrella on Feb. 26 Raised $7,000 for Quad-Cities Musicians and Bars in Need

March 1st, 2021

The first massive Jambrella music festival – aimed to give back to local musicians and bars – was a massive success Feb. 26 at The Mound in the Village of East Davenport, raising $7,006. Artists who performed (from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.) included Molly Durnin, Far Out 283, Angela Meyer, Fair Warning, 3 On The Tree, The Channel Cats, Project X, and Michael Moncada and Whiskey High. Twenty-nine total musicians participated and six bars that host live music were picked to benefit from the fundraiser. After expenses, divided 34 ways, each will get $151.53 – since one musician who played, Logan... Read More

Davenport Hosting Valentine’s In The Village

February 11th, 2021

Village of East Davenport, is having a special Valentine’s In The Village celebration! Love is in the air! Join us in the Village of East Davenport February 12th-13th, 2021 for deals and events at the businesses listed below! * Bayside Bistro * Brew in the Village * Calla * Camp McClellan Cellars * Caty + Rose * Just Because * Lagomarcino’s Confectionery * Mary’s Diamonds & Jewelry * Mezzanine Boutique * Mint Green Boutique * The Plaid Rabbit * Royal T’s Beauty Parlor * SAINTS Boutique * Sunlight Yoga Center * The Village Corner Deli * Wide River Winery {All businesses have different... Read More

Hey Quad-Cities, Get Baked, And Make Christmas Cookies At Davenport’s Baked

December 22nd, 2020

Hey Weirdoughs! The Wednesday before Christmas Baked, 1113 Mound St., Davenport, is going to have a cookie decorating party at 4:20 on Wednesday. (Gee, that time sounds familiar for some reason… can’t remember why… can’t remember why…) Anyway, $25 gets you 12 Christmas shaped Sugar Cookies & all of your colored frosting & sprinkle fixings to decorate at your table! Bring them to your holiday party, gift wrap them, or eat them here! Reservations are encouraged & can be made by calling 563.232.1251 during regular business hours. Get more info here.  Read More

Get Baked With Molly Durnin Saturday In The Village Of East Davenport

December 3rd, 2020

Baked presents Molly Durnin from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Baked, 1113 Mound St,., in the Village of East Davenport! Come see one of the Quad Cities most beloved acoustic acts for BRUNCH! Show is 11AM-1PM and FREE! Reservations are highly recommended for this event! See you there! For more information, click here!  Read More

Moline’s Lagomarcino’s Gets Some Sweet Recognition From Illinois Office Of Tourism

November 25th, 2020

QuadCities.com is offering a series of features running today between 2 and 5 p.m. showcasing local businesses in advance of Small Business Saturday.  Lagomarcino’s in Moline and the Village of East Davenport has long been a sweet destination for Quad-Citians, and now it’s getting recognition statewide for its terrific treats. The Illinois Office of Tourism has an annual Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide, featuring one-of-a-kind products by small businesses around the state – including the iconic Lagomarcino’s in downtown Moline. All products featured in this year’s gift guide... Read More

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