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

January 13th, 2021

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

Whitey’s Has Finally Named Its Shake Of The Month, And It’s…

January 11th, 2021

Maybe this is why 2021 has started off feeling so off? Because Whitey’s has waited this long to name its SHAKE OF THE MONTH!!! Well, you can rest easy, because the famous ice cream shop has finally, FINALLY, named its coveted Shake of the Month honor. And the Village People approve, which, really, is what’s important here, people. And that Shake of the Month is… Hot Chocolate. So, here’s what the good folks at Whitey’s had to say about this Very Special shake, and how things are going to SHAKE out over the next month… or two: Sorry we are a... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Three. April. Finding ‘A New Normal’

December 29th, 2020

Welcome back to our look back at the strange and apocalyptic journey that was the arts and entertainment scene of 2020. It was a year unlike any other, that’s for sure, and we at QuadCities.com are recapping it this year in a series of stories through Dec. 31, and then we’re going to have the entire series of stories sent to a licensed shaman, a priest, an exorcist, and Oprah, in the hope that they’ll bless the coming 2021 and put this year behind us. If you want to check out our recap of January and February (the “normal” months), click here; if you want to read about... Read More

Whitey’s Locust Street Closing Temporarily Due To Covid

October 29th, 2020

Whitey’s Ice Cream’s Locust Street location in Davenport will be temporarily closing due to a positive covid test by one of their employees. Whitey’s issued the following statement today on social media: Unfortunately we just had an employee test positive for COVID-19 at our Locust Street location in Davenport. We have temporarily shut down the store and are going to open again tomorrow (Friday, October 30) at 10:00 a.m. and will be deep cleaning the store and contact-tracing to determine which employees need to be tested. We know there have been a lot of comments and... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Whitey’s Ice Cream New Flavor Contest Winner Is…

April 13th, 2020

Ice cream always makes everything better, unless you’re lactose intolerant, and so the news today that Whitey’s Ice Cream had selected their contest winner for their new flavor has been met with a welcome bliss from all but the lactose intolerant and their sadly intractable (literally) lactose-loathing stance. At any rate, earmuffs and eyemuffs, anti-lactites! Because here’s the big news: The flavor contest winner was MONSTER COOKIE submitted by Abby Barkema! Whitey’s released the following incredibly important information and quotage today on their Facebook page: “We... Read More

Another UFO Over The Quad-Cities?

August 22nd, 2018

Is ET shopping at HyVee? A third UFO sighting in as many weeks flew onto local radar over the weekend, this time over central Rock Island. Previous sightings have occurred in east Davenport near Bettendorf and in downtown Rock Island and Davenport, during a sighting of possibly two UFOs floating high over the Mississippi River from the Iowa side into the Illinois side and into central Rock Island. That sighting was likewise reported and demonstrated on video here on QuadCities.com. The latest sighting took place late Sunday night and involved an object of flashing green lights and static red lights... Read More

Head On Out To The Ballpark To See ‘Angels’

August 16th, 2017

Is there any better way to watch one of the best baseball movies of all time, than while sitting on a baseball field? Probably not! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department and Whitey’s Ice Cream have teamed up to bring ‘Angels in the Outfield’ to the big screen, outdoors! On Friday Aug 18 at Green Valley Sports Complex, field 5 will transform into an outdoor movie theater. ‘Angels in the Outfield’ will begin at 8:30 p.m. and admission is free. The concession stand will be open for all of your Movie at the Ballpark needs. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Bring the entire family... Read More