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Two students star in “Company” in Moline

Carly Davis October 14, 2021

“Company” will be at the The Black Box theater in Moline for its second weekend Oct. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. to finish a successful two-week run. The production features Quad City locals as well as two...

Dead Poet’s Espresso, a local coffeehouse located at 1525 3rd Ave in downtown Moline, IL, serves up fresh brews, warm breakfasts and lunches daily. Open 6:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, Dead Poet’s Espresso is a popular and tasty choice for a local Fall date with your significant other.

Top five first date locations in the QC area

Abigail Johnson November 7, 2019

Fall has clearly begun and with it cuffing season. If you are unfamiliar with this term, cuffing season is a pop culture term for the period between fall and winter when people start seriously looking...

LEGO showcase at Figge

March 21, 2016

As spring slowly creeps into the midwest, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport has been putting up its newest special exhibitions, LEGO: The Art of Architecture in the Katz Gallery and the 2016 Young Artists...

Culinary Review: Barrel House elevates bar food

February 10, 2016

While I’m not a fan of chain restaurants, this regional gem has won over my tastebuds. Barrel House 211 Restaurant & Bar serves high quality burgers and other bar food fare. Not only does each location...

Cash and cooperation: What Quad City governments are doing about homeless teens

Cash and cooperation: What Quad City governments are doing about homeless teens

February 10, 2016

Teen homelessness is a problem in the Quad Cities that local governments are hoping to stamp out with money and cooperation with local agencies. However, most city administrators seem more concerned with...

German Resturant Bierstube Hosting Oktoberfest

October 11, 2015

While out looking for a great bite to eat in the QC with friends and family, Bierstube was an easy choice for me. The restaurant hosting their Oktoberfest event the past two weekends between their Moline,...

 Kris Westmoreland (right), helps a customer complete their purchcase at her boutique called Rescued, a store whose funds go to helping homeless animals. The store is located at 2105 16th St., Moline.
Photo by Christine Beach.

Boutique benefits homeless animals

October 1, 2015

Rescued, a boutique that benefits homeless animals in the Quad Cities, made $4,000 in one of week after opening on Sept. 18. The Quad City Animal Welfare Center is one shelter that could benefit from...

First Lady supports Quinn, Bustos, Durbin

November 1, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke on Saturday about getting “fired up” for voting, advocating for Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Senator Dick Durbin and Governor Pat Quinn at the Wharton Field House in...

Centennial Bridge set to reopen

October 3, 2014

Centennial Bridge, under construction since June, will reopen Oct. 10. The bridge has been closed since Aug. 3. Repairs include replacing steel plates, fixing concrete piers beneath the bridge, replacing...

Sammy Malakwen (far right) of Kenya won the Quad Cities Marathon Saturday with a time of 2:15:42. The 17th annual marathon, which crossed two bridges, state lines and four cities, brought participants from across the world, including contestants from Kenya, Canada and the Netherlands.
Photo by Linnea Ritchie

QC Marathon attracts 10k

October 2, 2014

Over 10,000 running shoes hit the pavement of downtown Moline on Sunday, as the annual Quad Cities marathon entered its 17th year. Local and international runners from countries as far as Kenya and the...

Students collect data to create a sustainable QCA

September 4, 2014

Led by Dr. Michael Reisner, students collected data in Rock Island and Moline this summer to create a cleaner Mississippi and prevent the destruction of trees and plant life. These students sampled trees,...

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