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Drinking Wine for a Cause in the East Village is a Win-Win
Weekends and wine go together, and this weekend perhaps even more so.
The Village of East Davenport is holding a Wine Walk this Saturday, August 19th from 3 to 6pm.
For just $20, you can sample a variety of wines at locations throughout the village...
Could QCA Applebee’s And IHOPs Close?
A local news outlet is reporting that the parent company of the Applebee's and IHOP chain -- DineEquity -- has announced that they will be closing as many as 135 Applebee’s restaurants, and 25 IHOP restaurants.
The closings would happen before year's end, with 'poor sales&ap…
Quad City Craft Brewery Will Compete For State Honor
Wishing good luck to Bent River Brewery this weekend. They are competing with other Illinois brewery's to be named Official Bicentennial Craft Beer at the Illinois State Fair.
According to OurQuadCities.com, the Illinois Bicentennial Craft Beer Competition Tent is located inside Gate 1 in the Ha…
Davenport Putting The Brakes On Speeders
It's time to slow down, Davenport.
According to WQAD.com, the City of Davenport is installing 24 new radar speed signs all over the city, especially around parks and schools, as well as other problem areas. Find out where they are going to be placed here...
Vote to Decide Iowa’s New License Plate Design
Illinois began replacing license plates with a new design at the beginning of this year. Now Iowa is switching plates, and you can help decide what the new plates should look like.
There are three designs to choose from:
The Great Wide Open has a teal stripe across the top representing the sky, a…
Quad Cities Sound Man Rebuilds After Fire
A fire destroyed Butch Bos's home, possessions, and sound gear two weeks ago. Fortunately he and his wife weren't home at the time. Now that Butch has had some time to reflect he knows everything can be replaced except photos, keepsakes and his signature custom made Western shirts...
6 Reasons Why You Should Never Move To The Quad Cities
If you know someone who is considering moving to the QC, you should probably put a stop to it right now. I mean, who would want to live in a region that has so much to offer?
After you give them these reasons, they're sure to run for the hills...
Blackbirds Are Apparently Attacking People On Quad City Riverfronts
The 1963 horror classic "The Birds" has given plenty of people nightmares about being dive-bombed by black birds, but now getting pecked at has become a reality for QC residents. KWQC's Ashley Holden shared this Facebook photo a couple of days ago, and it sent shivers down my spine:
One of …
New Sandwich Shops Coming to Davenport
When I was a kid, I dreaded the days I'd open my Snoopy lunch box and find a cold cut sandwich. I wanted PB&J.
Now that I'm a grown-up (which some will say is debatable), nothing makes for the perfect lunch like a sub sandwich with flavorful meats on warm, fresh baked brea…

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