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Putnam Museum to show "The First Step" documentary film

A new documentary film covering the 2018 passing of the First Step Act in 2018 is coming to Davenport this week. → Read More

"A Quiet Place" writers, Bettendorf natives return to Q-C for new film premiere

The filmmakers will introduce their film, "65" on Saturday at Cinemark 18 in Davenport. → Read More

Northwest Music Shop has repaired instruments for 50 years and counting

Steve Stoltenberg has spent 50 years renting, selling and repairing instruments for the Quad-Cities. → Read More

St. Patrick Society Grand Parade XXXVII to close Iowa-bound Centennial Bridge lanes

The St. Patrick Society Grand Parade XXXVII on March 18 will impact local traffic. → Read More

Oh So Sweet by Tiphanie moves storefront to larger space in downtown Davenport

Oh So Sweet by Tiphanie is offering an expanded menu of food and treats after its grand opening March 8. → Read More

Davenport's Sweet Delite Ice Cream takes it on the road

The trailer will make some of its first stops at St. Patrick's Day celebrations this March and operate through November, weather permitting. → Read More

Old Arthur's Barbecue Sauce takes first place for spicy sauce at national contest

The barbecue sauce company, which got its start in the Quad-Cities, took home a first-place medal from the National Barbecue & Grilling Association for the second time. → Read More

New Bettendorf wine bar to host events, classes from TBK Bank Sports Complex

Swirl Wine Bar opened in late January in Bettendorf, where it has received a warm welcome. → Read More

Beyond Van Gogh immersive art exhibit coming to Davenport

"Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" will open May 20 at the RiverCenter in Davenport. → Read More

Washington Jr. High students bring barbering skills to public with hair cuts at NEST Cafe

Emarion Harris' focus on his customer's cut and beard trim was intense. → Read More

World-famous electric six-string violin player shows local students "how to groove"

Tracy Silverman led a workshop with Rock Island Orchestra students ahead of a joint performance Feb. 24. → Read More

Family-run Restaurante Sabor Catracho serves Honduran dishes to Moline

Restaurante Sabor Catracho opened to hordes of excited customers Feb. 18 in Moline. → Read More

'Everbody's life is priceless:' Husband awarded $4 million in negligence suit against Genesis as bill capping noneconomic damages is signed into Iowa law

Steve Hazen said he fulfilled his wife's last wish when Genesis Health Systems was found negligent in her death. → Read More

I-74 Bridge construction time-lapse video showcases two years of construction

The time-lapse video shows construction on the bridge from 2020-2022. → Read More

Local comedy groups bring laughs to a chilly Quad-Cities

From Renwick Mansion to the Spotlight Theatre, comedy groups are always tickling the Quad-Cities' funny bones → Read More

HAVlife Martini Shake Off pours cocktails to help youth program

The HAVlife Martini Shake Off will take place 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 16 at the RiverCenter in Davenport. → Read More

Mr. Thanksgiving named St. Patrick Society Grand Parade XXXVII Grand Marshal

Bob Vogelbaugh, also known as Mr. Thanksgiving, will kick off this year's Grand Parade. → Read More

National exhibit takes the floor at Figge Art Museum

"Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960" will be on display at the Figge Art Museum Feb. 14-May 7. → Read More

Rock Island Public Library, Two Rivers YMCA location open in former Tri-City Jewish Center

The two organizations have opened their shared building with the goal of reaching more of the Rock Island community and expanding their programming. → Read More

Blues artist Hal Reed brings rhythm, history to Quad-Cities schools

Blues musician Hal Reed is visiting Quad-Cities schools this week in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Blues Society to teach students about the genre and its history. → Read More