We owe a big THANK YOU to the many volunteers helping out this afternoon for Downtown Cleanup Day! Pictured here are the folks from Cintas – keep up the good work!
2013 Discover Davenport Kid Passes are ON SALE NOW! Back again by popular demand, the Kid’s Summer Pass provides free admission to top Davenport attractions and free Citibus rides to get there for kids ages 15 and under. For a … Continued
Spring is upon us! The robins are back and the grass is showing signs of life! With that comes spring cleaning and we need your help. Each year Davenport and Bettendorf organize a spring cleaning for our downtowns. This year’s … Continued
QC Online — Though Katy Perry wasn’t playing at the booming outdoor speaker on 2nd Street Sunday afternoon, Matthew Meadows applied just the right combination of hot and cold to a dazzlingly detailed ice sculpture of a dragon. Using a … Continued
Due to expected inclement weather, Icestravaganza has been postponed. Please check back with our page soon for an announcement regarding its rescheduled date. Icestravaganza is a family event in downtown Davenport featuring an outdoor skating rink (weather permitting), ice sculptures and exhibition, … Continued
Quad City Times- Karen Krick of Clinton called it an ideal day for a parade. One would be hard-pressed to find many who would disagree after thousands of Quad-Citians enjoyed temperatures in the 50s, lots of sunshine and very little … Continued
Quad City Times – The Levee Improvement Commission accepted the proposal by a Davenport developer to build a three-story restaurant and office project at the site of the former Dock eatery on the Davenport riverfront…read more.
Quad City Times – For the second time, the adult comedy improv troupe The Blacklist is giving audiences a taste of what they serve up weekly at the Circa ‘21 Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island. Blacklist, nearing its second anniversary … Continued
Quad City Times – The guitar-less rock band Minus Six returns to the WQPT Brew Ha Ha on Saturday after performances at the event in 2008 and ‘09. But after a yearlong break, the band has found an evolved sound … Continued
As one-fourth of the 400,000-strong Quad Cities metro area, which straddles the Mississippi River on the Illinois state line, Davenport (pop. 100,800) defies the region’s rep for cornfields and grain silos. There’s culture…read more.
Quad City Times – Mamma mia! The glam disco of Abba and the group’s fans packed Davenport’s LeClaire Park on Saturday. A year after a Beatlesesque magical mystery tour touched down in the riverfront park, Abba: The Concert put the … Continued
Quad City Times – If you see 20-pound, hexagonal-shaped concrete pieces with stained glass on top at this weekend’s Beaux Arts Fair, they probably were made by Rick Esbaum. With his 65-pound black Afghan hound Eli supervising, Esbaum creates three … Continued
Quad City Times – Heidi Sallows sits perched on the top of a ladder, with Florence & the Machine blasting from her iPod and her latest work only a few inches in front of her. The Davenport artist is more … Continued
River Roots Live featuring headliners Better Than Ezra, Tonic, and Keller Williams with the Travelin’ McCourys is set for this weekend in LeClaire Park. Visit RiverRootsLive.com for more information.
Enjoy ten days of music, theatre, art, dance, tours, history, and fun-filled festivals! Fill your days and evenings with your choice of 300 events and activities during East-West Riverfest.
The Downtown Partnership invites all fire fighters to compete in this year’s competition. Date: July 28th, 2012 Where: Downtown Davenport, IA Ripley Street and 2nd Street Time: Registration is 10-11:30 am with the first nozzle opening at 12:00 Fee: It’s … Continued
Quad City Times – The band Tonic, whose “If You Could Only See” was the most-played rock song of 1998, will be a headliner at this year’s River Roots Live in LeClaire Park, organizers announced today. The band steps in … Continued
Quad City Times – Samer Ali positioned his camera carefully along the riverfront in Davenport’s LeClaire Park, hoping to get good images of Fourth of July fireworks over the Centennial Bridge. Ali took a week of vacation from his food … Continued
Throughout the Quad Cities, former industrial properties have been converted to impressive public parks. Paved multi-use trails line the river on both sides and are popular for biking, running, and walking. While the entire region deserves praise for creating great … Continued
Quad City Times – The days of the scared soldier dancing the night away cheek to cheek with a USO hostess in an empty hall is history, Alison Ruble says. But the mission of the United Service Organizations hasn’t changed. … Continued
Quad City Times – She’s playing at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival this weekend, but Kelley Hunt says that’s just part of her spectrum. Hunt says she’s also at home with Americana and R&B music. “I’m not a just-this or … Continued
Quad City Times – This year’s Red, White & Boom! celebration, taking place Tuesday night at LeClaire Park in Davenport and Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island, will have twice the boom as previous years. The eighth edition of the … Continued
Better than Ezra, Los Lobos, and Keller Williams with the Traveling McCourys headline River Roots Live on August 17 and 18. Go to RiverRootsLive.com for the full line-up.
When Ride the River began 27 years ago, taking a bicycle ride alongside the Mississippi was a novelty. “We can ride the river every day now,” said Kathy Wine, the executive director of River Action, which operates the traditional Father’s … Continued
We are excited to make another list of top riverfront towns in America. Click here to read the article.