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Watch For a Quad City Flash Mob-It’s a Thriller
If you're out haunted housing or enjoying a cocktail at a local Quad City establishment this weekend, don't be spooked by this flash mob!
13 Quad-City area women in a zombie-inspired dance crew, the Monsters of Mayhem, have made a tradition out of performing the routine from the 1983 “Thriller” music…
Quad Cities Gem Happy Joe’s Is Expanding
Quad Citians have known for decades that Happy Joe's Pizza is a treasure, but soon folks across the country may get to experience this unique piece of the Quad Cities.
A report published Wednesday cites a news release by the company announcing their intention to begin franchising Happy Joe'…
Could Mini Golf Be Coming to the Davenport Riverfront?
Could downtown Davenport be the next location for an 18-hole mini golf course? Davenport's Riverfront Improvement Commission has voted to start negotiating terms that would bring miniature golf to the Davenport riverfront.
The commission's approval of the concept doesn't mean the minia…
Quad City Students Showcase Their Talents at the Figge
The Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities will be showing off student work from the fall semester in a musical, artistic, theatrical showcase.
The Creative Arts Academy will host its annual Fall Fest 5:30 - 7:30 pm ,Tuesday, Oct...
4 Things To Do This Weekend in the Quad Cities
There's plenty to do in the Quad Cities this weekend. From the not-so-scary to sexy; here are some of my suggestions.
1. Not So Scary Halloween Walk, Quad City Botanical Center, Rock Island 7-9 pm tonight. Back for the second year, this event promises to be a family favorite for years to come...
Flip Cup World Record Attempt Held in Rock Island
Local Rock Island fraternity Alpha Sigma Xi is hosting "Flip the District" on Oct. 21 from 11 am to 1 pm in The District of Rock Island, a charity event to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention.
The fundraiser will feature an attempt to break the world reco…
Should Quad Cities Parades Ban Candy?
I've driven the KIIK truck in three parades this year and on at least one occasion it was a scary endeavor. While it was great to see so many our our listeners, the number of folks jumping out in front of our vehicles and others to pick up candy off the street made for a white-knuckle ride...
Bettendorf Puts Limits On Fireworks
Fireworks likely won't be exploding late in the night in Bettendorf over the Fourth of July and New Year holidays.
City council voted in favor of new time limits for setting off the explosives on first reading Tuesday night...

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