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Your Quad City Holiday Traditions
Holiday traditions. A lot of families have them. As a little kid, I remember we always had Christmas at Aunt Grace's. Then the adults would have a night cap at Gram's or Uncle Jim's place. I'd be dragged along and bored.
5 Holiday Drinks In The QC’s That Taste Like Christmas
Certain flavors and smells remind me of Christmas: cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg are just a few. Here's where I go to taste the holidays in the Quad Cities.
1. Vanilla Bean Porter-Great River Brewery, Davenport. This brew is a full-bodied porter with hints of coffee, cocoa and caramel...
Local Artists Raise Funds For Mental Illness
Did you know you can help families affected by mental illness by shopping at Bucktown Center For The Arts in Davenport?
Now through December 15, local artists will be donating a portion of their sales to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) an organization aimed at helping familie…
These QC Restaurants Are Open If You Don’t Want To Cook
Our local Quad Cities Convention and Visitor's Bureau has put together a great list of QC restaurants who will gladly do the cooking and clean-up for your Thanksgiving meal. Check out these tasty options.
Bix Bistro at the Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport
Join them for a feast to remember at Bix Bist…
Giant Quad City Cinnamon Roll Is 3LBs of Goodness
If you like a good, old-fashioned, fresh- baked, cinnamon roll head over to your Quad Cities Sam's Club, but hurry. These 3lb (44 oz) 'colossal' rolls go fast!
I just called and reserved my roll; the bakery department rep said they don't stay in the bakery long...
You Can Help A Quad City Kid Get A Bike For Christmas
“Bikes for Brains” is accepting donations to ensure 125 Quad Cities kids will get a bike for the holidays.
According to a QC Online story, organizers say every year area children put a bicycle on their holiday list, but many do not receive one because their families cannot afford it.…
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…
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...

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