• New Year's Eve
    Holidays,  Quad Cities

    New Year’s Eve Celebrations in the Quad Cities

    Was 2018 as fun for you as it was for us? If you are ready to celebrate this year and look forward to 2019, you need a good party. Here are some of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Quad Cities. Final Say: Free New Year’s Eve Concert Come here a fantastic live band based out of Chicago. They will be performing at the Rhythm City Casino Resort in Davenport, Iowa starting at9:30 p.m. NYE Party at DIGS DIGS Bar & Grill in Bettendorf, Iowa can help you ring in the New Year with a fun castaway-themed party. There will be an island-inspired buffet that includes two complimentary…

  • Family Holiday Dinner
    Holidays,  Tips & Tricks

    Best Ways To Transport Christmas Dishes

    If Christmas simply cannot go on without your famous scalloped potatoes, then you had better make sure that you transport them securely! Use these tips to transport Holiday dishes with success this season. Pad for Protection A good way to secure a dish, whether it be warm or cold, is by placing it inside of a cardboard box. You can then surround the dish with towels if it’s warm or newspaper if it’s cold. These things will help secure it and keep it at its intended temperature. Use the Floor Setting dishes on a car’s seat is a bad idea, even if it’s buckled in! Instead, place dishes on the…

  • Winter Activities
    Quad Cities,  Sports

    Winter Activities In The Quad Cities

    Winter is nigh, and as the cold weather comes into Illinois and Iowa, residents will be spending more time in the cozy indoors. But even in the snowy, icy, frozen winter months, there are plenty of activities in the QuadCities. Take a look at some of the ways you can stay active this winter! Birdwatching You might think that warmer seasons are the best time to spot exciting birds. However, during the winter bald eagles migrate to places like the Quad Cities from Canada. Spend an afternoon along the Mississippi River spotting bald eagles between December and February. Snow Sports at Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park Bundle up and spend…

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    History,  Quad Cities

    History of the Quad Cities

    The Quad Cities area is booming with cities on both sides of the Mississippi River offering great opportunities for its residents. The history of the Quad Cities is rich. In its earliest days, it was inhabited by a variety of Native American tribes included the Sauk and Fox. Native American Inhabitants One Sauk man, named Black Hawk, left his mark on the area by gathering a group of about 1,000 followers and planned an attack on the American troops. There were a few skirmishes, but Black Hawk was eventually captured. This event would become known as the Black Hawk War. Eventually, in 1832, the Sauk and Fox ceded their land…