🛍️ Shop small to build a stronger community! 🛍️ Showing your support for local businesses will help our downtown grow and thrive – in turn fostering the local economy. So skip out on chain restaurants and big box stores for a … Continued
In this special holiday edition of Third Thursday,come downtown for a night of shopping, cocktails and fun! Check out the list of participating businesses and start planning your night out in your town! Get someone for everyone on your list … Continued
Come downtown for a night of shopping, cocktails and fun! Check out the list of participating businesses and start planning your night out downtown! About Third Thursday Third Thursday is a special monthly self-guided tour of downtown Davenport’s growing shopping … Continued
Join Great River Brewery on Friday, November 17 for the tapping of their annual Gingerbread Stout. This imperial milk stout brewed with crystaillized ginger, locally harvested honey, spices, and a touch of molasses is perfect for the holiday season. Golden … Continued
Get spooky in downtown Davenport. From Trick or Treat, parades, haunted speakeasys, and showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show – here’s the list of everything Halloweenish happening downtown this week: Friday, October 27 6 – 9 PM • Artoberfest Final … Continued
Every month, the small businesses of Downtown Davenport team up to stay open a little bit later (9PM), hold special events, and offer special discounts on a ton of pretty rad stuff. We’ve deemed this occasion “Third Thursday” because, well, … Continued
Bigger and busier than ever, Street Fest took over downtown Davenport this past weekend closing off July with barbecue and live music. Read the full story here. Photo Credit : Meg McLaughlin (QC- Online)
By many jazz experts’ accounts, the genre had two grandfathers, separated by a little less than a thousand miles along the Mississippi River: Louis Armstrong, in New Orleans, and Leon Bismarck “Bix” Beiderbecke in Davenport, Iowa. They both played the cornet, … Continued
The Downtown Davenport Partnership is a huge fan of incorporating the newest and best forms of salesmanship at the annual Street Fest. For years, Street Fest has hosted traveling vendors who spend their summers jumping from festival to festival, and … Continued
*in chronological order* Kickoff to BIX Weekend Party! Join the team at Coworkqc for an early bird Bix party! Tonight, from 5-8pm, stop in for a happy hour or full night of cocktails, apps, swag, music and more! CINEMA … Continued
Mid-century and Danish modern furniture may be a niche market, but Joe and Michelle Stroehle believe they have nailed it with their River Bend Retro store in Davenport. Read the full story here.
It’s time to celebrate Independence Day! We all know the night before the 4th is the ideal day to really celebrate, and downtown has the perfect parties for you! Red White and Boom This annual July 3rd event takes place … Continued
Investing in the community’s core. Davenport’s downtown has seen plenty of changes over the last few years with major efforts to bring more people to live, work, and visit. See the full story here.
If you’ve ever been downtown you’ve likely patroned or passed by Me & Billy. From the incredibly delicious, ever-changing menu to the Instagram friendly interior, M&B has all the qualities for a perfect night out, which is exactly why we … Continued
Opening day for food trucks in Davenport turned out to be a hit. Several vendors ended up having to turn people away because they sold out. Get the full story here.
Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) is excited to announce the inaugural Alternating Currents festival; the two-day event will take place the weekend of Aug. 25 and 26, replacing River Roots Live. Throughout the weekend, a dozen venues across downtown will … Continued
If you’ve ever been to a big event in the Quad Cities, you’ve probably seen this mobile. And that’s probably because the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau has people everywhere! (We’re serious. There’s one in Davenport, Moline, Rock Island … Continued
For our second edition of Taco “bout it we grabbed some black bean tacos from Fresh Deli with Becca Nicke from Abernathy’s. We chatted about the start of the shop, its current updates and their upcoming vending season highlighted by … Continued
Over the course of the next two months, there will be vital construction occurring downtown. Unfortunately, this also means traffic congestion. Starting on April 3rd, the two west/left lanes of Brady St. (from River Dr. to 7th St) will be … Continued
We grabbed tacos from Los Compadres with the team from Daytrotter, just days before their second annual Daytrotter Downs festival to get the inside scoop on what we should expect. Daytrotter Downs brought hundreds of people to the core of our … Continued
St. Patrick’s Day is approaching quickly and we have your guide to downtown for the festivities! The Grand Parade will start in Rock Island at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and make it’s way over to Davenport. Practice the words to … Continued
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Davenport Today – Mayor Frank Klipsch kicked off his initiative to occasionally recognize local businesses at City Council meeting, recognizing three located on Main Street. Read more at Davenport Today…
Dispatch Argus – Arcade machines and adult beverages may be an unlikely duo, but the marriage of the two at the Davenport-based Analog Arcade Bar has struck a chord with many and could have real staying power, according to Rich Cooksey, … Continued
Davenport Today – Work is accelerating on Restoration St. Louis’ $60 million City Square project, with a projected opening of the east building (formerly known as the Parker Building) as the new downtown home of Wells Fargo, other Class A office … Continued