Mom’s know that not everything arrives on it’s due date, but it’s better late than never! Most of us are past the age where macaroni art will suffice for a present (specially if it’s a late gift!), so take your mom out … Continued
The sun is shining & spring is finally here! 🐣🌷☀️🐇 Join us for Third Thursday and hop around downtown with friends. We’ve compiled all the Downtown Davenport deals happening the Third Thursday in April. It changes every month! Participating businesses … Continued
Celebrate a wee bit of the Irish with a St. Patrick’s Day themed Third Thursday! Hop around and shop local with friends. We’ve compiled all the Downtown Davenport Deals happening the Third Thursday in March. It changes every month! … Continued
If you’re checking to see if downtown Davenport’s newest bar and restaurant is hoppin’, don’t just look for cars in the parking lot. At Ruby’s Beers, Bikes & Brats, which opened on Sept. 1 at 429 E. 3rd St., you … 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)
If you haven’t noticed all the new development around the Quad-City Times Bix 7 course, you may want to take another look. Read the full story here.
A Davenport chef already has made a name for himself as The Crepe Guy, but he no longer wants that identity to define his culinary prowess. Read the full story here.
If you frequent the Freight House Farmers Market in downtown Davenport on Saturday mornings, then you know it’s not all fruits and vegetables. There’s plenty of fresh produce from area farms, but fresh homemade doughnuts, cupcakes and cookies also show … Continued
For most of her adult life, Missy Carter did what was expected. She went to college and got “big girl jobs” in private security and real estate. In the back of her mind, Carter knew she wanted something more. … Continued
Maybe we’re biased, but we think bullets 1, 3 & 5 are pretty good ideas. Read the full story here. Photo Credit: Jeff Cook (Quad City Times)
During opening day of the Freight House Farmers Market’s outdoor season on Saturday, there were plenty of new foods to sample and old favorites to revisit. One thing’s for sure: There’s a story behind every vendor. Read on for a … Continued
What pairs well with an eclectic whiskey bar and performance venue? If you ask Davenport-based entrepreneur Dan Bush, co-owner of Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, the answer is simple: A barbecue restaurant, bar and beer garden — the … Continued
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
If there’s one rule during Quad-Cities Craft Beer Week, it’s this: Try something new. The fifth annual celebration of local breweries, homebrewers and craft beer drinkers is happening now through Sunday, with events and tappings planned at area venues each … Continued
The list of cool new businesses coming to downtown Davenport just keeps on growing. Within the next few weeks, work is expected to begin on building a bicycle/beer/brats store as well as a separate panini sandwich shop in a vacant building … 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.
If the city of Davenport’s pilot food truck program was an indication, expect lines at Bechtel Park Tuesday afternoon through evening. Read the full story here. Photo Credit: John Schultz (Quad-City Times)
After three weeks of interior remodeling, the Quad Cities Food Hub in Davenport is once again open for business. Read the full article here.
The City of Davenport is hungry for food trucks. After implementing a successful six-week pilot program, the city has crafted an ordinance that will permit mobile food vendors in designated city right of ways and zones in the near future. … Continued
Duct tape, plastic tarp and dust-caked drapes shutter the front door and windows of the old Musicians Union Local 67 headquarters in downtown Davenport. The vacant building has seen better days, but a creative crew of entrepreneurs is converting the … Continued
KWQC – Carousel of Delights isn’t the only newer business in the city. RAW, in downtown Davenport had its grand opening Wednesday night and Baked Bread and Beer Company is set to open in the East Village this weekend. Head of … Continued
Quad City Times – “If the bulky bag of “organic” rainbow carrots temporarily resting atop the freshly polished concrete bar top didn’t make a statement, the permanent forest green moss growing on the wall definitely does. RAW, a new posh tavern … Continued
The Quad-Cities largest homecoming party was another success this year, as the 45th annual Street Fest filled 2nd St from Ripley to Brady.
Business Insider– Every year, the International Whisky Competition brings together top whiskey experts to rate the best scotches, bourbons, blends, and other delicious spirits from around the world. Read more here…
The Midwestival- To begin, a confession: I have said some uncharitable things about the Quad Cities. Very uncharitable. And now, I stand here — hat in hand and kicking my heels — ready to admit that I was wrong. There’s something special happening … Continued