The 1910 historic Putnam building in downtown Davenport will soon complete renovations and be transformed into a building called The Current, Iowa. Read the full story here.
Concerned last year that downtown Davenport would lose one of its historic buildings, one resident went out on a whim to save it. Read the full article here. Photo Credit: Kevin E. Schmidt, Quad-City Times
When Dorothy Gaffney says she waited a lifetime to see the Cubs World Series trophy, she means it. Read the full article here.
In a computer lab in downtown Davenport, a group of 14 students is exploring and training for what could be the next generation of digital jobs. Read the full article here. Photo Credit: Kevin Schmidt, Quad-City Times
At the Peace, Love & the Joy of Music: Ellis Kell Family Benefit Concert slated for Saturday at the RiverCenter, Davenport, dozens of area musicians will take the stage to honor Kell, the Quad-City icon who died in December. … Continued
The Downtown Davenport Partnership presented the fifth annual Icetravaganza on Saturday at the Freight House on River Drive. Read the full article here.
After three weeks of interior remodeling, the Quad Cities Food Hub in Davenport is once again open for business. Read the full article here.
Ice sculptors created an ice storm of their own Saturday as they sawed and chipped away on huge blocks of ice to create a medieval winter wonderland at Davenport’s Freight House. Read the full article here. Photo Credit: Jeff … Continued
The new Urban Campus of Scott Community College in downtown Davenport will be even better than originally planned, thanks to an additional — and unexpected — $2 million generated by the sale of tax credits. Read the full article here. … Continued
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
Quad City Times – Bret Dale knew it would be a rough day at work. Monday marked his first day back at the River Music Experience, or RME, after the passing of his boss, friend, mentor and father figure, Ellis … Continued
Restoration St. Louis will showcase the talents of the Midwest’s premier and emerging artists when it takes the wraps off its newest downtown Davenport hotel — The Current Iowa. Read the full article here. Photo Credit: Kevin Schmidt, Quad-City Times
The city of Davenport is on to plan B after the City Council reviewed Restoration St. Louis’ proposal for the barge and porte cochere on the riverfront. Read the full article here. Photo Credit: Kevin E. Schmidt, Quad-City Times
After nearly a year of holding services at the Redstone Room, The City Church now has a home base of its own. Since the Christian church, which now has about 70 members, opened in January, the Rev. Neil McReynolds said they’ve … 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
Quad City Times – Following the August exit of Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller, things are shaking up for the 10-year-old company that records live sessions of bands for online listening and hosts a steady stream of concerts. Read the full … Continued
Ragged Records holds thousands of vinyl, categorized mostly by genre, but one special label has its own section. Cartouche Records has a permanent spot holding the eight LP’s produced on the label. These eight albums are just as “unique” and … Continued
Every year thousands of people crowd the downtown Davenport area for the Bix7 race, and this year they saw a new view. $98 million in investments have changed the face of the downtown area over the past year and Brady … Continued
Downtown Davenport’s occupancy rate is almost 100 percent, making it difficult to find affordable and available living space. New housing projects are making living spaces more accessible.
Downtown Davenport’s very own Figge Art Museum receives national recognition with one of the “must-see” exhibits this summer.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the “2016 Preserve Iowa Summit: Our History, Our Future” will take place at various locations in downtown Davenport, Sept. 15-17.
The Quad-Cities largest homecoming party was another success this year, as the 45th annual Street Fest filled 2nd St from Ripley to Brady.