Discover The Wonders In Your Child’s Collection
Jul28

Discover The Wonders In Your Child’s Collection

Kids love to collect! Many kids have collections of wonderful items they’ve found in their playtime travels. Is that piece in your child’s collection a geode, a trilobite, a fragment of fossil coral, or something else entirely? Learn the answer through a brand-new exhibit called The Great Collectors & YOU. The exhibit opens July 28 at the Putnam Museum and Science Center, located at 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport, Iowa. “The...

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Community Partners with ‘Furnish Out’ to Help Children in China
Aug17

Community Partners with ‘Furnish Out’ to Help Children in China

When Carrie and Dan Paschke, Bettendorf, went souvenir-hunting while living in China from 2011 until 2013, they had no way of knowing that their fondness for hand-crafted furniture would someday turn into a successful Quad Cities business that funds a charity. And certainly, they never would have imagined that this business, Furnish Out, would someday be embraced and supported by both the Quad Cities community and area businesses. As...

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Channel Cat Opens 22nd Season with New App, Discounts and Dock
Jul11

Channel Cat Opens 22nd Season with New App, Discounts and Dock

In addition to its Illinois Quad-Cities bus service, MetroLINK also offers the Channel Cat Water Taxi, a seasonal passenger ferryboat for Quad-Citians and tourists who’d like to spend some leisure time on the Mississippi River. The Channel Cats are open-air boats that take passengers back and forth across the river to various landings. Passengers can get on and off as they like for one ticket price, good for all-day usage.

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