This Hidden Pizza Place Is 1 Hour From The Quad Cities

The pizza competition in the Quad Cities is fierce. Pizza places all over the QC claim they have the best pizza. We aren't talking about those places right now because there is a pizza place that's been serving up pretty damn good pizza for almost 50 years. It's an hour outside of the Quad Cities in Jackson County, IA, and it might become your new go-to pizza joint. Welcome to Geno's Pizza in Preston, IA.
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QC coffee house spills the beans on closing

Quad-City coffee drinkers may need to find a new place to get their cups of joe. According to the establishment’s Facebook page, Theo’s Java Club in Rock Island is closing after 27 years in business. The page reports that the final day for the longtime QC fixture will be Wednesday,...
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Celtic and SPFL fans in hysterics with rivals' embarrassing Cinch gaffe

When used car company Cinch announced a deal to sponsor the SPFL, it was greeted by either approval or shrugs from Celtic supporters. However, today, the company has given Hoops fans a right old laugh, via Rangers, sponsorship and the courts. Our rivals south of the Clyde went into arbitration...

Dream Theater Debut “Invisible Monster” Music Video

Dream Theater have dropped a new single of theirs by the name of “Invisible Monster“. You can experience both it and its accompanying Wombat Fire (Mudvayne, Static-X) directed music video below. Guitarist John Petrucci had the following to share of this latest track:. “It was written after we’d written a...

Royal Canoe Share “Surrender”

Today, Winnipeg-based indie-pop powerhouse collective Royal Canoe have shared the official music video for their track “Surrender,” which comes off their recently released album, Sidelining (via Paper Bag Records). “We’ve been fans of Vince’s video work with other artists in the Winnipeg scene over the last couple of years. We...

In The Bahamas, Nine Cabinet Ministers Sworn In

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Nine members of newly elected Prime Minister Philip Davis’ Cabinet were unveiled on Monday as they were sworn in by Governor General Sir Cornelius A. Smith. Davis said the ministers, who took the oath of office during a ceremony at Baha Mar, “are the initial members...
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Fast-starting Bandits even series

CEDAR RAPIDS – When the Quad Cities River Bandits showed up Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, there was no time to waste. After dropping the opening game of the High A Central League Championship Series, the River Bandits started fast and never looked back in a 6-0 victory over Cedar Rapids.

Rock Island orchestra director knows what love is, playing with Foreigner

For the second time in four years, Quad Cities violinist Matt Manweiler will get the thrill of performing with the popular rock band Foreigner on tour. An orchestra director for the Rock Island-Milan School District, Manweiler first performed with the classic rockers on two Iowa dates in March 2018, with four other QC musicians among an orchestra of 20-plus. This time, he’s the only local musician to join the contracted orchestra on three Foreigner dates — Oct. 11 in Detroit, Oct. 12 in Youngstown, Ohio, and Oct. 13 in Grand Rapids, Mich. For their fall 2021 tour, Foreigner is only doing three other dates with orchestra — in California Sept,. 29, Oct, 1 and 2.
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TWitM: Ryan McBroom aka McBOOM

‘This Week in the Minors’ is our weekly look at notable performances from all over the system, from big-name prospects and less-heralded guys alike. The mission is to answer this simple question: “Who had a good week?”. Today, we’ll cover results from Tuesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 19. AAA...

TDE, Empire & Quality Control Invest In Social Platform, Riff

Top Dawg Entertainment, EMPIRE, and Quality Control, three titans of the music industry, are investing in the social media platform, Riff. The service merges voice and video chat with music and includes room-based interactions, similar to other platforms such as Clubhouse or Twitter Spaces. Quality Control executive Kevin “Coach K”...

Watch JUDAS PRIEST's Rob Halford Featured In Insurance Ads

Sep. 22 – Milwaukee WI – Miller High Life Theatre [Tickets]. Sep. 23 – Minneapolis Mn – The Armory [Tickets]. Sep. 25 – Maryland Heights MO – Saint Louis Music Park [Tickets]. Sep. 26 – Louisville KY – Louder Than Life Festival [Tickets]. Sep. 29 – Denver CO – The...