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Picture of the Day: Rock Island Grand Prix

Labor Day weekend is coming up, which means it time for those souped-up go-carts to race around the streets of downtown Rock Island. Fun, fun, fun.

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Destination of the Day: Floatzilla!

Here’s your chance to be part of a world record. Head to Rock Island (Illinois) this weekend (August 18) with your canoe or kayak to be part of the attempt to assemble a flotilla of at least 1,903 boats. Guided paddles along the Mississippi and backwaters will take place throughout the day, but the world […]

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Destination of the Day: Davenport & Rock Island

If you like St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll love the festivities in the Quad Ciites as the nation’s only interstate St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade marches on this Saturday (March 17, 2012). The parade starts at 11:30am at 4th Avenue and 23rd Street in Rock Island, works its way through downtown, then crosses the Mississippi River […]

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