'It's a social thing': Mississippi River Distilling Company's volunteer bottlers find the work brings friendship, fun
George Bernard Shaw called whiskey "liquid sunshine."
George Bernard Shaw called whiskey "liquid sunshine."
MAQUOKETA — Stepping down into Mac's Wine Cellar is walking into a snapshot of the community's early history.
DES MOINES — To honor the anniversary of the first Iowa-made bourbon, Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery each July hosts a festival on its grounds in Swisher.
More than 200 people are already booked for the trip.
Andrew Arnold walked a few blocks over to Analog Arcade Bar Tuesday for his favorite routine: Beers and video games.
Go on Pinterest (or Google), search for summer cocktails and you might get a headache.
The first time Tami Holmes-Gorsh went to a trivia night, she was surprised by two things: how many questions she got wrong and how intensely her team wanted to get every question right.
Deborah Davis doesn’t like being called an expert. But when you’re deciding what bar or craft beer to try, she’s the one you want in your corner.
Cold drinks, hot ribs, exciting music and a relaxing view are all the ingredients for fun offered up by River Roots Live, arriving this weekend in Davenport's LeClaire Park.
Ever since he bought the Moline bar from his father 12 years ago, Ken Bailey has wanted to expand the Rascals footprint.
The River Music Experience's general manager says the Redstone is a better draw than asking the potential audience to revisit a museum concept.
Here are just a few of the several dozen Quad-City region Halloween events taking place tonight through Sunday that go beyond basic trick-or-treating. For more, see pages 11 and 16 or go to qctimes.com/goanddo:
The Studio Pub, 1465 19th St., East Moline, opened earlier this month, with owner Jeff Smallwood promising live music every night of the week. This weekend, pianist Ron Malmstead takes the stage on Friday and Ren Estrand and the Blues Experience plays Saturday. Both start at 8 p.m. and there…
Stephen Patterson and his wife, Nancy, are self-confessed horror movie nuts. "We love old films and old movies and old Frankenstein and werewolf stuff," said Patterson, who owns and operates Torment at Twelve Hundred, a "theatrical haunted attraction" southeast of Orion, Ill. "That's kind of how it started, and it got bigger each year."
Beer plays into the middle initial of the Rock Island Brewing Company, and the bar will celebrate the suds with the first River City Beer Festiv-Ale on Saturday afternoon.
The comedic R&B act Here Come the Mummies is an enigma wrapped in a riddle wrapped in bandages.
Having two comedians in the household is indeed as funny as it sounds, Costaki Economopoulos says.
It’s been a decade since Larry the Cable Guy ambled into the national spotlight wearing a camouflage hunting cap and a flannel shirt cut off at the sleeves while bellowing the catchphrase “Git-R-Done!”
Sinbad quotes rapper LL Cool J when he says, “Don’t call it a comeback — I’ve been here for years.”
For Craig Shoemaker, the best way to take on Tiger Woods was with a hip-hop video.
If you can’t find some signature entertainment as the Quad-City area celebrates St. Patrick’s Day twice — Saturday, the day of the parade, and the actual March 17 date — you’re not trying, lads and lasses. Here’s just a couple of the numerous events:
When producers from Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island asked Nick Madson to reprise his 2005 role as Potiphar in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” he had a request in return:
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Iliza Shlesinger has accomplished quite a bit for someone who doesn’t think she’s come very far.
Nobody bothered to tell comedian Guy Torry that he’s headlining three shows called the All-Star Funny Valentines Comedy Tour this weekend.
She’s had a solid decade-plus playing the likes of Stifler’s mom in three “American Pie” movies, beautician Paulette in the “Legally Blonde” films and Joey Tribbiani’s agent on “Friends.”
What a difference a few years and a couple of viral videos can make.
When it came time for Bob Zany to shoot the concert portion of an autobiographical documentary, Galesburg, Ill., and the Orpheum Theatre were logical choices.
The biggest hassle in creating an outdoor party to celebrate the first anniversary of the Freight House was finding a time to have it, Jeff Johnson said.
After performing in the Quad-Cities several times over the years - opening for Jeff Foxworthy in 2003 and Bill Engvall in 2005 - James Johann is back, this time headlining his own shows this weekend at Penguin's Comedy Club.
The familiar strains of Billy Joel's "River of Dreams" echo through Nan's Piano Bar on the top floor of the Freight House Entertainment Complex in downtown Davenport.
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