97th Annual Mississippi Valley Fair is Right Around the Corner

97th Annual Mississippi Valley Fair is Right Around the Corner

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This year’s Mississippi Valley Fair will take place from August 2 through 7 and will feature a variety of carnival rides, attractions, and food vendors, in addition to agriculture, home arts, and leisure time exhibits. Each evening will showcase a grandstand music act from some of the biggest names in the music industry. A FunCard costs $55 and serves as your entry into the fairgrounds and grandstand acts for all six days of the Mississippi Valley Fair. The card will be punched at the admissions gate and at the entrance to the grandstand shows. No individual tickets will be sold for the grandstand shows so, whether you wish to see one show or all six shows, you must purchase a FunCard. FunCards can be purchased online at mvfair.com and by…
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Food Truck Trend Comes to the Quad Cities

Food Truck Trend Comes to the Quad Cities

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Food trucks are a dining trend that is starting to gain traction in the Quad Cities. Offering affordable meals on wheels, these vendors are selling a variety of foods throughout the Quad Cities. Be sure to check some of them out and enjoy the new dining options the area has to offer!   Meals—  La Flama on Wheels What they offer: tacos, burritos, chips When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30am to 7:30pm Where: K&K True Value Hardware in Bettendorf, IA http://tinyurl.com/laflamaonwheels    Static Melt What they offer: grilled cheese sandwiches When and where: Since opening last week, Static Melt hasn’t found a consistent location or time yet. Check their Facebook page for updates! https://www.facebook.com/staticmeltqc   Saucy Sisters What they offer: sandwiches, salads, wraps, sausage When: Tuesdays-Sunday 10:45am-5:30pm Where: Menard’s…
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Restaurants to Discover in the Quad Cities

Restaurants to Discover in the Quad Cities

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  Enjoy Quad Cities Style Pizza at Harris Pizza http://www.harrispizza.com Yelp: 4.5 stars The Quad Cities is known for its distinctive pizza style, one that features a nutty crust, spicy tomato sauce, toppings under the cheese, and pizza cut into strips rather than slices. The best example of this pizza can be found at Harris Pizza and is an experience all Quad Citians must have.   Have an Authentic Mexican Experience at La Rancherita https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Rancherita/ Yelp: 4 stars La Rancherita is a local favorite with some of the most authentic Mexican food in the area. The restaurant’s impressive pico de gallo and beef tacos are sure to make your experience at this cash-only establishment worth the visit.   Benefit from a filling lunch at Café d’Marie http://www.cafedmarie.com Yelp: 5 stars…
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