By Ian Fox Taste Buds has teamed up to offer local artists and writers an opportunity to showcase their work in a sweet atmosphere. Get a taste of local art and literature while enjoying a taste of some delicious sweets and...

By Tracy Jacks If you think you have to live in a major city to be a fashionista, youโ€™ve clearly never met Courtney Loftin. Courtney Loftin is the founder of The Gentry Boutique, downtown Rock Islandโ€™s home for fashion forward and...

By Tracy Jacks Rock Island loves its local artisans - and they love Rock Island, where their creativity is nurtured and valued. Our city is made even more special by the abundance of hand-crafted goods made right here. Some of that...