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By Sean Leary Clinic for the community heals our foundation with a choice technique. When you’re looking to grow a solid foundation of health, Tree of Life Chiropractic should be one of your first stops to plant the seed. Owners Dr. Heath...

By Sean Leary Family florist business has flourished and has been having fun since 1933. Colman Florist’s family business has bloomed as beautifully as its signature roses.The flower and gift shop has been kept fertile and vibrant through five generations of sons...

As we draw towards the close of another year, we will run through the highlight reel of activities to use as the benchmark of where this one stacks up against others in the record book. Really, only time will tell...

By Tracy Jacks Bar food is taken to another flavorful level within these distinctive confines. It’s no secret that our downtown plaza is FULL of entertainment, food, and nightlife options. But one of the most storied fun spots in Rock Island actually...

By Sean Leary Family tradition 
and community has kept this shoe shop alive through depression 
and wars since the 1920s. Walk within its doors and you enter a cramped kingdom, a taut narrow expanse of colorful cardboard towers soaring to the stucco...

By Tracy Jacks Downtown watering hole leaves the gimmicks and laser light shows behind. A night out in downtown Rock Island offers a multitude of options. There’s live theatre, improvisational comedy, microbrews, and thumping dance clubs to name a few. But sometimes...

By Sean Leary History cloaked 
cigar store and 
hookah lounge 
has always been an 
exclusive company. With a history that goes back to 1901, Hickey Brothers is a shop as bold, eclectic and robust as the cigars that line its shelves. Located...

By Sean Leary Yoga Shala stays true 
to the heritage of the 
most ancient and powerful personal transformative tradition. Evan and Kelly Harris believe Yoga is a gift, one that offers something for everyone.Quad-Citians can unwrap that gift at the Harris...

By Tracy Jacks Brandy VandeWalle swears her business isn’t haunted, but I’m not buying it. There might not be poltergeists going bump in the night, but everywhere you turn inside Rock Island’s Skeleton Key Art & Antiques, you can see the...

Our downtown is filled with an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs who are following dreams and passions or carrying on a legacy that has lasted generations. While a lot of the hard work, long hours, and energy spent being pillars of the...