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Monthly Archives: September 2018


Sip on Some Coffee with Muscatine Police Officers at Coffee with a Cop!

September 30th, 2018

Casual interaction between citizens and those who protect them can only work to improve relationships and communication. Enjoy a cup of coffee and meet your local police officers at Coffee with a Copy, this Wednesday Oct 3 from 8-10 a.m. at McDonald’s (2520 Park Ave. Muscatine). Coffee with A Cop was launched in Hawthorne, California in 2011 when Officers from the Hawthorne Police Department were looking for ways to interact more successfully with the citizens they served each day. Community policing has long been considered a framework for establishing trust between the community and the police.... Read More

DIY Wood Sign Workshop at The Brew!

September 29th, 2018

Are you a fan of DIY projects? Looking for a new addition to your home décor? Then you need to check out this event! Creative Expressions’ traveling class, DIY Wood Sign Workshop, is happening this Wednesday Oct 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave Muscatine).  Creative Expressions will sand, distress, and stain the wood for you ahead of time.  During the workshop you will be able to paint the sign any colors that you want, distress the wood as much as you want, and have lots of fun doing it!  This is a great couples date night idea, girls’ night out, or a family friendly activity. To... Read More

Things Will Get Furry at Barktoberfest in Weed Park!

September 28th, 2018

Have some fall fun with your four-legged friends this weekend! Don’t miss the Annual Muscatine Dog Park family and dog event, Barktoberfest, this Saturday Sep 29 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Weed Park (1211 Park Ave Muscatine). Come celebrate 2018, “The year of the Dog”. There is a family/dog fun walk around Weed Park, Pet Costume Contests and other fun activities! Dogs on leash are welcome. Registration for the 1 to 2 mile Family Friendly Fun Walk is only $25 and can be completed online at Funds... Read More

‘Iron Fist’s’ Second Season Could Be The Best Of All Marvel Second Seasons

September 28th, 2018

So… let’s talk about season two of Iron Fist. And I don’t want you to think that’s a condemnation of season two. I would go so far as to say that season two of Iron Fist is the best show of all the second seasons of Marvel’s Netflix series. Which came as a big surprise to me, as I’m sure it did to most people. Not that I hated the first season, it just wasn’t the show I expected given the source material. I was definitely expecting more out of season two, mostly because the show runner for season one, Scott Buck, was placed in charge of Inhumans after he... Read More

River City Throwdown 2018

September 27th, 2018

Are you ready for some live music and fun with friends and family? River City Throwdown 2018 is happening this Saturday Sep 29 at Pearl City Station (100 Harbor Dr. Muscatine). Tickets are $10 at the door (ages 10 and under are free) for this amazing 12-hour event of live music on 2 different stages. Money raised will go to benefit the Muscatine Domestic Violence Shelter of MCSA. Food will be provided by Grillzilla and More, The Burrito Factory and Yacky Shack. There is NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED. Here are the set-times for this fun-filled day: 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.         Stepping Stones             ... Read More

What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Q-C!

September 26th, 2018

There are millions of people around the world, every day, that do fantastic things for their communities, and thousands of those are right here in our Quad-Cities! People are helping others, coming up with charity shows and promotions, volunteering their time and efforts and talents, and doing things to make our community a terrific place to live. About a decade ago, I ran a website called, which featured nothing but all good news, all the time. When I joined up with, I brought that same ethic of journalism – reporting the good, the positive, offering... Read More

Headbangers for Hayden Bake Sale at Hy-Vee!

September 26th, 2018

While you’re out and about in Muscatine this Saturday, stop by Hy-Vee for some fresh goodies! Headbangers for Hayden is hosting a Bake Sale at Hy-Vee (2400 2nd Ave Muscatine) this Saturday Sep 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hayden Daufeldt, son of Cory and Kendra Daufeldt, was diagnosed with Pineoblastoma, a rare brain cancer, in November 2014. He passed away at age 4 on August 6 2017. The money raised  during the Headbangers for Hayden Bake Sale will go towards purchasing Christmas presents for the children that are in the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, this year. Stop by... Read More

Ramble Down the Cedar River!

September 25th, 2018

How does a nice relaxing paddle down Cedar River this weekend, sound? Join the Muscatine Soil and Water Conservation District on their Cedar River Ramble this Saturday Sep 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Don’t miss this day of discovery, nature and paddling on the Cedar River! We will be exploring the diversity along the Cedar River on a leisurely paddle beginning in Muscatine County and ending in Louisa County. Participants must RSVP to reserve their spot, $5 per person. Spots are limited, and participants may also choose to bring their own kayak or canoe. A shuttle will be provided. Bring your... Read More

Learn More About Iowa’s Most Haunted Locations

September 24th, 2018

Are you ready to go on a ghostly tour without leaving Muscatine? Paranormal researcher and author, Chad Lewis, is heading to Musser Public Library (408 E 2nd St. Muscatine) on Friday Sep 28 from 7-8 p.m., to present Iowa’s Most Haunted Locations: The Scariest Places in Iowa. Just in time for the Halloween season, the author of “The Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations” is bringing his book and a presentation about his adventures at Iowa’s most haunted places to Muscatine. Chad Lewis, who has a master’s in psychology and has written more than 20 books on the paranormal,... Read More

In Session… Keto Cooking Class with Chef Tess

September 23rd, 2018

Back by popular demand, Keto Cooking with Chef Tess has returned! This Wednesday Sep 26 from 5:30 – 7 p.m., head to Hy-Vee (2400 2nd Ave Muscatine) for Keto Cooking Class 3 with Chef Tess! Keto Cooking with Chef Tess will feature introductory information about the ketogenic diet including recipes that are easy to make at home. Samples will also be available! Chef Tess will also be highlighting various cooking techniques to ensure that ketogenic meals are properly prepared. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at Hy-Vee’s customer service desk. For questions or more information, visit the... Read More