Art. Culture. Pork.


Dasha Denger has kindly set up this page to collect info on what’s happened to downtown Davenport and what everyone can do to help.

Here are direct links to flood relief assistance for: Bootleg Hill Honeymeads and Roam both have employee relief funds for their staff who will be without jobs for an indefinite period.  EXIT Realty Fireside is a brand new business that’s probably looking at about a quarter-of-a-million dollars in damages.

More to come…

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We focus on Midwestern cultural events and phenomena – primarily in the Quad Cities area – with occasional jaunts to exotic places like Ireland and South Dakota.

Library punk will never die. Get on in here. Or visit to complain.