City walks: The pleasure of ambling along, right where you are Oftentimes in articles extolling a good walk, that walk usually takes place in a park or along a scenic trail. But the majority of the walking most of us do every day takes place a little closer to home, as we stroll through our neighborhoods or head down the street from work to get lunch — and those walks have value, too. In that spirit, we asked four Radish writers, each from a different community, to share pictures and thoughts from one of their favorite walks.
Meatheads Meat Market Food and Grocery, located at 520 10th Ave. W., in Milan, Illinois, is a place where you can find your fill of variety. Its second-shift staff stays busy, as it prepares to sell more than 50 homemade smoked meats and more than 30 varieties of fresh homemade bratwurst during the year.More »
To the limit: Get down and dirty as these July endurance races For runners and cyclists looking for a little adventure this summer, two upcoming Quad-Cities events turn up the intensity. You don't have to be a peak-performing athlete, either, to get in on the fun — whether your feet or your wheels are your forte, each of these endurance races cater to people of all ages and skill levels.
Down in the mud
A plethora of challenging obstacles. Watery mud pits galore. A scenic run. Find... More »
John Oostenryk, assistant curator at Augustana College's Fryxell Geology Musuem, says fossil explorers will find marine and invertebrate fossils in the area from the Sirulian and Devonian geologic... More »