We have seen some brutal heat this year already in the Quad Cities, and a lot of people are not fans. We asked you on our Facebook page yesterday if you preferred the heat or the cold. Most picked cold.

With so many people hating this heat I'm sure a lot of us are looking for ways to stay cool. Here are a few quick ways.

1) Local pools are always a great pick, but the scheduling for these pools are a bit different this year. In a press release, the City of Davenport announced an alternative summer 2021 swimming pool schedule. You can learn more about those changes here. This is still better than 2020 when nothing was open, so the pools are a great spot to still stop by.

2) If you want to spend more time inside with that sweet AC, you can check out the awesome events Local libraries all over the Quad Cities are offering this Summer for the family. You can find what's going on with those here.

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3) Win with us here at B100, we still have your chance to spin the Wheel of Winning, you could score one of seven, four packs of Chula Vista Resort waterpark passes, or you could win one of our three grand prizes. Those grand prizes include a free night stay in a junior suite at the Chula Vista Resort, four waterpark passes, and $100 for food.

Other great and cool events in the QC include Water Taxis, Splash Pads, Fireworks, and more can be found here.

Hotel Davenport Demolition

The Hotel Davenport is located at 5202 Brady St. and was reportedly built in the early 1970s. Earlier this year it was decided that this hotel was no longer set to have guests.

According to the Quad Cities times, the Davenport hotel has faced a number of fires, along with safety and health code violations. This has led to the call for its demolition. I've driven past it many times and have seen that the building had clearly began to deteriorate.

It was scheduled for demolition earlier this year, and said demolition began in April. Many involved in this project are excited to see what the future holds for this lot in Davenport.

I drive past this spot every day for work, and over the last month have snagged some pictures of the demolition.

LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs

To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.


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