2021 is coming to an end and as we prepare for 2022, it's fun to look back at the past year to see all the craziness that happened. There was a lot that happened in 2021 in the Quad Cities but we are looking back at the stories you clicked on, shared, and read on the B100 App and b100quadcities.com.
It's hard to believe that 2021 is almost over. A year that felt like it took forever to end also felt like a year that zipped right before our eyes. The COVID-19 pandemic remained a major issue in 2021, and most likely will in 2022; Pitbull came to town, insanely expensive and awesome houses were on the market, and so much more happened.
To make this list, we looked at the top 10 articles written on the B100 App and b100quadcities.com. We looked at how many page views each article had, ranked them accordingly, and came up with this list. We know that there was a lot of stuff that happened in 2021 that isn't on this list, but there are only 10 spots.
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Every article on this list was a story or something that happened in 2021. There wasn't a single COVID-19 article that even made the top 100, so there is no need to worry about coming across an article like that.
Thank you, Quad Cities for enjoying the news, houses for sale, Pitbull news, and all of the entertaining articles we've written in 2021. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting 2022! Enjoy the top 10 stories in 2021 from the Quad Cities #1 Hit Music Station, B100!
Mississippi Valley Fair news is always exciting to share. We are ending 2021 knowing 5 of the 6 grandstand acts coming to the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair. Here is who we know is coming in 2022 to the Mississippi Valley Fair so far:
Kid Rock will take the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair Grandstand Stage on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 - TBD
Jimmie Allen will take the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair Grandstand Stage on Thursday, August 4th, 2022.
Carly Pearce will be next to take the Grandstand Stage on Friday, August 5th, 2022.
Brantley Gilbert will be next to take the Grandstand Stage on Saturday, August 6th, 2022.
And wrapping up the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair on Sunday, August 7th; he was at the Mississippi Valley Fair in 2018, Toby Keith!
Pitbull killed it at the 2021 Mississippi Valley Fair. That got us wondering, which pop artist would you like to see at the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair? We asked, and you gave up a lot of answers that we narrowed down to the top 5.
This mansion in LeClaire mansion was a fun one to show you in 2021. It has a basketball court, movie theater, and at one point was on the market for $1.249 million. The price has since been reduced to less than $1 million.
Remember when "Pitbull" showed up to a Quinceañera in Eldridge after his performance at the 2021 Mississippi Valley Fair? It clearly wasn't him, but it had us all fooled for a brief moment. It was also really good timing to make a fake video like that.
The second-most viewed article from B100 in 2021 was a look inside the home of the late Happy Joe. The house is now pending, but it was really cool to see the inside the home of a man that has brought joy and full tummies to so many.
We've reached #1. This article was viewed over a quarter of a million times for obvious reasons. This house, which is still for sale, is on the market for $2.5 million in Bellevue, IA. The pool, the stage, the bar, all of it is just insane. The house is still on the market. We also know that Bellevue isn't really in the Quad Cities area, but it's a super dope house and clearly, you loved looking at it.
Look: The Illinois House As Black As Your Soul
A mysterious black octagon-shaped home has been completely redone and is ready for you to move in.
If you are looking for color if your life, this one isn't for you. Can you find the two spots of red in the house below? One is simply there for safety reasons.
100 Interesting Facts About The Quad Cities You May Or May Not Know
The Quad Cities is filled with a very rich history. From inventions to crossing the Mississippi River, to American Presidents and Walt Disney, there are many facts about the Quad Cities that many people do not know. While there are many more stories and facts to share about the Quad Cities, you'll find in these 100 facts that all roads, somehow, lead back to the Quad Cities.