Artful Office joins Shoppes on 2nd


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 5:48 pm
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A ribbon-cutting will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at The Artful Office, a new business in The Shoppes on 2nd, a retail incubator at 1700 2nd Ave., Suite 1, Rock Island.
The Artful Office, owned by Nichole Jones, offers items for people who want to turn their office,business, or dorm into meaningful and functional workspace. It includesitems repurposed for the desktop, iPhone and iPad accessories, sustainablepaper supplies, and handmade art prints.
Services available include websiteand social media setup, classes on selling online and setting up afully functioning iPad cash register.
Hours forThe Shoppes on 2nd are11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Shops are closed Sunday and Monday.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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