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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Aug 11, 2017

The Iowa City Community School District has been grappling with questions of accessibility on school playgrounds, with parents like Melissa Krishnan, whose 9-year-old son Isaiah uses a wheelchair, advocating for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 29, 2017

Jazz Fest takes over downtown Iowa City this weekend with art, activities, food and drink and dozens of musicians. The event features a main stage with national and international performers,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 28, 2017

Photo by Karen Desuyo Cedar Rapid's Pride festival is blowing up this year with a full week of events from Sunday, July 2 through Sunday, July 9. Saturday's main event,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 28, 2017

Iowa City's Emily Maxwell never expected to find herself racing sled dogs in the Iditarod. But this year she completed a 200-mile and two 300-mile qualifying races, and if she...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 27, 2017

Feeling frustrated with the state of your community, state and nation? Action is the antidote to despair. This week join an organization that fights for issues you care about, hold...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 22, 2017

Complacency getting you down? Get up, get out and get involved around Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Protesters unfurl a banner that reads "Iowa Says No Hate" shortly before being...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 22, 2017

Plum Grove, the 1844 home of the first territorial governor of Iowa Robert Lucas and his wife Friendly, still anchors the neighborhood of Lucas Farms in Iowa City. The Lucas...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 15, 2017

The first annual Eastern Iowa Refugee Summit will begin Friday morning and go through Saturday afternoon with a series of discussions and events aimed at celebrating the various cultures refugees...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 14, 2017

Go walking in a wiener wonderland this weekend (both sausage and canine) at the third annual Amana Colonies Wurst Festival, which introduces a new attraction this year: the Dachshund Derby....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 12, 2017

Complacency getting you down? Get up, get out and get involved around Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 9, 2017

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Thursday, June 8 committing to honor the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change from which President Donald Trump recently...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 9, 2017

Iowa City's efforts to cut back on spraying pesticides on public lands and school grounds have been recognized by Good Neighbor Iowa, a statewide project through the University of Northern...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 7, 2017

Brewlab in Iowa City will close its doors tomorrow, June 8, at midnight. Until then, fill your growler for $7 or have a pint for $3 and say goodbye to...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 5, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week.