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Eleanore Taft

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.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 5, 2017

The United Methodist Church and Rev. Anna Blaedel, Executive Director and Campus Minister at the Wesley Center, have come to a "just resolution" of a complaint the church filed against...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 2, 2017

The owners of Mami's Authentic will close their current Iowa City location and open a new restaurant, Estella's, sometime in late August or early September. The new Mexican food joint...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 2, 2017

Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, a restaurant on the westside of Iowa City specializing in sushi and hibachi, will soon be closing, owner Kyle Chen said.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 31, 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.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Sonny's Northside Tap owners Cassie and Tracy Barkalow purchased the 208 N Linn St space next door, formerly occupied by Taste of China. They plan to expand Sonny's into that...