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Eleanore Taft

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...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Author and former University of Iowa Writers Workshop alum and faculty member Denis Johnson passed away Wednesday at the age of 67.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, novelist, illustrator, screenwriter and producer and former Iowa City resident Berkeley Breathed pranked his fans yesterday by posting a threatening letter on his Facebook page ostensibly written...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 25, 2017

Trespassing charges against five local members of 100 Grannies for a Livable Future were dismissed by Lee County Judge Gary Noneman on Monday. The Grannies were arrested last fall for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 22, 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 19, 2017

The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle lawsuits by former field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum and former Associate Athletics Director Jane Meyer who said that they were...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 19, 2017

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced this week they will close clinics in the Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk and Sioux City as a result of funding cuts passed by the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 18, 2017

RBD Iowa LLC, owner of the Sheraton hotel in Iowa City, is in the process of negotiating a sale to AJ Capital Partners, owner of Graduate Hotels. The hotel, rebranded...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 17, 2017

Local disability rights activists Harry Olmstead and Geoffrey Ford are teaming up with University of Iowa students, city officials and other community partners to survey downtown Iowa City restaurants for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 15, 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. Dr...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 13, 2017

Celebrate Bike to Work Week with a wide range of events in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Coralville and North Liberty.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 8, 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. Kate...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 8, 2017

Neighbors, school board members, teachers and administrators met at Horace Mann Elementary in Iowa City Tuesday, May 2 to compare plans for a proposed update of the 100-year-old facility to...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 5, 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County hosts the largest fundraiser for mental health in the area this Saturday: its 13th annual 5k walk at Terry Trueblood...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 5, 2017

The People’s Climate March took place Saturday, April 29 in Washington, D.C. Some Iowans participated there, others took part in sister marches in towns like Iowa City and one group...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 1, 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.