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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 18, 2017

Kids wrote about their dreams, families, injustices they’d seen at school and anything else that moved them for an "I Have a Dream” wall during the Jan. 16, 2017 celebration...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 11, 2017

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 29, 2016

The Iowa Children's Museum will host a "Noon Year's Eve" party. -- photo by Adam Burke Looking for some family-friendly fun this weekend? The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 21, 2016

Volunteers Shannen Johnson, Nancy Haggerty and Marin Swesey bag holiday groceries at the Johnson County Crisis Center Tuesday. -- photo by Eleanore Taft The Johnson County Crisis Center was packed...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 15, 2016

Fashion to the Rescue Iowa River Landing -- Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Bobber, dog model. Bobber loves tennis balls and swimming. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Animal...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 8, 2016

Students organized a rally on the University of Iowa Pentacrest on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2016 in support of the the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. — photo by...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 1, 2016

Participants in the Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 action sign letters to executives of Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank, asking them to pull out their investments in companies funding the pipeline....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Nov 18, 2016

Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan and Sergio A-wan of the Center for Worker Justice hold up a resolution to support and protect all residents. Photo by Eleanore Taft The Johnson...

Free Lunch Program. photo by Zak Neumann
Posted by Eleanore Taft | Nov 15, 2016

Sandwiches are prepared for the Free Lunch Program at 1105 S. Gilbert Ct. kitchen--photo by Zak Neumann Gathering with others to share a traditional meal is at the heart of...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Oct 12, 2016

Kids learn about healthy local food at a Farm to School farm stand. -- photo by Eleanore Taft A mobile food pantry run by the Crisis Center of Johnson County...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Oct 10, 2016

After the camp disbanded on Thursday, Mississippi Stand activists gathered by the river for prayers and songs. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Activists camping near Montrose, Iowa to protest the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Sep 30, 2016

Heartland Bombshells Blue Moose Tap House -- Friday, Sept. 30; doors at 8 p.m. Heartland Bombshells founder Auralie Wilde -- photo courtesy of Heartland Bombshells Burlesque has exploded nationwide in...

City Hall
Posted by Eleanore Taft | Sep 28, 2016

Charter Amendment Forum Iowa City City Hall -- Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Photo by Drew Bulman Those curious about a ballot measure that would decrease the number of...

Zak Neumann, Dakota Access Pipeline, Bakken Pipeline
Posted by Eleanore Taft | Sep 21, 2016

Protesters obstruct the entrance to the pipeline worksite in Sandusky on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Nebi Bemetesiani (Water is Life) Rally Pentacrest -- Thursday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. The...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Sep 21, 2016

Cedar Ridge Single Barrel shown at Iowa Chop House in Iowa City. -- photo by Eleanore TaftNo need to travel far to get good whiskey. Swisher’s own Cedar Ridge Distillery...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Sep 14, 2016

The Heartland Bombshells Blue Moose Tap House -- Friday, Sept. 30; doors at 8 p.m. The Honeymoon Tour Gabe's -- Wednesday, Oct. 5; doors at 8 p.m. Photo via Heartland...