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Emma Husar

Posted by Emma Husar | Aug 16, 2017

A cardboard ban will kick into effect Jan. 2, 2018 in an effort to keep about 14,500 tons of cardboard waste out of the Iowa City Landfill. The ban is...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 25, 2017

Now that first phase of construction on Riverfront Crossings Park is well underway, work on phase two — an extensive nature play area — is projected to begin in September,...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 24, 2017

The Black Hawk Mini Park in downtown Iowa City will host a temporary art installation called the Prairie Box designed by Hannah Givler, a sculpture and design instructor at the...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 20, 2017

City officials hope to focus on making biking more accessible to all Iowa City residents as a part of the bicycle master plan -- an effort to make the city...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 27, 2017

The Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) has come a long way since its inception in 1984. The organization celebrated its latest expansion with the opening of a new co-working...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 22, 2017

Two construction projects are planned for Iowa City parks: one to renovate the cabins in City Park, and another to replace a shelter and restrooms in Happy Hollow Park.

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 22, 2017

Asthma and other health issues are disproportionately high in Iowa City’s low-income neighborhoods, an issue the city is working to address through an ongoing grant project.

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 19, 2017

Kingsley Botchway kicked off his campaign for reelection to his at-large Iowa City Council seat with an event at Big Grove Brewery and Taproom last Friday. As people gathered in...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 9, 2017

New rental and building permits for some areas of Iowa City will be put on hold following the passage of a six-and-a-half-month moratorium during a special meeting Thursday morning. The...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 8, 2017

Following news during the Tuesday Iowa City Council meeting that designated senior housing would no longer be possible at a planned multi-use building on the corner of Linn and Market...

Posted by Emma Husar | Jun 7, 2017

The Iowa City Council approved funding amounting to nearly $3 million for the first phase of the Riverfront Crossings Park during its Tuesday, June 6 meeting.

Posted by Emma Husar | May 8, 2017

Iowa City's Northside neighborhood might see a new, taller addition to the landscape if the Iowa City Council goes forward with a zoning change that would eliminate current parking requirements...

Posted by Emma Husar | Apr 20, 2017

The Iowa City Police Department is working to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities, Iowa...

Posted by Emma Husar | Apr 1, 2017

The new Big Grove Brewery and Taproom, 1225 S Gilbert St, aims for a homey feel; but unlike the conventional home, it brews its own craft beer, is staffed by...

Posted by Emma Husar | Mar 23, 2017

Iowa city council members discussed ways to make Iowa City greener -- including moving forward with a climate action steering committee, making the city more bicycle friendly and making it...

Posted by Emma Husar | Mar 7, 2017

Issues of affordable housing and discussions about creating an accessible, inclusive community took the forefront Monday evening as Mazahir Salih, the current president of the Center for Worker Justice of...