Spiritual Awareness Day
Posted by Shauna McKnight |
Illuminations hosting Spiritual Awareness Day to promote religious tolerance

Illuminations Healing and Arts Center in Cedar Rapids is hosting a Spiritual Awareness Day, featuring 10 religious speakers from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Saturday...

The Youth Off-Road Riders Cycling Program
Posted by Shauna McKnight |
Neighborhood Center to hold silent auction to benefit youth cycling program

The Youth Off-Road Riders Cycling Program of the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County is hosting a silent auction on Friday March 7 at the Terry Trueblood...

Brian and Lesley Tripplet
Posted by Shauna McKnight |
IC couple keeps the spirit of Jack Kerouac alive with coast-to-coast ‘bus adventure’ startup

What is the quintessential American experience? Is it a cheeseburger at a backyard barbecue? Watching the sunset over the Grand Canyon? Gazing at the...

Iowa high school confessions explode on Twitter
Posted by Drew Bulman |
‘Iowa High School Confessions’ debuts on Twitter, proves that teenagers are still the worst

A Twitter account soliciting confessions from Iowa high school students popped up on January 19. Within 24 hours, the account had published nearly 300 "confessions"...

The 1105 Project gets a new source of funding by virtue of the Iowa City City Council.
Posted by Drew Bulman |
City Council issues $100,000 challenge grant in support of 1105 project

There’s never been a better time to support The 1105 Project thanks to a resolution passed last week by the Iowa City City Council. The Iowa City City Council...

Posted by Patrick Dolan |
Class on MLK Day: What message is the Iowa City Community School District sending?

A thought experiment. Imagine for a moment what would happen if Iowa Citians read the following in the Daily Iowan: While many community members...

Iowa House Democrats introduce bill to raise the state's minimum wage
Posted by Drew Bulman |
Iowa House Democrats introduce bill that would raise minimum wage to $10.10

Iowa House Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that, if passed, would incrementally increase Iowa’s minimum wage over the next two years, culminating...

Posted by Shauna McKnight |
Iowa activist Ed Fallon organizes nationwide ‘March for Climate Action’

Iowa politician and activist Ed Fallon is organizing The Great March for Climate Action, an eight-month, cross-country demonstration to raise awareness about...

Your Town Now
Your Town Now: Iowa City’s 2014 Outlook

2014 is the year for the next review of the Iowa City Charter -- photo by Rachel Jessen Having appreciated “Auld Lang Syne,” it’s time now, in the cold light...

Pro Tips!
Posted by Wayne Diamante |
Pro Tips with Wayne Diamante: 2014 predictions

Can Wayne interest you in some (strange) predictions for 2014? Happy New Year from Pro-Tips with Wayne Diamante! As I sit composing this, gazing through the southern window of my...

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Branstad on Christie’s handling of bridge scandal: ‘That is what I call leadership’

Amid the fallout of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s bridge scandal, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad rose to the embroiled governor’s defense. When asked about...

Sycamore Mall's Winter Market
Posted by Stephanie Catlett |
Two winter markets keep IC shopping fresh

The Sycamore Mall hosts a Winter Farmers Market every Saturday through April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Little Village would like to take this opportunity to remind local...

Posted by Astrology Forecast |
Astrology forecast for January 2013

You can blame it on the coming full moon. You can blame it on the gorgeous storm or the epic dream or the haunting song or the suffering you're struggling...

Bitcoins: here to stay?
Posted by Shauna McKnight |
Bitcoin or bust: Local experts explain controversial currency

Bitcoin is a global currency -- no exchange rates required. -- photo courtesy of BTC Keychain Since their introduction in 2009, Bitcoin has managed to confuse nearly everyone. The virtual...