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Posted by Dawn Frary | Mar 20, 2013

Do you like good, clean, organic food? Does supporting local charities and businesses give you the warm fuzzies? Are you a New Pioneer Co-op member who has received your annual...

Zappos-bound
Posted by Little Village | Mar 19, 2013

The following is part two in a series detailing the efforts of UI students as they work alongside influential Las Vegas entrepreneurs, including Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, to help reimagine...

Downtown Vegas
Posted by David Gould | Mar 18, 2013

Faced with a senior design project, Avery Bang and four of her civil and environmental engineering classmates proposed a radical idea to their professor: “What if we actually built something?”...

Skye Carrasco
Posted by Brian Prugh | Mar 15, 2013

News of a potential lease termination for Public Space One (129 E. Washington), raised a lot of questions about the future of non-commercial art downtown. Here, we ask PS1 Director...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Dr. Star | Mar 15, 2013

March brings more, occasionally frantic maneuvering as we maneuver to keep finances, relationships and careers on course. And we tend to be affected by each other’s moods more easily than...

Eble Music
Posted by Thomas Dean | Mar 11, 2013

Last week at Eble Music, I picked up the next piece my daughter, Sylvia, will be working on for her saxophone lessons, Alfred Desenclos’s “Prélude, cadence, et finale.” As I...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Mar 6, 2013

Public Space One (PS1) Director John Engelbrecht released a video Tuesday detailing current efforts to retain, or at least extend, PS1's presence in the historic Jefferson Building. Located on the...

Your Town Now
Posted by Zach Tilly and Skaaren Cosse | Mar 4, 2013

The City Council requested a decision-making matrix, then, according to one member of the Council, opted not to use it. The Iowa City Council's 5-1 decision last month to move...

Posted by Dawn Frary | Mar 4, 2013

The basic premise of a CSA is this: Patrons become members of a CSA by purchasing a share of a farm. In return for paid membership, they receive a weekly...

Posted by Megan O'Brien | Feb 27, 2013

Although this particular diagnosis cannot be found in medical textbooks, the syndrome's effects are very real. My former accompanist and vocal coach, Marcelina Turcano, first coined this phrase during a...

Posted by Wayne Diamante | Feb 27, 2013

For over six months, Wayne Diamante has been the name you trust when it comes to money matters; tampon advice; which brand of hip replacement is best; dealing with the...

Posted by Vik Patel and Matt Sowada | Feb 25, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, had the House not kicked the fiscal can just a little bit further down the road to May, the country would have once again been...

Posted by Vic Pasternak | Feb 14, 2013

I wheel for the curb to snatch a flag at the Deadwood, a shivery black dude waving twenties overhead, international sign for “Avoid Me.” I also see too late a...

Posted by Marlin Ingalls | Feb 14, 2013

IF THESE WALLS COULD TALKThe Bositck House at115 N. Gilbert St. In the old residential neighborhood located along the 300 block of East Jefferson Street and the 200 block of...