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Posted by Dr. Star | Feb 14, 2013

FOR EVERYONE: February is a tipping point. Scarcely anyone doubts that major changes are urgently needed. At the same time, though, everyone knows that those in power are against the...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Feb 14, 2013

I like to think of this time of year as “in deep.” As I write in late January, no snow is on the ground, and we have had our share...

Posted by Angus MacKay | Feb 5, 2013

RAGBRAI 2012Photos by Ginger Walsh On Saturday, Jan. 26th, the route for the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) was announced in Des Moines. The ride is the...

Posted by Jill Bodach | Jan 30, 2013

  FRIENDS IN NEEDJanuary 14 marked the opening of the Iowa Humane Alliance in Cedar Rapids. As I sit down to talk to Mary Blount, executive director of the Iowa...

Posted by Vik Patel and Matt Sowada | Jan 30, 2013

In light of the upcoming changes in President Obama's cabinet  as well as the United Nation's recent estimate of 60,000 deaths in the ongoing conflict in Syria, this is the time...

Posted by Zach Tilly and Skaaren Cosse | Jan 30, 2013

CANNIBAL CORPSEAfter Coralville poached Von Maur from the Sycamore Mall, area towns agreed they ought to play nicer. The collective brass of the Iowa City-Coralville-North Liberty Commerce Triangle are hard...

Posted by Wayne Diamante | Jan 28, 2013

Tolerated misanthrope and bathrobe aficionado, Wayne Diamante, scours his pots and pans for answers to his readers’ questions in this installment of Pro Tips with Wayne Diamante. Actually, not so...

Posted by Dr. Jason Bradley | Jan 24, 2013

The timing of Valentine’s Day couldn’t be any worse. Need proof? Just go take a look in the mirror: Pasty, white, dry skin. Dull, lifeless hair. Those twelve pounds of christmas...

Posted by Patrick Dolan | Jan 22, 2013

In the early '90s, I volunteered for ICARE (Iowa City AIDS Resources and Education), which was then an independent grassroots organization devoted to supporting people with HIV/AIDS in the community....

Posted by Dr. Star | Jan 18, 2013

FOR EVERYONE—Everything is shifting and it will continue to do shift for the foreseeable future. Most of it is for the better. But this constant shifting leaves us to adjust,...

Posted by Maeve Clark | Jan 10, 2013

Dozens of literature-related children’s activities will highlight the second annual One Book Two Book festival, Jan. 11-13, 2013, in and around Iowa City. Dubbed “A Celebration of Children’s Literature in...

Posted by Adrianne Behning | Jan 1, 2013

Now that the ball has dropped and a great many of us are beginning 2013 nursing hard-earned hangovers, it's time to pause for a moment and reflect on the year...

Posted by Maeve Clark | Dec 25, 2012

Update: Alas, Little Village readers, I have made a mistake.  I misunderstood the docents at the wonderful Alphonse Mucha exhibit and relayed the wrong information about the exhibit's final date. ...

Posted by Maeve Clark | Dec 22, 2012

It has happened, I just caught myself pushing Nellie aside and saying to her, get out of my way, I need my fuel.  That fuel would be coffee and Nellie...