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Posted by Drew Bulman |
Behold, the future of parking downtown

Visitors of downtown Iowa City may have noticed some shiny new parking meters in recent days. As part of a parking meter pilot program, city officials have temporarily installed meter...

FBI Headquarters
Posted by Edward Hall |
Letter to the editor: “Terrorism”

Monday was a busy day. Since I don’t have a smart phone, I was forced to get my news about the bombings in Boston second-hand. I asked a classmate if...

Revenge of the Electric Car
Posted by Drew Bulman |
The electric car gets its revenge

With 30 new models introduced since 2010, The electric car has enjoyed quite a resurgence in recent years. Though this infrastructure-intensive vehicle might seem a bit more illusive to those...

Neil Degrasse Tyson
Posted by Drew Bulman |
Join astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson tonight at the IMU

Astrophysicist Neil de Grasse Tyson will visit the Iowa Memorial Union's Main Lounge tonight at 7:30 p.m. a for a free lecture and book signing presented by the The University...

Hygge
Posted by Thomas Dean |
UR Here: Home is where the hygge is

Hygge (roughly pronounced hö-geh, though with a little more “oo” on that umlauted o) is a Danish word that defies English translation. Its closest Anglo analogue is probably cozy, but...

Peter Nicks
Posted by Drew Bulman |
Emmy-winning filmmaker Peter Nicks in town for free screening, Q&A

Director, producer and cinematographer Peter Nicks will attend a free screening of his documentary Waiting Room this evening, a vivid look behind the scenes...

Bill Sackter
Posted by Megan Ranegar |
Bill Sackter’s Centennial Celebration at Uptown Bill’s & Wild Bill’s Coffeeshop

Iowa icon Bill Sackter showed us the possibilities of living with a disability. Named Handicapped Iowan of the Year in 1976, he made a name for himself as a proprietor...

Issue 130
Posted by Little Village |
Find out what’s inside Little Village issue 130, April 3-17

Browse through issue 130 of Little Village and find out what's happening in the Iowa City area and beyond.

Tim Quirk
Posted by Drew Bulman |
Tim Quirk of Google Play to speak tonight

Tonight, Google Play Head of Global Content Programming Tim Quirk will be giving a free lecture in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber. Before arriving at Google Play, Quirk worked as...

Las Vegas
Posted by Little Village |
Reimagining Downtown: The next step

After a semester of anticipation the day was finally here where we met the man who was making this all possible: Tony Hsieh. We entered the morning in shark infested...

Conan the Barbarian
Posted by Wayne Diamante |
Pro Tips with Wayne Diamante

Home stereo equipment expert and noted celebrity juice-machine huckster Wayne Diamante is once again at your service in this edition of PRO-TIPS, starring Wayne Diamante!

Iowa City Buses
Posted by Raquel Baker |
Community: There ought to be a law…and a bus.

“This is my home and I love it,” Marquez said. “My children have been raised here, and I want my children to be good citizens who are educated.” Still, she...

Your Town Now
Your Town Now: Neighborhood Nirvana

In an unprecedented meeting on Feb. 26, representatives of the City of Iowa City and the University of Iowa student government (UISG) sat down to discuss student concerns, namely with...

American Reason
American Reason: Beyond Border Security

The "DREAM" in DREAM Act stands for, "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors." With his failure to get the Dream Act passed, President Obama was unable to deliver on...