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Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jun 8, 2010

Henri Harper filled a difficult position at Iowa City's City High School for the last 11 years as the juvenile court liaison, helping students transition back into the classroom after...

Posted by Yale Cohn | Jun 8, 2010

I first realized adults live lives quite different from children when I was 10 or so and asked one of my father's employees what his plans were for the summer....

Posted by Thomas Dean | Jun 8, 2010

In the raging underage/binge drinking debate in Iowa City, a couple of familiar refrains keep singing: “You can’t change the drinking culture,” and “Downtown Iowa City’s economy will collapse,” the...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett | Jun 4, 2010

Commentary: June/July 2010 ~ Two years ago in June, the water began creeping. The rain didn’t stop and the water creeped and creeped. Everyone we knew still went to work,...

Posted by Bonkuya Jiles | Jun 4, 2010

“Stand up and introduce yourself,” said Mrs. B. “Umm…Hi, my name is Bonkuya. Nice to meet you all,” I said. These were the first words to have ever exited my...

Posted by Erin Tiesman | Jun 4, 2010

Features: June/July 2010~ It’s a seemingly simple solution. Need more women in leadership roles? Then hire more of them, right? Wrong. According to Kelly Thornburg, coordinator of Iowa N.E.W. Leadership,...

Posted by Erin Tiesman | Jun 4, 2010

Features: June/July 2010~ On a chilly, rainy afternoon in May, two young Iowa City women searched downtown and the pedestrian mall for a place to get a cheap manicure. It’s...

Posted by Dr. Star | Jun 4, 2010

Astrology: June 2010~ FOR EVERYONE ~ The road to somewhere new. June's vibes will tear up all roads leading to the past and break our links with life as we...

Posted by admin | May 28, 2010

Greetings Iowa City! The deadline has almost arrived and we've received some terrific submissions thus far. We thought we'd share the following roast by Tom Dean to help keep those...

Posted by Dr. Star | May 3, 2010

Stars Over Iowa City: May 2010 - FOR EVERYONE ~ The future is kicking in. Pressures are ratcheting up, the pace of change is increasing. Also, the general level of...

Posted by admin | May 3, 2010

Flip through Little Village Magazine, Issue 92.

Posted by Kent Williams | May 3, 2010

Once again, the busybodies have stormed the Barricades of Fun, and managed to pass a 21-only ordinance for bars. While I respect the sincerity of their good intentions, I think...

Posted by Erin E. McCuskey | May 3, 2010

Iowa City is in the midst of a cultural identity crisis. With the passing of a 21-only ordinance by the city council on April 6, it seems the like the...

Posted by Yale Cohn | May 3, 2010

Photos by Ofer Sivan I am in a large, crowded and noisy room watching a group of women on roller skates delivering powerful and cringe-inducing hits to one another and...

Posted by Kelly Ostrem | May 3, 2010

Iowa City residents want a few things. They want alternative modes of transportation and a safe, comprehensive bike path that loops throughout Johnson County. At least they wanted these things...

Posted by Thomas Dean | May 3, 2010

It’s a beautiful early spring Saturday, the day before Easter, in fact. The temperature will probably see 70 today, an early gift of the summer to come. The sunshine on...