Celebrate 13 years of Little Village

Little Village is turning 13 years old, and it’s time to celebrate! This year’s party includes bikes, beers, tasty vittles and donations to the Mayor’s Youth Empowerment Program (MYEP). The 13th Anniversary Bike Ride will include stops at a few favorite area haunts: Red’s Ale House, Backpocket Brewing Co. and George’s Buffet. A $25 entry […]

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Your Town Now: Repeal the Drug Tax Stamp law

Your Town Now

Iowa has a law that intends to make drug users plead guilty to a lesser charge or suffer the consequences of prison and a large fine: the Drug Tax Stamp law (DTS), Chapter 453B Code of Iowa. Enacted in 1990, the DTS specifically addresses illegal drugs; all substances legally obtained and sold are exempted, so […]

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Business as Usual: The one about the blow job lady

Business as Usual

I’m stepped out taking a whiz at one of Coralville’s dozen gas stations. Next I make the rounds for water, fresh coffee, smokes. Four hours to go and then I’m out of town for six weeks, maybe longer. I’ve salted away my ducats and am taking my first vacation in years. The counter kid asks, […]

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Your Town Now: Researching the Denver high

That Denver High

Our recent trip to Denver found businesses open, people shopping, clerks running cash registers without apparent error, public transit running smoothly, restaurants serving food, the weather channel reporting local weather and abstract expressionist works hanging evenly on the walls of the Clyfford Still Museum. In response to the question at the front desk “What brings […]

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Savage Love: A hole new world

I am a genetic male with recurrent questions about my gender identity. Straddling desires to maintain my stature in the professional world, keep my wife at my side, and become who I feel like I am, I have experimented with crossdressing, chastity, antiandrogens, and, prior to all that, steroids. While the matrimonial veto has been […]

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Savage Love: Hookup shook up

Savage Love

I’m a 21-year-old straight male, and I’m mildly autistic. This means that I have difficulty picking up on social cues. I’ve learned to manage my disability in most areas of my life, but I’ve recently become concerned about how it pertains to hooking up. My approach to hooking up is how I imagine most other […]

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