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Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 25, 2017

Now that first phase of construction on Riverfront Crossings Park is well underway, work on phase two — an extensive nature play area — is projected to begin in September,...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 24, 2017

Iowa City's nine-day Rummage in the Ramp kicks off on Wednesday at the Chauncey Swan Parking ramp, and this year, rummagers can win money by turning their purchases into art.

Posted by Cheryl Graham | Jul 22, 2017

A marriage proposal in the front row. A nine-months pregnant woman a few chairs back from me. A family of four in matching home-sewn Sgt. Peppers outfits, dancing and singing...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 21, 2017

The Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids), a longtime resource to nature enthusiasts, has recently updated and upgraded its campus. As part of that effort, the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

After a Des Moines jury decided Iowa State Senate Republicans violated sexual harassment, discrimination and anti-retaliation laws, Senate Republican leader Bill Dix released a statement saying the jury was wrong...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 18, 2017

There's no racial disparity in which drivers get pulled over by police in Dubuque. But things change once a traffic stop occurs.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 15, 2017

Both KGAN (CBS 2) and KXFA (Fox 28) will be increasing the amount of Trump-friendly news commentary they broadcast. Neither station has a choice in the matter. Sinclair Broadcasting Group,...

Posted by Julia Davis | Jul 11, 2017

It may be 2017, but tonight drag queen Roxie Mess is channeling her inner ’80s superstar. From the moment she takes the stage, she controls the crowd at Studio 13,...

Posted by Michael Stenerson | Jul 11, 2017

Last month, photographer Michael Stenerson spent an afternoon with three local vintage purveyors. While sifting through their extensive archives for this shoot, they chatted about how they fell into thrifting...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jul 11, 2017

Aseethe, the Iowa City band made up of Brian Barr and Eric Dierks, has been kicking around the Midwest heavy music scene for a few years now, with an evolving...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jul 6, 2017

This Sunday, July 9, documentarian David Byars is bringing his incendiary new film, No Man’s Land, to FilmScene as part of the Vino Vérité series, presented by FilmScene, 'Little Village'...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 3, 2017

Leslie Charipar is facing cancer by doing what she does best: creating. -- photo courtesy of Leslie Charipar By any measure, Leslie Charipar has lived through a couple of lousy...

Posted by Julia Davis | Jun 20, 2017

Leading the way Community organizer Hanadi Elshazali in front of her office. Photo by Zak Neumann Hanadi Elshazali will always remember what it felt like to go to work on...

Posted by Ari Ariel | Jun 20, 2017

Food and identity are inextricably linked. This is both cliché and absolutely true. It is not surprising then that people get angry when others appropriate the foods that they identify...

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Jun 20, 2017

Before the table is set and the salad is tossed, dinner with the Graf-Sherburne family begins with a bicycle ride -- training wheels optional.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 6, 2017

When he’s excited about a subject, Kwame Alexander speaks in a rapid-fire flow, an improvised musical line that takes a theme and mines it for meaning and possibility. Take, for...