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New Pi Co-op Café coming to the Coralville Public Library

Visitors to the Coralville Public Library who are hungry for more than just knowledge will soon be able to snag a sweet roll or a salad, in addition to books and media. New Pioneer Food Co-op announced on Thursday it will be opening New Pi Co-op Café in the space at the library previously occupied by Caffe Crema. […]

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New restaurants and other changes on the local food scene in 2017

Fifteen restaurants — serving everything from burritos to bao — opened in the Iowa City area this year. Some were entirely new ventures, some belonged to local favorites that expanded (you no longer have to go downtown to get a pie shake). Taking a big step beyond its NewBo District coffee shop in Cedar Rapids, Brewhemia started distributing its nitro coffee throughout the corridor. And in Iowa City, a new, locally-owned food delivery was launched, to provide an alternative to big, national services like GrubHub. […]

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Marquee Pizzeria and Bar brings Italian flavors and late-night hours to Iowa River Landing

Marquee Pizzeria & Bar brings a “Brooklyn meets Little Italy” atmosphere, communal dining and brick oven pizza to the Iowa River Landing this fall. From their tables, guests will watch Neapolitan-style thin-crust pizzas crisp in the brick oven, which is on its way to Coralville from Medina, Italy. There will be 10-12 pizzas on the […]

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Coralville gets bronze for bicycle friendliness

Coralville earned a bronze from the League of American Bicyclists for its bicycle friendliness, making it the eighth Iowan community to received a ranking from the league. “We’re excited,” said Sherri Proud, the director of parks and recreation for the city of Coralville. Proud said the city has been working on compiling information and statistics […]

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