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Posted by Jayme Bigger |
Barns and Brews of Johnson County combines beer and history

A little beer can make studying history more fun, so the Johnson County Historical Society is adding stops at local breweries to its 27th annual tour of the county's historic...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
This week in political activism April 12-16

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Iowa...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Celebrate spring by joining a community garden

Community members harvest carrots. -- photo courtesy of New Pioneer Coop Spring is here! What better way to celebrate its arrival than to get your hands dirty outside at a...

Bar’Ber Shop Tavern
Posted by Matthew Byrd |
Flood construction may mean the end for a Coralville bar, and an uncertain future for its employees

A Coralville flood wall will force the closure of The Bar’Ber Shop Tavern -- photo by Adam Burke This summer marks the eighth anniversary of the Iowa Flood of 2008....

The Force Awakens in Eastern Iowa
Posted by Elisabeth Chretien |
The Force is strong with Eastern Iowa families

Photo courtesy of the author Last Thursday night, a man dressed as Obi-Wan Kenobi strode confidently through the lobby of Coralville’s Coral Ridge Cinema. Greeted by shouts of “Cool costume!”...

Posted by Madelyn Rosenberg |
Des Moines-based Tacopocalypse is expanding to Coralville

Popular Des Moines restaurant Tacopocalypse will open a second location in the Iowa City area later this summer, officials from the Iowa River Landing announced...

Trail's End
Posted by Drew Bulman |
Coralville bike shop and lounge set for grand opening

"Any bike that comes in, we’ll be able to fix it," said co-owner Bob Wolff. -- photo by Adam Burke With bicycling season and warmer weather around the corner, Trail’s...

Posted by Jacob Petterson |
Quad Cities Bicycle Club to offer course for RAGBRAI rookies

RAGBRAI XLIII is set to kick off July 19 and many Iowa-area cyclists are already preparing. The route of the yearly bicycle tour was announced...