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Posted by Eleanore Taft |
27th annual Jazz Fest hits Iowa City this weekend

Jazz Fest takes over downtown Iowa City this weekend with art, activities, food and drink and dozens of musicians. The event features a main stage with national and international performers,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Accessibility survey of downtown Iowa City restaurants in the works

Local disability rights activists Harry Olmstead and Geoffrey Ford are teaming up with University of Iowa students, city officials and other community partners to survey downtown Iowa City restaurants for...

Scout, Zak Neumann
Posted by Simeon Talley |
What’s next for Scout Men’s Store?

Scout Men's Wear is a sleek, contemporary addition to the Washington St. shops and restaurants. Scout Closing Sale Scout Men's Store -- Thursday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 13 The...

Posted by Simeon Talley |
Staff picks: 2016 Witching Hour festival

  Downtown Iowa City -- Friday, Nov. 4 - Saturday, Nov. 5 Tickets available here Let's just preface this by saying you should attend as many Witching Hour festival events as...

Posted by Kelli Ebensberger |
Moss urban garden boutique to open in downtown Iowa City

Moss Soft Launch Moss (112 E. Washington St.) -- Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. Moss, a new decor store, is opening up in downtown Iowa City on Washington St.,...

Scout Clothing
Posted by Kelli Ebensberger |
Men’s clothing store opens this week in downtown Iowa City

Scout Men's Store, Sneak Peek Scout Men's Store (124 E. Washington St.) -- Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Image courtesy of Scout A new contemporary men's retailer is coming...

Trump Protest
Posted by Frank Weirich |
Protesters gather on the Ped Mall to take action against Donald Trump

Undeterred by the blistering heat, a group of protesters took to the Ped Mall today to protest against the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his divisive rhetoric. Members of...

Posted by Jared Krauss |
Frugal Finds: Your guide to enjoying the after-happy hour in downtown Iowa City

Photo by Jared Krauss In my years at the University of Iowa as an under-paid student employee, I developed a keen eye for the frugal finds of Iowa City’s downtown....

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Police: Armed Missouri man pulls out loaded gun magazine at Ped Mall bar, gets into scuffle with staff

Photo by Adam Burke A man from Bowling Green, Missouri was arrested Wednesday night in the Ped Mall after allegedly pulling out a loaded gun magazine while being kicked out...

downtown iowa city - Photo by Britt Fowler
Posted by Nate Kaeding |
Op-ed: A year on the job with the Iowa City Downtown District

Photo by Britt Fowler Imagine you’re a time traveler visiting current-day downtown Iowa City from an earlier time. Upon exiting your DeLorean, parked in front of the Airliner, you walk...

Posted by LV Promotions |
Lineup announced: Little Village presents Mission Boutique on Saturday, April 9

Barry Phipps performs at RSVP during Mission Boutique 2015. -- photo by Matt Steele On Saturday, April 9 an exciting mix of musicians and writers will offer free pop-up readings...

Posted by Letters |
Letter to the Editor: Local businesses support Conroy, Dobyns, McDonough and Payne in Nov. 3 City Council election

Local business owners enjoin citizens to "Vote for fresh voices [and] independent thinkers for Iowa City Council" -- photo by Adam Burke By Catherine Champion Downtown Iowa City is a...

UR Here
Posted by Thomas Dean |
UR Here: The place is what’s Important

Illustration by Erin Weitzell “If you build it, they will come” is baloney. Perhaps it’s heresy to question a platitude from one of Iowa’s sacred texts. But the ghostly voice...

Posted by Kara Haar |
Fireball recall raises health concerns for Iowa City

Servers at Martini's Bar in Iowa City estimate an average consumption of sixty to ninety Liters of Fireball Whiskey per weekend. -- photo by Ted Van Pelt via Flickr Creative...