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Posted by Paul Brennan |
Forbidden Planet’s arcade games are going up for sale

After Forbidden Planet, the downtown Iowa City pizza arcade, announced it was closing, one of the most often asked questions was what would happen to its pinball machines and arcade...

Posted by Matthew Steele |
Forbidden Planet will close next week and reopen with a new concept and name

Forbidden Planet owner Tommy Connolly took to Facebook this afternoon to announce that the downtown Iowa City pizza arcade will be closing its doors for good next week. Responding to...

Posted by Casey Wagner |
Jim Beam and Mission Creek team up with Iowa City restaurants for festival cocktail offerings

Those enjoying the musical performances, literary readings and film screenings during the Mission Creek Festival can also wet their whistles with signature cocktails crafted by local mixologists. In partnership with...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
The Pizza Top-10: Ranking the best pies in Hawktown

Motley Cow -- Photo by Tim Taranto Pizza is a perfect food: The textural contrast between the gooey cheese, the crunch and chew of the crust, the snap of veggies...

John Carpenter's The Thing at FilmScene
Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Make it an evening with FilmScene, Forbidden Planet and ‘The Thing’

John Carpenter's The Thing FilmScene & Forbidden Planet -- Sunday, January 17 at 5 p.m. John Carpenter's 'The Thing' will be showing at FilmScene Classic 1982 sci-fi horror film The...

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Forbidden Planet: Video arcade and pizza parlor opens in downtown Iowa City

Forbidden Planet — a pizzeria and video arcade — held its grand opening Thursday night in downtown Iowa City, serving up pizza and beer (at last!) in the space...

Posted by Celine Uhl |
Open house party on the Ped Mall to celebrate the openings of six downtown businesses

If you’ve walked around the Iowa City Ped Mall recently, it’s likely that you have noticed a bit of change. With the completion of Park@201 and the closing...

Forbidden Planet
Posted by John Miller |
Coming soon: Former Tobacco Bowl space transformed into pizzeria and video arcade

Forbidden Planet: Pizzeria & Video Arcade will open its doors on Friday, Sept. 26 in the Ped Mall, located in the space formerly occupied by the Tobacco Bowl...