‘A beautiful run’: Steve Goetzelman plans to close 30th Century Bicycle on Valentine’s Day

30th Century Bicycle owner Steve Goetzelman announced on his Facebook profile today that he plans to close his popular downtown Iowa City bike shop on Valentine’s Day. The business has offered new and used bikes, accessories and repairs since it opened on Earth Day 2009. […]

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Mediterranean-inspired coffeeshop ‘Cortado’ to open this fall in downtown Iowa City

Signage appeared this weekend announcing a new coffeeshop in downtown Iowa City — Cortado Coffee & Café, 26 S. Clinton Street (the former location of Austin Burke Clothier). Reached for comment, co-owner Yochai Harel shared his background and hopes for Cortado, mentioning that it will provide espresso and coffee drinks while bringing “some Mediterranean flavor […]

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Ciao Chait: An Iowa City institution closes its doors in retirement

Final Retrospective: Benjamin Chait Opening reception for the sixth and final artist retrospective at the gallery Chait Galleries — Friday, June 3 at 5 p.m. (Showing through June 15). As Chait Galleries prepares to close on June 15, everyone is asking the same question: Where will we go now? For 14 years, Chait has been […]

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