Brewfest 2016 set to showcase over 500 craft beers

Over 500+ craft beers to sample at Northside Oktoberfest on Saturday September 24. Remaining tickets are moving quickly! The 6th Annual Northside Oktoberfest will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 from 12-3 p.m. at Northside Oktoberfest, showcasing the Bohemian nature of Iowa City’s Northside Neighborhood through craft beer and local food. General admission ticket holders can […]

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Jamba Juice and Bruegger’s Bagels open today in Iowa City

Today’s grand opening of the new Iowa City Jamba Juice and Bruegger’s Bagels joint location on Riverside Drive drew in roughly 350 people during the first four hours of business. A line of customers went from the cash register to the door and the outside of the bakery was festooned with bagel-shaped balloons. McKenzie Jerman, […]

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UI Dining launches Street Hawk Food Truck in attempt to relieve stress on dining halls

UI Food Truck

In an effort to accommodate the record-breaking influx of new students, the University of Iowa Housing & Dining has added another meal plan option: the Street Hawk Food Truck. Non-students can also purchase meals there, though only credit cards will be accepted. The new vendor-on-wheels will be available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to […]

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Devotay and Lion Bridge Brewery team-up for 4x4x40 dinner and beer event


4x4x40 Devotay hosts Lion Bridge Brewery Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. Reservations Required, $40 Tonight at 6 p.m., Devotay restaurant of Iowa City will be teaming up with Lion Bridge Brewery (Cedar Rapids) for a four-course beer and food pairing — reservations are required, and tickets are $40. Devotay Executive Chef Daniel Knowles composed […]

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The Pizza Top-10: Ranking the best pies in Hawktown

Pizza is a perfect food: The textural contrast between the gooey cheese, the crunch and chew of the crust, the snap of veggies and Italian sausage…you get all your food groups in one place, and can’t help but feel satisfied. A true comfort food. Are you hungry yet? Don’t worry, Little Village‘s ‘Za Top-10 is […]

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BrewFest at Oktoberfest ticket prices increase as of Sept. 1

Oktoberfest Northside — Saturday, Sept. 24 BrewFest 12-3 p.m. The 21st Annual Iowa City BrewFest will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 3 p.m. at Northside Oktoberfest, showcasing the Bohemian nature of Iowa City’s Northside Neighborhood through craft beer and local food. Exclusive BrewMaster tickets sold out earlier this summer, though General Admission […]

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Northside Bistro celebrates new chef Eric Johnson with Chef’s Dinner

Northside Bistro

Chef’s Dinner Northside Bistro — Thursday, Aug. 25 Two seatings: 5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Reservations Required Iowa City’s Northside Bistro welcomes new head chef Eric Johnson from Chicago’s Michelin two-star restaurant Acadia. Tonight the restaurant will be hosting a Chef’s Dinner event to celebrate the occasion. Little Village caught up with Johnson and asked […]

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Return of the roadhouse: Wildwood Smokehouse & Saloon re-opens

Wildwood Smokehouse & Saloon, an eastern Iowa City favorite for its barbecue, live music and spacious dance-floor, will hold its grand re-opening on Saturday, September 3. The event will feature a performance by South Carolina country rockers Outshyne. The bar and music venue has remained closed for close to a year after its previous owners […]

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Frugal Finds: Your guide to enjoying the after-happy hour in downtown Iowa City

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. As a young professional crawling out from under the pile of construction debris that I now realize is my student loan debt, I need even more drinks in a […]

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