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Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 18, 2017

RBD Iowa LLC, owner of the Sheraton hotel in Iowa City, is in the process of negotiating a sale to AJ Capital Partners, owner of Graduate Hotels. The hotel, rebranded...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | May 18, 2017

For those who don't enjoy carrying around their weight in spare change or interrupting lunch to sprint to an almost-expired meter, Iowa City has a new app that will allow...

Posted by Emma Husar | May 8, 2017

Iowa City's Northside neighborhood might see a new, taller addition to the landscape if the Iowa City Council goes forward with a zoning change that would eliminate current parking requirements...

Posted by Emma Husar | Apr 20, 2017

The Iowa City Police Department is working to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities, Iowa...

Posted by Emma Husar | Mar 23, 2017

Iowa city council members discussed ways to make Iowa City greener -- including moving forward with a climate action steering committee, making the city more bicycle friendly and making it...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Mar 9, 2017

Iowa City council member Susan Mims, who is completing her second term on the city council, announced her decision to run for re-election in November as the representative of District...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 1, 2017

After hearing comments from Iowa City residents, the Iowa City Community School Board moved forward with an effort to support and protect immigrant students and families. Iowa City residents spoke...

Posted by Emma Husar | Feb 24, 2017

Iowa City Major Jim Throgmorton outlined plans to "foster a more inclusive, just and sustainable city" in the annual State of the City speech delivered during Tuesday's Iowa City Council...

Posted by Little Village | Feb 23, 2017

By Lauren Shotwell and Emma Husar Anti-pipeline protesters occupied the lobbies of U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack's office and the downtown Iowa City branches of Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank on...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 21, 2017

Megabus, by teaming up with the Carroll, Iowa-based Windstar Lines, is bringing bus service back to the Iowa City area just a few months after pulling out of its previous...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 10, 2017

Iowa City Cohousing Information Meeting Uptown Bill's -- Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Iowa City Cohousing held a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 13, 2016 for its Prairie Hill development....

City Hall
Posted by Emma Husar | Feb 8, 2017

Photo by Drew Bulman Collective bargaining rights and food trucks featured at Tuesday night’s Iowa City Council meeting, as plans for a food truck pilot program moved forward and representatives...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Feb 5, 2017

A massive crowd turned up to a rally to oppose the President's immigration ban. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. The Iowa City downtown Ped Mall was...

Posted by Emma Husar | Feb 3, 2017

The former Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City church building on the corner of Iowa Avenue and Gilbert Street is at the heart of a proposed development in Iowa City....

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 2, 2017

Iowa Capitol -- photo by Katie Haugland A generally supportive statement from Graduate College Dean John Keller has done little to quell the concerns of graduate student union leaders at...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jan 28, 2017

Matt Uhrin speaks with police after taking flags from protestors on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann In a tweet sent out Saturday morning, FedEx announced that...