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Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 2, 2017

What are they building west of Big Grove? A pond? -- Richard, Iowa City, via Facebook

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 1, 2017

A new Iowa City restaurant promising burgers, brews and burritos is opening in August.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 1, 2017

Hidden away on the long-vacant top floor of a familiar Ped Mall building is a strange world of graffiti art.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 1, 2017

A new sports court is opening at Wetherby Park during Party in the Park on Thursday. The dual use court is the first in the city designed for futsal, a...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 31, 2017

New features and old problems were discussed at Friday night's public meeting on Iowa City’s Pedestrian Mall Improvement Program.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 27, 2017

Fun is not a word usually associated with discussions of education policy or increasing voter turnout, but Rachel Korach Howell and Kelly Garrett wanted to change that. Community Rocks! Rally...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 24, 2017

Iowa City's nine-day Rummage in the Ramp kicks off on Wednesday at the Chauncey Swan Parking ramp, and this year, rummagers can win money by turning their purchases into art.

Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 24, 2017

The Black Hawk Mini Park in downtown Iowa City will host a temporary art installation called the Prairie Box designed by Hannah Givler, a sculpture and design instructor at the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 23, 2017

The building on Iowa City’s pedestrian mall that houses Revival and Union Bar will be sold at auction next week. The building is divided into two parcels — 117 and...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 21, 2017

Nominations are open for the annual Human Rights Awards presented by the Iowa City Human Rights Commission. There are award covering individuals, businesses and community organizations.

Posted by Emma Husar | Jul 20, 2017

City officials hope to focus on making biking more accessible to all Iowa City residents as a part of the bicycle master plan -- an effort to make the city...

Zak Neumann, Dakota Access Pipeline, Bakken Pipeline
Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 20, 2017

Oil is following through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), but the fight against the pipeline isn’t over yet, according to Indigenous Iowa. The nonprofit is inviting everyone to join the...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jul 19, 2017

A friendly softball game in Iowa City’s Happy Hollow Park on Sunday capped off a weekend of events through the Iowa City Feminist Reunion celebrating the impact Iowa City women...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 18, 2017

There's no racial disparity in which drivers get pulled over by police in Dubuque. But things change once a traffic stop occurs.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 13, 2017

Cathy Glasson is a prospective Democratic candidate for governor, but she wants people to know she’s not a politician. “I think that’s actually a good thing, in some respects,” Glasson...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 11, 2017

Iowa City community organizations can now apply for a climate action grant worth up to $5,000. The city council has allocated $25,000 for the grants, which will support local climate...