Pop-up shops planned for the Iowa City Ped Mall this holiday season

Pop-up shops are coming to the Ped Mall for the holidays. The Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD) is hosting its third annual Downtown Holiday Market, and this year it will feature a variety of shops in three temporary structures that will be built in Black Hawk Mini Park. […]

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Amber Tamblyn heads to Iowa City to get out the vote

Early Voting with Amber Tamblyn Ped Mall — Monday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. Actress, director, and writer Amber Tamblyn is hitting the streets in downtown Iowa City today for the University of Iowa’s Early Vote event at 12:30 p.m. on the Ped Mall. Tamblyn has been stumping for Clinton across Iowa, beginning with assisting […]

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‘Rock Against the TPP’ concert on the Iowa City Ped Mall tonight

Rock Against the TPP Black Hawk Mini Park, Ped Mall — Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. A concert and rally to raise awareness about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal that has come under fire from critics including the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates, will take place tonight at 5 p.m. in the […]

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Iowa City Ped Mall shooting leaves one injured

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One man was arrested following a shooting that injured one person in the downtown Iowa City Ped Mall around bar close Sunday morning. Around 1:58 a.m., an Iowa City Police officer saw people running near the intersection of Burlington and Clinton Streets. Police said there appeared to have been an altercation and learned that at […]

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Banh Mi Amor brings specialty sandwiches to Iowa City Ped Mall

A new food cart has popped up on the late night scene downtown. Banh Mi Amor — operated and owned by Davenport restaurateur Greg Millsap — has set up shop on the Ped Mall, offering a choice of chicken or pulled pork banh mi sandwiches. Mills owns both a restaurant and food cart in Davenport […]

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