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Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 11, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Iowa...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Community members harvest carrots. -- photo courtesy of New Pioneer Coop Spring is here! What better way to celebrate its arrival than to get your hands dirty outside at a...

Iowa City Buses
Posted by Cassandra Santiago | Jun 30, 2016

First Avenue Grade Separation Project limits -- photo courtesy of City of Iowa City website The latest step towards a progressive Iowa City involves proposed road reconfigurations for First Avenue...

Posted by Adam Burke | May 19, 2016

Iowa City was named the nineteenth drunkest town in the U.S. according to 24/7 Wall St. which published the list. Over 23 percent of Iowa Citians reported drinking to excess....

Posted by Lucy Morris | Mar 14, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio, not a Johnson County resident yet -- photo by John Gillespie Attention Iowa Citians: Despite a rumor to the contrary, there is no evidence that Leonardo DiCaprio is...

Posted by Erin McMeen | Jan 26, 2016

Students for Bernie Concert The Field House -- Saturday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. Update: Killer Mike has been removed from the list of performers for the Students for Bernie...

Posted by Little Village | Sep 27, 2015

Lunar Eclipse Public Viewing Van Allen Observatory (Van Allen Hall) -- Sunday, September 27 at 7 p.m. Sunday night Iowa skywatchers will get a rare treat, the first supermoon lunar...

Posted by Patrick Oray | Jul 14, 2015

Mosley’s offers finger-licking Carolina-style cuisine, a roll of paper towels on the side, and a culture of ...

Dar Williams
Posted by Max Johnson | Jun 11, 2014

Folk-pop musician Dar Williams will be playing at the Englert this Thursday at 8 p.m. The much-loved songwriter should be a hit for anyone who could go for a...

Posted by Little Village | Apr 2, 2014

Each spring, the Mission Creek Festival brings diverse thinkers and makers to Iowa City for a weeklong exchange of ideas and hospitality. In this spirit, Little...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 4, 2014

Zipline co-founder and head brewer Marcus Powers said distribution in the Hawkeye State will officially kick off with tap takeovers at Red’s Alehouse in North...

Chris the Conquered
Posted by Matthew Steele | Jul 18, 2013

Central Iowa staple Chris Ford (a.k.a. Christopher the Conquered) has a couple of shows scheduled for Eastern Iowa in the next week, one this Sunday at The Mill...

Supersonic Piss -- Photo by Adrianne Behning
Posted by Matthew Steele | Jul 10, 2013

Supersonic Piss lead singer Paige Harwell has updated the SSP blog with the details of the band’s decision to throw in the sweat-drenched towel and, I guess, call it a...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Apr 2, 2013

Hello music lovers, got a nice tip this weekend from IC indie rockers Emperors Club–this week only they are streaming their new LP, Killer Companion...

Posted by Adam Burke | Oct 9, 2008

Iowa City author Paul Street's latest book, Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics, is a critical report on the phenomenal rise of the junior senator from Illinois. Street...