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Posted by Matthew Steele |
Call for submissions: More than $20k available for Iowa City muralists

The ICDD will pay you cash money to make the north wall of the US Bank something worth looking at. -- image via Iowa City Downtown District The Iowa City...

Posted by Matthew Steele |
Forbidden Planet will close next week and reopen with a new concept and name

Forbidden Planet owner Tommy Connolly took to Facebook this afternoon to announce that the downtown Iowa City pizza arcade will be closing its doors for good next week. Responding to...

Posted by Jason Smith |
Lissie records acoustic session at The Magic Barn

Lissie tuning her guitar before recording a stripped down version of her track 'Crazy Girl' in The Magic Barn recording studio -- Video Still by Jason Smith It’s the day...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
This week in political activism April 12-16

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 |
Celebrate spring by joining a community garden

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 |
City calls for community input on First Avenue lane conversions

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 |
Iowa City named to ‘Drunkest Towns’ list

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 |
Is Leonardo DiCaprio moving to Iowa City? Probably not

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 |
Update: members of Vampire Weekend and more to perform, present Bernie Sanders in Iowa City

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 |
Not the Apocalypse: Van Allen Observatory hosts public viewing of supermoon lunar eclipse

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 |
Photos: Mosley’s Barbecue and Provisions set for opening weekend

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 |
Thursday at the Englert: Dar Williams to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her debut album

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 |
The Mission Creek Bookshelf: What every living room is missing, but only one living room will have

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 |
Zipline Brewing Company makes Iowa debut with tap takeover at Red’s Alehouse this Wednesday

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...