New season, new name for Iowa City’s roller derby team

The Old Capitol City Roller Derby’s season starts this Saturday, March 21 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, where their two teams, the All-Stars and Ped Maulers, will bout against Des Moines’ Team United All-Stars and Blue Ribbon Bullies. For Iowa City’s flat-track roller derby team, a new season means new changes, including […]

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Alton Brown brings his culinary variety show to town

Get a taste of something new this evening at Alton Brown’s culinary variety show. This evening, Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids will stage Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour, a multi-media, multi-genre culinary variety show starring the famed food entrepreneur himself. Brown may be best known as the host of Food Network’s long-running, James […]

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On the Table: Where to dine with your Valentine

Chocolate Torte

It’s Valentine’s Day — again! If you are like many people, you’ll probably be putting on (slightly) nicer clothes and celebrating what is certainly the most romantic day of the year with a meal that will leave you and your dining companion feeling thoroughly stuffed. Even if you hate this holiday as much as some […]

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Revival to take over Soap Opera space

Revival Soap Opera

After the Soap Opera announced its plans to close in January after 34 years in business, many in Iowa City have been mourning the inevitable loss of a downtown fixture. But plans are already underway for the storefront as next-door neighbor, Revival, intends to expand into the space and be open by March. Revival sells […]

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