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John’s Grocery will carry Colorado’s Ska Brewing beers

UPDATE: Stores across Iowa, including John’s Grocery, will soon stock their shelves with beer from Colorado craft beer company Ska Brewing. Based in the southwest Colorado city of Durango, Ska is best known for its delectable India Pale Ales and eye-catching packaging. Ska beers are not readily available in Iowa, and when the shipment arrives in October, it will be the first time in more than eight years John’s Grocery will sell the craft label. […]

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‘Bob’s Burgers’ comedians are coming to Iowa City

The University of Iowa Campus Activities Board (CAB) are hosting a stand-up comedy show with three of the stars behind your favorite ‘Bob’s Burgers’ characters. H. Jon Benjamin, the voice of Bob Belcher himself, will take the stage with co-stars Eugene Mirman (son Gene Belcher) and Dan Mintz (daughter Tina Belcher). A Q&A session will follow their stand-up routine. […]

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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Rambo, the friendly Texan

Rambo — one of eight dogs the Iowa City Animal Center welcomed from Houston, Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey — has not let the storm, nor hundreds of miles of travel, dampen his spirits. The one-year-old has been described by volunteers as “excited,” “athletic” and a “wild child” — one even speculated he’s […]

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Don’t black out! A guide to local, low-alcohol craft beers

Iowans love craft beer, but when one pint is as strong as a double shot of vodka, unsuspecting social drinkers may find themselves stumbling after just one or two of their favorite brews. Here is your guide to a local beers under five percent ABV but just as tasty.
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Minty, the speckled soloist

Minty is a 2-year-old cat with a lovely tuxedo coloration, including an adorable black spot on her nose. She has a healthy skepticism of the world and would prefer to be the only cat in your life — or at least in your house. However, she is intensely sweet and loves to rub against your legs, hands and face. […]

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