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UR Here: Blowing the Place Down

The spring and summer of 2011 have been historically devastating. An earthquake and tsunami in Japan rival Hiroshima and Nagasaki. EF5 tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and throughout much of the South have killed more people than any outbreak in six decades. Wildfires have burned more of Arizona to the ground than ever before. […]

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Your Town Now: Here's Looking at You, John Millar

Back in March, I mentioned a presentation given by John Millar of Divaris Real Estate in Virginia Beach, VA. A press release indicated that Millar had been invited by a “coalition of businesses, developers, community members, The University of Iowa and the City of Iowa City,” on account of his being “an expert on the development of mixed-use college town centers.” Since then, the city and university have hired Millar at $55,000 as a consultant. […]

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Online Together

“There’s some wack shit floating round about social media making us lonely & isolated. Can’t make us what we already are,” tweeted @srharris19 on July 4. As internet giant Google rolls out its new social network, Google+, we’re given the opportunity to reinvent our strategy for using social media. Now is the perfect time to […]

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Event Photos: 2nd Annual Roast of Iowa City 7/17

The Mill was packed on Sunday for the sophomore edition of the Roast of Iowa City. There was hardly an empty seat since people poured in eager to hear the dirty, hysterical truth about the city we love(hate) so much. The Roasters didn’t just get butts in the seats, they also kept the laughter flowing like cold tap beer. […]

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