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Your Town Now: Beyond Bike Friendly

From the outskirts of Rochester Avenue to heavily-trafficked downtown streets like Burlington or tree-sheltered lanes like Summit Street, “Share the Road” signs suggest that Iowa City is a bike-friendly town. But Mark Pooley, Audrey Wiedemeier and Brad Parsons beg to differ. For these members of Think Bicycles Coalition of Johnson County, an advocacy group for […]

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Pro Tips with Wayne Diamante

Wayne Diamante, bestselling author of Getting Your Hands Dirty: The Only Way to Skin a Cat and Firearms Etiquette in the Casual Setting offers his astute observations and opens his heart and mind to reader enquiries in Pro-Tips with Wayne Diamante. Read with informed consent as Wayne responds to his readers’ questions with correct answers […]

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Local Music Project comes to the ICPL

After loaning music for decades, the Iowa City Public Library has found an innovative way to support Iowa City’s music scene and stay abreast of the changing music climate. On June 7, the ICPL launched a new service called “The Local Music Project,” providing local music to residents at no cost. The project, pioneered by […]

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Frame by Frame: Harriet Woodford on cancer and the art projects that helped see her through.

Photos by Steve Erickson | On display until June 8, 2012 | UI Hospitals and Clinics (Near the Rooftop Cafe on the 8th Floor) | FREE Benefit ft. Alejandro Escovedo w/ Illinois John Fever| May 19, 2012 | The Mill | $50/$60. | 19+ after 10 p.m. Diagnosed with breast cancer in Oct. 2010, Iowa City […]

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