If you are eager to learn more about bicycling but are not sure where to begin, ride (or walk) to World of Bikes next week for Bicycle Commuting 101. The two-hour event starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. Part of the event will function as an organized workshop that details how to maintain and accessorize bikes, and part of it will be a discussion of safety and how cyclists can create routes that feel safe to them. […]
You may already have a date with your cat, couch and host Jimmy Kimmel for Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, but area Oscar parties may elevate the experience. Events will test your film knowledge, fill you with popcorn and insure you’ll have someone to talk to during the myriad commercial breaks.
FilmScene is taking their fourth annual HomeBrewFest on the road. The event, which has in the past taken place at the theatre, is shifting venues to Big Grove Brewery & Taproom this year. […]
We’re already swooning over this event, just confirmed for Valentine’s weekend. Presented by Little Village and Big Grove Brewery, Caroline Smith is coming back to town and joining Elizabeth Moen for a night of intimate, solo performances on Thursday, Feb. 15. […]
The Late Autumn Shrimp Boil will raise money for two Iowa City nonprofits by serving up locally brewed beer and Iowa-raised shrimp. Big Grove Brewery for Good, the brewery’s new charitable project, is hosting the boil at Big Grove’s Taproom in Iowa City. […]
On Sunday evening, Sept. 17, nearly 90 people gathered around picnic tables at Kroul Farms to celebrate summer’s transition to fall with a six-course meal prepared by Pullman Bar and Diner and Big Grove Brewery. “The idea behind this when we started writing the menu was to … show this [seasonal] transition,” said Ben Smart, […]
Kingsley Botchway kicked off his campaign for reelection to his at-large Iowa City Council seat with an event at Big Grove Brewery and Taproom last Friday. As people gathered in the game room to talk about issues, play ping-pong and share a meal, Botchway discussed three issues he plans to focus on if re-elected: affordable housing, mental health and economic development, including supporting small businesses. […]
Since Big Grove Brewery opened its taproom in Iowa City, they have been booking music showcasing local and touring country, rock and roots music. That theme continues with North Carolina’s Sarah Shook and the Disarmers, who take over the taproom June 27. Shook and company are touring on ‘Sidelong,’ the band’s first full-length out on Bloodshot Records.
Iowa City’s Brian Johannesen celebrates the release of his first solo full-length album this weekend with an album release party Saturday, May 6 at Big Grove Brewery and Tap Room — Iowa City, which is quickly becoming a vibrant music venue, since its opening in March. Northern Town, which releases tomorrow, marks Johannesen’s second outing recording with Luke Tweedy at Flat Black Studios, following his 2013 self-titled EP. […]
MCF: Free Rock Show Saturday — April 8 at 2 p.m. Big Grove Brewery & Taproom, Iowa City April marks the beginning of my favorite pastime: lawn mowing. Though I love baseball (another great pastime that begins its long season in April), lawn mowing has a special place in my heart. My first (though unofficial) […]
The new Big Grove Brewery and Taproom, 1225 S Gilbert St, aims for a homey feel; but unlike the conventional home, it brews its own craft beer, is staffed by a top-notch chef and maintains features of the lumberyard that previously occupied the building. […]