Dumpling Darling in downtown Iowa City is closing

Dumpling Darling, a farmers-market favorite turned downtown Iowa City eatery, is closing. “As many of you know, it has been a rough couple of years for the restaurant industry,” Dumpling Darling management wrote in a post on the business’s Instagram page Monday. “Between the product shortages, labor shortages, the overall rising costs of doing business […]

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Bo-James settles with the state on alleged COVID-19 violations, will have two-day liquor license suspension

Unsafe gatherings of new and returning University of Iowa students caused a surge of COVID-19 cases in Johnson County in August, which in turn led Gov. Kim Reynolds to include Johnson in her emergency proclamation closing bars, distilleries and breweries in six counties on Aug. 27. This order was lifted in Johnson County on Oct. 5. […]

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