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John’s Grocery hosting 70th anniversary party

John’s Grocery is celebrating 70 years as a staple of Iowa City’s northside by focusing on what they do best: beer. John’s is hosting an anniversary party in their parking lot from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, offering beer and wine samples from visiting breweries and wineries, as well as chances to win prizes. […]

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BrewFest at Oktoberfest ticket prices increase as of Sept. 1

Oktoberfest Northside — Saturday, Sept. 24 BrewFest 12-3 p.m. The 21st Annual Iowa City BrewFest will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 3 p.m. at Northside Oktoberfest, showcasing the Bohemian nature of Iowa City’s Northside Neighborhood through craft beer and local food. Exclusive BrewMaster tickets sold out earlier this summer, though General Admission […]

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Here’s what you need to know about the 2015 Northside Oktoberfest

Northside Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 3 The ever-evolving Northside Oktoberfest takes place this Saturday, Oct. 3 at 12 p.m. In anticipation of the event, Little Village and the Iowa City Downtown District have compiled a list of the newest changes and additions to the festival, and answered some frequently asked questions. Changes and Additions This year […]

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Iowa Brews: A look at the state’s beer industry in 2014

The Iowa brewing industry is growing so quickly, even industry experts and representatives have a hard time keeping up. When Iowa Pints: A Guide to Iowa Breweries was published in June, the author, J. Wilson, featured profiles of 51 established breweries, two cider makers and three breweries set to open over the summer. It also […]

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