Iowa City seeks input on Creekside art installation

Backyard Abundance — an environmental education nonprofit based in Johnson County — and Marion artist Cara Briggs Farmer combined skills to remodel Chadek Green Park in 2018: the nonprofit designed a community garden, and Briggs Farmer created the “Three Sisters” art installation to complement it. “The three aluminum structures represent the three daughters of Carl […]

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Film screenings launch Regenerative Landscapes initiative

Inhabit screenings Sunday, Jan. 17 at 1:30 p.m. Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, 120 E. Boyson Rd. in Hiawatha Sunday, Jan. 24 at 1:30 pm Shambaugh Auditorium, University of Iowa Main Library Several Iowa organizations are partnering to host film screenings in Hiawatha (Jan. 17) and Iowa City (Jan. 24) to raise awareness around environmental issues. […]

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Verizon reps withdraw application to build Iowa City-based cell tower after community backlash

On Thursday, Sept. 24, city officials received word that Selective Service Consultants, a Kansas-based company working on behalf of Verizon Wireless to secure a cell tower site, has withdrawn its application to construct a controversial cell tower at Iowa City’s Oak Grove Park. SSC’s decision to withdraw was based on the city’s recommendation to deny […]

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