Augusta restaurant will open in IC for Mardi Gras

New Orleans-style restaurant Augusta will open its new home in Iowa City next week. Last month, its owners announced that the formerly Oxford-based restaurant will take over the space formerly occupied by Ride (630 Iowa Ave.). On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Augusta will open its doors for Mardi Gras festivities. A lunch buffet will run from […]

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Oxford restaurant Augusta will re-open in Iowa City in February

Augusta, the popular New Orleans-style restaurant in Oxford will be shutting its doors and relocating to Iowa City next month. The restaurant’s co-owner, Jeri Halperin, confirmed that the operation will take over the space recently vacated by bicycle-themed restaurant Ride (630 Iowa Ave.) in time for their Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 9. An opening […]

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Bike-themed restaurant Ride will shut its doors on Jan. 1

Ride (630 Iowa Ave.), the bike-themed restaurant known in part for its brunch menu, burgers and large patio, will close for good on Jan. 1. The restaurant, just east of downtown, opened on Dec. 11, 2014. It was a venture long in the making between Derek Perez, Keven Perez and Tom “Roc” Kemmerer, all co-owners […]

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Handmade bike exhibit rolls through downtown Iowa City

Handmade Bike

As part of Iowa City’s participation in the national Bike to Work Week, May 3 – 8, the University of Iowa Museum of Art has curated a collection of hand-built bikes that are currently on display in downtown businesses as part of the Downtown District’s inaugural Handmade Bicycle Exhibition… […]

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Bike-themed restaurant ‘Ride’ opens today in Iowa City

Ride, Iowa City’s newest restaurant, opened for breakfast today. The bike-themed restaurant is located at 630 Iowa Ave. in the space formerly occupied by Lou Henri’s — a location that has undergone significant change in recent months: The interior has been completely remodeled and now includes a full bar, as well as a new outdoor […]

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