Photo Gallery: The South District’s Diversity Market starts its second year

Hundreds of people showed up for the kick-off of the Diversity Market‘s second year on Saturday. The people who came to Pepperwood Plaza enjoyed slow-cooked meats, Mexican cuisine and frozen treats, while vendors showed off their handcrafted clothes, jewelry and […]

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Iowa City’s Diversity Market returns with more vendors, longer hours

The Diversity Market is returning to Iowa City’s South District for its second year, with more vendors, more space and longer hours. Over 40 minority-owned and women-owned businesses will bring their wares or food trucks to the market, which kicks […]

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Affordable housing, art and excellent tacos: Angie Jordan is leading efforts to build up Iowa City’s South District

Angie Jordan believes every neighborhood has doers. But Iowa City’s South District is chock full of them. “This is a daily grind,” said Jordan, president of the South District Neighborhood Association. “This isn’t something one person did or one organization […]

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