With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Galentine’s Day — Thursday, Feb. 13 — is even closer. And with this year being the 10th anniversary of Parks and Recreation’s Galentine’s Day episode, it only makes sense to fill the night with love and humor. Or at least, humor about love. […]
Oh, hello. I didn’t see you there. Don’t let the rose petals scattered all over the bed fool you, you’re not interrupting anything. He just canceled on me. Apparently, “Saturdays are for the boys.” Will you help me blow out all these candles? I think I might have misunderstood the nature of this relationship. […]
As any Iowan can attest, Midwestern winters are long and bleak. After the merriness of Christmas subsides and the glitter of New Year’s fades, we are left with a damp gray-brown slog that can extend all the way until April. Add to that the emotional slog of an election year and it becomes doubly important to find an enjoyable way to fill the time. […]
Well, kids, another Valentine’s Day has come and gone. I’m as enthusiastic about the holiday as I was at 10, when I was not yet embittered and 28 classmates were obligated to give me candy. I understand that, for most people, it’s not the focal point of the year, but most people are not 20-something […]
Not only will attendees be able to get a free Bijou condom or dental dam at the ‘Bat Pussy’ screening, but Bijou will also partner with the Emma Goldman Clinic to provide information about healthy, consensual sex. […]
“My concept of bluegrass is a little bit looser than others,” Savage Hearts frontwoman Annie Savage said in a phone call. Her own band is variously self-described as “spicy” and “bluegrass meets honkytonk.” […]
Saturday marks the seventh annual PAWS for Love event, which raised $20,000 last year from 250 ticket sales and 150 auction items. CRACC Program Director Diane Webber expects even more guests this year to bid on 180 items.
Try this romantic Instant Pot stay-in style sesame chicken for two (since you’ve both progressed long past fighting for elbow room in oversold, prix fixe seatings, but you don’t want the local delivery since they’ve been to this address three times this week and it’s only Wednesday and yes they totally notice hence the passive-aggressive number of plastic flatware sets they’ve been assuming with your order).
Sick of the same old same old? Want to shake up your Valentine’s Day? Little Village staff share their favorite oddball date ideas. Start the day early together When your partner knows everybody it can be difficult to find space for just the two of you. So I recommend finding the time, rather than the […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Your Valentine’s Day dinner should be easy and indulgent. This one-pot recipe is both. Port wine and hint of cardamom and cinnamon makes this simple braise feel luxurious. It will take about 3 hours to cook, but you can (and should) do it a day or two in advance. The dish gets even better as […]
Friday Night Craft Party: Pop-Up Valentines Home Ec – Friday, Feb. 5, 6-8 p.m. Join paper-crafters for a pop-up card-making party at Home Ec in Iowa City on Friday night. Instructor Emily Martin, who also teaches at the University of Iowa Center for the Book, will show crafty students simple ways to cut paper to […]