Downtown

  • City official Doug Boothroy calls it quits after 40 years

    - Aug 31, 2017
    Iowa City’s Neighborhood and Development Services coordinator Doug Boothroy to retire after an extensive career. By Sarah Watson sarah-e-watson@uiowa.edu Doug Boothroy, the Neighborhood and Development Services coordinator of Iowa City, will retire from the position after...
  • Downtown District discusses impact of public art

    - Aug 31, 2017
    Members of the Iowa City Downtown District meet to decide where to implement art in the city to liven up public spaces. By Brooklyn Draisey  brooklyn-draisey@uiowa.edu  By Brooklyn Draisey  brooklyn-draisey@uiowa.edu  The Iowa City Downtown District met Wednesday at...
  • Hamburg Inn No. 2 opens second location

    - Aug 28, 2017
    Hamburg Inn opens a new location in Iowa City. By Emily Wangen emily-wangen@uiowa.edu Hamburg Inn No. 2, an Iowa City staple, has recently expanded to a new location at 2221 Rochester Ave. Hamburg Inn was established...
  • The Quarters setbacks create inconveniences for tenants

    - Aug 25, 2017
    The Quarters has experienced construction setbacks leading to minor inconveniences for tenants. By Emily Wangen emily-wangen@uiowa.edu A new off-campus housing complex has experienced a long string of setbacks after 14 months of construction because of the...
  • Iowa City residents queue up for 10th year of tasting Iowa City’s best

    - Aug 24, 2017
    Lines queued outside restaurant booths across Downtown Iowa City as students and community members lined up to sample food during the 10th annual Taste of Iowa City. By Paige Schlichte paige-schlichte@uiowa.edu For the 10th year in...
  • Pancheros celebrates 25 years in the Iowa City community

    - Aug 23, 2017
    Pancheros has grown a lot in the past 25 years, but their simplicity and connection to their communities has stayed through it all. By Brooklyn Draisey brooklyn-draisey@uiowa.edu With classes starting at the University of Iowa, Pancheros aimed to...
  • Iowa City comes together to view the solar eclipse

    - Aug 22, 2017
    UI students and the Iowa City community joined together on the Pentacrest to witness Monday afternoon’s solar eclipse. By Paige Schlichte paige-schlichte@uiowa.edu On Monday afternoon, the Pentacrest lawns were flooded with activity as faculty, students, and...
  • Iowa City prepares for solar eclipse

    - Aug 21, 2017
    UI and its community help astronomy enthusiasts, old and new, prepare for the historical solar eclipse on Monday. By Sarah Watson sarah-watson@uiowa.edu Crayons and pencils flew everywhere Sunday as kids at the Iowa City Public Library...
  • Artisan pizza blazes into Iowa City

    - Aug 21, 2017
    Blaze Pizza has spread across the country to numerous college towns, and it has opened its fourth Iowa location. By Emily Wangen emily-wangen@uiowa.edu The Iowa City Downtown District added one more restaurant to its ever-growing list...
  • County aids refugees with vaccinations

    - Jun 27, 2017
    Refugees voiced their needs regarding vaccinations, and the Johnson County Public Health Department is helping to make the vaccines more accessible. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Refugees settling in Johnson County will now have increased access to...

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