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The H-bar is seen in Iowa City on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022.

Woman shot outside H-Bar, suspect still at large

Meg Doster, News Editor August 7, 2022

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. A woman was shot multiple times and found injured in the alley next to H-Bar early this morning. Iowa City Police responded to reports of multiple...

Iowa City food truck owners encounter difficulty amid inflation

Iowa City food truck owners encounter difficulty amid inflation

Kate Murphy, News Reporter July 19, 2022

Local food truck businesses are struggling to maintain a profit in Iowa City as gas, food, and prices of plastic continue to rise during the recession. Food and gas prices have seen some of the...

A poster promoting a downtown Iowa City scavenger hunt is taped inside the window of clothing store White Rabbit on South Linn Street on Monday, July 11, 2022. Starting July 1, the Iowa City Downtown District and Museum of Natural History started the “Where’s Rusty?” summer scavenger hunt for Iowa City families, which has hidden sloths in 29 different Iowa City businesses.

Downtown scavenger hunt brings new customers to Iowa City businesses

Grace Smith, Managing Editor July 12, 2022

A summer scavenger hunt to find stuffed sloths in Iowa City’s downtown district is helping to bring additional exposure to local businesses. Starting July 1, the Iowa City Downtown District and...

Attendees model a shirt reading “Strong Black and proud,” during ‘Downtown at Sundown’ for a Juneteenth celebration in Iowa City on Friday, June 17, 2022. Iowa City community members celebrated with music, games, vendors, and a fashion show.

Iowa Citians flock to Chauncey Swan Park for Juneteenth celebration

Sam Knupp and Mason Tan June 17, 2022

Iowa Citians flocked to Chauncey Swan Park for the Downtown at Sundown celebration. The celebration featured a variety of vendors selling everything from t-shirts to keychains to soul food. Iowa City...

Emma J. Harvatt Hall is seen at the Iowa City City Hall on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Iowa City officials comment on gender inequality 100 years after city’s first female mayor

Mason Tan, News Reporter June 16, 2022

Emma Harvat became mayor pro tem in 1922, making her the first female mayor in Iowa City. This month marks the 100th anniversary of her election. “It is an occasion to commemorate Iowa city,” Mayor...

The Englert Theatre marquee is seen during day three of the Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

John Schickedanz selected as the Englert’s next executive director

Parker Jones, Arts Editor June 7, 2022

After The Englert Theatre’s former executive director, Andre Perry, stepped down in Sept. 2021. The theater’s marketing director, John Schickedanz, temporarily filled the position. Now, his role in...

Signs and Designs installers Tanner Lamphier (left) and Clint Wrage (right) work on installing a sign for Tap Tap in the Ped Mall on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Past, Present, Future: Businesses and structures coming to the Pedestrian Mall soon

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 3, 2022

This is the third and final part of a project series on the Pedestrian Mall. The first part appeared in The Daily Iowan on March 20 and the second part appeared on April 12. A new tapas and martini...

Jabez Cafe is seen at IC Compassion on Sunday, May 2nd, 2022. Jabez provides employment for people with developmental disabilities and immigrant families. They also accept donations.

New Iowa City cafe focuses on improving hiring for people with developmental disabilities

Simone Garza, News Reporter May 2, 2022

Jabez Café is opening in town on May 5 with the goal of enhancing the working experience for young adults with developmental disabilities, particularly those from immigrant families. The cafe is...

Yotopia, a frozen yogurt business in Iowa City is seen on Monday, May 2, 2022. Owner Veronica Tessler is looking to sell Yotopia after 10 years of maintaining the business.

Iowa City’s Yotopia up for sale

Sam Knupp, News Reporter May 2, 2022

After a decade in business, Yotopia’s owner is looking to sell. Veronica Tessler, owner of Yotopia, announced on Facebook on Monday afternoon that after owning the business since 2011, she’s...

The Iowa City Farmers Market on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Iowa City cancels Wednesday farmers market after vendor participation declines

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, News Reporter May 1, 2022

The Iowa City Farmers Market will no longer host Wednesday night markets for the 2022 season because of a decrease in attendance and participation. Juli Seydell Johnson, director of Iowa City Parks...

Photo Illustration by Braden Ernst.

Which Wich Iowa City to distribute cryptocurrency with new promotional meal box

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter April 25, 2022

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches in Iowa City is giving cryptocurrency to its customers through a deal tied to the value of Bitcoin on April 29. The goal of the box is to encourage the use of cryptocurrency...

Luis Hernandez and Yolanda Amaya, owners of the new Salvadoran restaurant, pose for a portrait in their soon-to-be-opened restaurant on Monday, April 18, 2022.

Mesa Pizza owners to open Salvadoran restaurant Mesa 503 in Iowa City

Sam Knupp, News Reporter April 19, 2022

The owners of Mesa Pizza are opening a new Salvadoran restaurant in Iowa City next month. Mesa 503 is set to open in early May on Muscatine Avenue. Yolanda Amaya, co-owner of Mesa 503, told The...

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