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Customers play one of six pin ball machines in Double Tap bar in Iowa City. Double Tap opened its door in the summer of 2022 and features many vintage video gaming machines along with a full service bar.

Creative ways to spend your 21st birthday in Iowa City

Parker Jones, Arts Editor February 7, 2023

The expectations for a 21st birthday usually involve copious amounts of alcohol, a raging party, going to a bar or two, or other drinking-related activities. Despite being a college town with no short...

The Johnson County Administration Building is seen on South Dubuque Street in Iowa City on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

Johnson County launches new on-demand ride service for those with transportation barriers

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter February 1, 2023

Johnson County residents who face transportation barriers can now request same-day on-demand transportation through a new county-wide ride service.  This new service is an expansion to an existing...

A cyclist rides toward North Liberty during the Big Rove bicycle event on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Johnson County bike shop owners excited for RAGBRAI Coralville pit stop

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher and Archie Wagner January 30, 2023

Johnson County bike shop owners are gearing up for RAGBRAI’s pit stop in Coralville for its 50th ride this summer. On day six of RAGBRAI, riders will roll into Johnson County coming 80 miles from...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seen on Feb. 14.

New UIHC facility to increase health care access to residents in southeast Iowa City

Sydney Libert, News Reporter January 29, 2023

A new University of Iowa Health Care facility specializing in primary care services is slated to open in 2025 in southeast Iowa City. While the project is in the beginning stages of development,...

Iowa City bus stop #7126 is seen on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. The stop will be the location of new art work.

Local emerging artist to design bus stop bench in Iowa City South District

Kufre Ituk, News Reporter January 26, 2023

The City of Iowa City is searching for an Iowa City artist to design a bench for a new bus stop along Highway 6 East in the South District Neighborhood.  The project was announced earlier this...

A police car sits near the entrance of Brother’s Bar and Grill after reports of shots fired near the Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Officers were able to detain the shooter, no one is believed to have been injured. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

IC officials maintain the position that Ped Mall is safe following shooting

Kate Perez, News Editor January 22, 2023

Iowa City and Downtown District officials say downtown and the Pedestrian Mall are safe — and becoming safer — following a shooting in the area on Jan. 14.  Iowa City police detained a person after...

Shelter House executive director Crissy Cannganelli speaks at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Cangaenlli has served for the past 18 years at the Shelter House and attended the meeting as the City Council approved a collaborative plan with Shelter House helping to fund full-time civilian positions for homeless street outreach.

Iowa City City Council grants $1.1 million for Shelter House Housing Stability Pilot program

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 22, 2023

The Iowa City nonprofit Shelter House will use over $1 million in COVID-19 relief funds to expand its homelessness prevention programs for Johnson and Washington counties for the next three years.  The...

A sign reading “ABORTION RULEZ” is seen in a window behind a pro-life protester during an abortion protest and counter protest outside of the Emma Goldman Clinic in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. (Matt Sindt/The Daily Iowan)

Anti-abortion, abortion-rights counter protestors gather at Emma Goldman Clinic for national March for Life rally

Kufre Ituk , News Reporter January 21, 2023

While anti-abortion advocates attended the March for Life rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., over 200 anti-abortion and abortion-rights demonstrators gathered outside the Emma Goldman Clinic in...

Chase Bank employees pose for photos before Branch Manager Sean Peterson cuts the ribbon at a ceremony at Chase Bank in downtown Iowa City Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.

Chase Bank opens first Iowa City location

Kate Perez, News Editor January 18, 2023

A new Iowa City Chase Bank location opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning after moving into Iowa City in the fall of 2022. The branch, located at 105 E. Burlington Street,...

An Iowa City Police car is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

UI student charged after knocking someone unconscious while working as Sports Column security guard

Cooper Worth, News Editor January 18, 2023

A University of Iowa student who was working as a bar security guard at Sports Column Bar is facing charges after allegedly knocking someone unconscious while on the job in December 2022.  Cole...

A shelf of board games is shown from the inside of the board cafe, Fortuna in Iowa City on Sept. 29, 2021.

Fortuna Board Game Cafe in Iowa City to close at end of January

Kate Perez, News Editor January 18, 2023

Fortuna Board Game Cafe, a cafe created and themed around playing board games, is permanently closing after its opening in September 2021.  The two-story cafe, located in the Pedestrian Mall, announced...

The Iowa City Marketplace is one of the areas that is a target for the energy efficiency grant. The Iowa City Marketplace is seen in Iowa City on March 2 2021.

New national discount store to open in Iowa City Marketplace

Kate Perez, News Editor January 16, 2023

The south side of Iowa City will soon have a new national discount store. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet location is expected to open this year. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, a store selling closeout and...

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