Kites for Kids Festival taking place in Iowa City, North Liberty

This year’s Kites for Kids Festival will take place this year to North Liberty, in addition to its original location in Iowa City.

The ... »

COOK CLUB: A shortcake treat to make skeptics sweet on rhubarb

It’s appropriate that April — the month that brings us fools and jokes — is also rhubarb season.

Rhubarb is no joke. It ... »

Iowa woman aims to sing at every pro baseball stadium

Manchester native Megan Besler is on her way to completing the goal of a lifetime: singing the national anthem at all 30 Major League Baseball stad ... »

Classic rock band Loverboy to headline Coralville’s 4thFest free concert

CORALVILLE — Coralville’s annual Independence Day concert will keep with its classic rock theme with the announcement that Canadian b ... »

Holocaust survivor to share her story in Cedar Rapids

When Renata Laxova was just 8 years old, a train took her away from everything she had ever known. She said goodbye to her country, her language an ... »

Violinists wanted: Well known Slovak violinist to teach master classes

The National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library is looking for talented student musicians to take part in a master class with Slovak violinist Filip ... »

Maple: It’s not just for syrup

In coffee, tea and barbecue sauce, with duck, turkey and salads, it’s become a go-to flavor.

Growing up, I associated maple flavor wit ... »

Cooking Club: Make-ahead chicken salad satisfies all week

Lunch is breaking free of its boring brown bag. Photoworthy midday meals streaming on social media make us drool all over our computer keyboard. En ... »

Bernadette Peters coming to Paramount in October

CEDAR RAPIDS — Orchestra Iowa audiences will say hello to Broadway's “Goodbye Girl” when Bernadette Peters brings her symphonic s ... »

Riverside Theatre moving summer series to high ground, changing leadership roles

Change is afoot at Riverside Theatre, and the most recent developments will give the Iowa City troupe and its founders a chance to breathe a little ... »

COOK CLUB: Gently poached salmon tops trendy grain bowl

Poaching outside of the kitchen is illegal, a practice of thieves and other ne’er-do-wells.

In the kitchen, though, poaching becomes ... »

Veterans Building project benefits from donated equipment

Furnishings left behind when a Ruby Tuesday restaurant closed in May 2012 will help the Cedar Rapids Veterans Memorial Commission replace chairs, t ... »

Legumes for Lent

I have friends and family who eat out almost every meal. I just can’t do it — I enjoy cooking, but mostly I covet control of my food ... »

J&P Cycles moving open house, rally

What started out 36 years ago as a small customer appreciation day hosted by J&P Cycles that attracted 200 to 300 people has outgrown the company&# ... »

Cook quick: Planning makes meals easier

Planning makes meal-making easier on busy days. Since pretty much every day is busy, these tips will help carry you through.