Katie is a spouse, mother, and professional communicator. She became acquainted with Iowa City as a student at the University of Iowa, earning degrees in Journalism, Political Science, and most recently her MA in Strategic Communication. Katie and her husband met and fell in love in Iowa City, deciding to never leave. Their family can often be found eating their way through downtown, walking their dog in City Park, or cheering on their beloved Hawkeyes at live sporting events.
Fireworks in the Iowa City area

Where to Watch Fireworks in the Iowa City Area

Celebrate Fourth of July with spectacular fireworks in the Iowa City area. Grab a blanket or some chairs, pack up some bug spray and your family, and get ready to oooh and aaah! Fireworks in...
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Juneteenth Events in the Iowa City Area

June 19th is Juneteenth, known as the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Texas to deliver news that the Civil...
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Iowa City Area Summer Camp Guide 2021

Welcome to Iowa City Moms guide to summer camps in the Iowa City area! When school is out for the summer, parents need a safe place for their kids to learn, explore, make memories,...
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Tips For Finding A COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment in Iowa

Beginning March 8, 2021, in Iowa, vaccine providers started providing the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals under age 65 with certain underlying health conditions. (Check the CDC's list to see if you qualify.) Many more...
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Moving to Iowa City: The Ultimate Guide

Are you considering moving to the Iowa City? Are you already a resident of this fabulous place and planning a move to a new area of town in the area? With the help of The...
Easter Bunny House Visits in the Iowa City Area

Easter Bunny House Visits in the Iowa City Area

Easter Bunny House Visits Have Sold Out! Once again, many of us are missing the traditional egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo ops, and festive holiday fun, but your family can still have it with this...
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Indoor Play Places in the Iowa City Area

On days when it’s too wet or cold for outdoor play, or your kids are just tired of the rain and snow, there are some awesome local play places where your little ones can...
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Black History Month Events for Kids and Families in the Iowa City Area

February is Black History Month. Several Iowa City based organizations and institutions are offering events, screenings, and series to educate the community about the important history of Black Americans. Below is a round up of...
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Five Date Night Ideas for Couples Living and Loving in Iowa City

Iowa City is—in my humble opinion—the best place to love. If you are a couple celebrating your relationship in Iowa City, look no further than your own backyard for a few fun date night...
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Guide to Black Owned Businesses in the Iowa City Area

Iowa City is home to many wonderful businesses! If you're looking to support a variety of businesses and business types, including Black business owners, be sure to check out this guide to Black owned...