Iowa City Owl

FRY Fest to See Big StarsMay 3, 9pm

Two very popular country starts are set to headline this year's FRY Fest in Coralville with performances. Chart-topper Lee Brice will open for yet another chart-topper, Sara Evans, on September 7 at the Iowa River Landing in Coralville.

As 'The Avengers' will Make Millions, Creator Kirby May Get SquatMay 5, 1pm

As Marvel's The Avengers comes out tomorrow, expecting to smash box-office records worldwide, a backlash has come out from comics artists, writers, bloggers, and fans who are appalled with Marvel's lack of proper accreditation and reimbursement of the characters' creator Jack Kirby.

Final Decision Made on Barn and House at 711 MelroseMay 1, 6pm

Last month, the state of Iowa voted to demolish a house at 711 Melrose Avenue, despite opposition from local community members and residents along Melrose Avenue. The stat plans to proceed in demolishing the house, although in an attempt to preserve some history, the barn behind the house will be left standing.

Local University Student Fights Against Discriminatory Bar CultureApr 30, 10pm

In an appalling yet unsurprising move by local bar, The Union, a University of Iowa student has been discriminated against based upon her self-described 'plus size'.

Iowa Department of Public Health Lacks Funds to Conduct Radon TestingApr 29, 11pm

Recent investigations have shown that the Iowa Department of Public Health has not been doing radon testing, as demanded by law, due to lack of funds.

Come What May 6th Music FestivalApr 29, 7pm

Next weekend, All Music music shop will be hosting an all day music festival in and near their store at 1016 Gilbert Court, featuring performances from five bands and artwork by three local area artists.

Two Historical Melrose Houses to be DemolishedApr 28, 4pm

In the historic Melrose district in Iowa City, two houses are set to be demolished to set up a large parking lot for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.[ads]The two houses that are set to be demolished are located at 711 Melrose Avenue and 15 Melrose Place.

St. Louis Talent Scount Returns to IowaApr 27, 11pm

After 15 years, Mary Clarke a scout for the St. Louis based modeling agency called Mother Model Management, returns to the Midwest with her agency in search of potential talent to introduce to the world.

All But Forgotten Comics: Millie the ModelApr 27, 9pm

As a man who prides himself on his fashion along with his love for comics, nothing pleases me more than Marvel's Millie the Model.

Former UI Student Joins Gay Marriage Campaign and Releases BookApr 28, 2pm

A couple of days ago, a former of University of Iowa student made waves with the release of a book focusing on and openly supporting gay marriage.
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