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9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

“We must never forget that Black History is American History.” February is not all about Valentine’s Day, it’s also Black History Month. There are many ways we can celebrate Black History and Culture, especially by educating ourselves and our children about it. Read the post for some suggestions.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

This is a very special weekend with lots of activities organized by North Liberty’s Beat the Bitter, including fireworks! Click to see the full list and enjoy!

How to Keep Your 2021 Resolutions

How to Keep Your 2021 Resolutions

Researchers who have studied resolutions predict that most people will slip by January 19. Our parent company, The Local Moms Network, turned to three resolution experts for their simple tips for keeping your resolutions and commitment to grow this year. Click here to read what they have to say.

Meet Melissa (Avenson) Gifford

Meet Melissa (Avenson) Gifford

Melissa (39) is a Hair Stylist and owner of Avenson Salon, in Iowa City. She has a 3 year-old boy and loves life in the Corridor. Find out her favorite things in the area and how she juggles work with mommyhood.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Looking for something to do with your family this weekend? Check out this list of fun activities to do at home or out at a social distance. Enjoy!

Meet Alex Schmidt

Meet Alex Schmidt

Alex (30) is a registered Dietitian and mother of 2, who lives in Iowa City. She works at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and also has her own private practice supporting moms in feeding their families in a way that promotes a good relationship with food.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2021 is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A few events will be happening around the Corridor area to celebrate Human Rights and honor Dr. King Jr.’s life and legacy. Read more about his story and take part in the events.

Winter Fun in the Corridor

Winter Fun in the Corridor

We have 2 more months of winter, so why not explore new entertainment options? If you are a local, chances are you’ve done all of this many times before. But if you are new to Iowa, there are plenty fun and safe things for you to try, even during a pandemic. Check it out!

Meet Angie Dao

Meet Angie Dao

Angie (57) is Vietnamese, mother to Hung and owner of local business Liberty View Wine & Spirits, in North Liberty. Find out more about her story and why she loves living in the Corridor Area.

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas!

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas!

Bummed about staying close to home this winter season? We hear you. So many of us skipped family travel for the holidays or winter break. We hope these “staycation” ideas give you inspiration for the rest of the winter.

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

This Brussels Sprouts Gratin recipe is a fun swap for the classic green bean casserole, and the healthy dose of cheese and heavy cream may be just what it takes to make the whole family Brussels sprouts fans!

Meet Lívia Woodcock

Meet Lívia Woodcock

I’m Lívia (36), the mom behind iowacitycedarrapids.com. I’m a Brazilian living in the US for the past 6 years and have opened my own party business months after having my daughter. Read about my story and why I’ve started this platform.

Human Trafficking: The Ugly Truth

Human Trafficking: The Ugly Truth

Human Trafficking is happening all across the country, including locally. Miriam Schauer, who is an active advocate against the matter, shares a few insights here in an effort to educate the community about what’s happening right under our noses.

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