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Get the Purest Pairing Wednesday Evenings at Sushi Popo

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Iowa City,  IA   52246

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  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Monday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Johnson County may reconsider denial of tax refund | TheGazette

IOWA CITY — A recent vote by the Johnson County Board of Supervisors not to refund the taxes a resident paid after an erroneous assessment has gained the attention of some state legislators.

Statewide attention and mounting public discussion over the assessment that included a nonexistent cellular tower has Supervisor Mike Carberry taking another look at the matter.

via thegazette.com


Hawkeyes downed by Bears | Daily Iowan Sports

SPRINGFIELD, MOIowa baseball’s usually sharp pitching was anything but on Saturday as the Missouri State Bears capitalized on a litany of walks to down the Hawkeyes 5-3.

Junior Blake Hickman’s struggles on the mound continued as he went only 3.2 innings, threw 87 pitches, and walked 5 batters, giving up two earned runs in the process. He was also called for a balk.

“I just kind of lost it there. I kept trying to battle,” Hickman said. “Things just got away from me.”

via dailyiowansports.com


Get the Purest Pairing Wednesday Evenings at Sushi Popo

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725 Mormon Trek Blvd
Iowa City,  IA   52246

Phone

319-338-7676

Business Hours

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Monday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Hawkeyes win NCAA baseball opener over Oregon : Hawkmania.com: Iowa Hawkeyes sports

Tyler Peyton limited Oregon to one run in 7.1 innings to help second-seeded Iowa beat the third-seeded Ducks 3-1 on Friday in their NCAA regional opener in Springfield, Mo.

Peyton (7-4) struck out five and didn't walk a batter to help the Hawkeyes (40-16) win for the first time in NCAA Tournament play since the 1972 College World Series.

via qctimes.com


Disney Is Not Moving Forward With Tron 3 | TIME

Back in April, it was announced that Tron: Legacy stars Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund would reprise their roles for the third film, which Joseph Kosinski was set to direct. (According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney also wanted Jared Leto for a role in the film, but nothing had been formally discussed with the actor.) Though the project was never given an official green light, production was in line to begin later this year, reportedly in Vancouver.

The sequel, made 28 years after the kitschy ’80s sci-fi cult classic with Jeff Bridges, grossed $400 million worldwide from a reported $170 million budget.

via time.com


Election 2016: Martin O'Malley announces 2016 bid, knocks Hillary Clinton over Wall Street ties - CBS News

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley launched his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Saturday with a rally in Baltimore, heavily focusing on economic inequality and American workers.

"Together, as one nation, we must build an American economy that works again for all of us," O'Malley told a crowd gathered at a Baltimore park. "That means good jobs and wage policies that allow hardworking families to actually get ahead. That means a higher minimum wage, overtime pay for overtime work and respect for the rights of all workers to organize and collectively bargain for better wages."

via www.cbsnews.com


Get the Purest Pairing Wednesday Evenings at Sushi Popo

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725 Mormon Trek Blvd
Iowa City,  IA   52246

Phone

319-338-7676

Business Hours

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Monday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Bill Clinton as First Gent? He’d break new ground — and maybe a little china.

All presidential elections are, by definition, historic, but some break more new ground than others.

And this next one?

“Uncharted waters,” says Dee Dee Myers, who was press secretary in the Clinton White House.

“Historical moment, cultural moment,” says Chris Lehane, a longtime Clinton campaign operative.

Their adjectives were not about the possibility of the first woman in the Oval Office (though yes, they all think that’s a watershed) but rather about the office on the other side of the building, in the East Wing. The election of a woman president would mean that for the first time, the first lady would be … a man.

via yahoo.com


Get ready for Iowa Arts Festival - street closures, transit route changes, general info announced

The first of Iowa City's summer festivals, the Iowa Arts Festival, takes place June 5-7, requiring numerous street closures, parking changes and alterations to bus routes. The festival staff has made changes this year to increase safety, accommodate more vendors and larger crowds, and improve access to Downtown businesses and vendors. As a result of these changes, Clinton Street will be added to the list of street closures this year and streets will close earlier for festival set-up.

Downtown street closures
Beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 4:
• Iowa Avenue, between Clinton Street and Dubuque Street
• Clinton Street, between Jefferson Street and Iowa Avenue
• Clinton Street, between Iowa Avenue and Washington Street

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4:
• Linn Street, between Washington Street and Iowa Avenue

Beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 4:
• Iowa Avenue, between Dubuque Street and Linn Street
• Washington Street, between Clinton Street and Linn Street
• Dubuque Street, between Washington Street and Iowa Avenue

These streets will remain closed until approximately midnight after the conclusion of the festival on Sunday.

Parking
On-street and reserved parking: On-street parking in the Downtown area will be reduced due to street closures. In addition, some on-street, ramp and lot parking will be reserved for Arts Festival vendors, artists, performers and service vehicles. Watch closely for posted signs indicating restricted parking.

Parking ramps and regulations: The Parking Division will run a normal schedule throughout the event. All parking regulations will be in effect and will be enforced. All five City parking ramps located in close proximity to Iowa Arts Festival activities -- Tower Place, Chauncey Swan, Dubuque Street, Court Street Transportation Center and Old Capitol Town Center -- will operate normally, with regular hours and parking rates. To view a map of parking ramp locations, visit www.icgov.org/parking.

Bike parking: A special area for bike parking will be established as part of the festival. It will be located at the intersection of Dubuque Street and Iowa Avenue, on the northwest side.

Transit
Transit service: Free transit service will be available on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6. The Saturday schedule will operate normally, with the detours due to festival rerouting still in effect. There will be no bus service on Sunday, June 7.

Bus interchange: Beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, the bus interchange on Clinton Street will be relocated to the Court Street Transportation Center at 380 S. Dubuque Street.

Outbound bus closures: The following outbound bus stops will be closed and will not be serviced during the Iowa Arts Festival:
• Stop 7200: Washington Street and Linn Street
• Stop 7201: Washington Street and Gilbert Street
• Stop 7400: Clinton Street and Jefferson Street
• Stop 7401: Jefferson Street and Linn Street

Inbound bus closures: The following inbound bus stops will be closed and will not be serviced during the Iowa Arts Festival:
• Stop 7081: Madison Street and Washington Street
• Stop 7079: UI Lindquist Center
• Stop 7206: Market Street and Linn Street
• Stop 7207: Clinton Street and Jefferson Street
• Stop 7243: Iowa City Recreation Center
• Stop 7244: Burlington Street and Dubuque Street

Normal schedules and use of the regular interchange location will resume on Monday, June 8.

Information, assistance and emergency services
• Accessibility shuttle: An accessibility shuttle golf cart will be available to people with mobility issues who need help getting back and forth from the parking ramps to the main festival area. Call 319-325-6567 to request a pick-up.

• Festival info: For festival information and assistance, attendees may stop by one of the Iowa Arts Festival information booths at the main festival entrances located at Clinton and Washington Street or Iowa Avenue and Linn Street, as well as at the Arts Festival Merchandise Booth on Clinton Street. City of Iowa City Ambassadors working in the Downtown area can also help answer questions. Police will be providing foot patrol for those in need of assistance.

• First Aid booth: Johnson County Ambulance Service will be at the First Aid booth during peak festival hours, when available, and other First Aid-certified volunteers will be staffing the booth at other times.

• The Iowa City Fire Department reminds the public of the festival's close proximity to Fire Station #1 on the corner of Washington and Gilbert Streets, and asks festival-goers to be prepared at all times to yield to emergency vehicles.

For more information, visit the Iowa Arts Festival's website at www.summerofthearts.org or contact Shannon McMahon, Communications Coordinator, at 319-356-5058.