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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Celebrates National Taco Day with $1.50 Tacos All Day


Baja TacosOn National Taco Day – Sunday, October 4 – Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will offer select $1.50 tacos all day*. Head to your neighborhood Fuzzy’s and celebrate with a breakfast taco or Baja taco (or both)! 

This year you can enjoy your tacos on a Fuzzy’s patio with a FuzzyRita or bring them home for a taco party with your family! Special National Taco Day pricing is valid for dine-in, and for the first time ever will also be available for takeout and online orders** placed through the Fuzzy’s Taco Shop website and app.  

Fuzzy Taco Shop’s signature Baja tacos are served on the guests’ choice of tortilla, and are made with choice of protein including shredded chicken or brisket, seasoned ground beef, spicy pork, and grilled veggies, and their signature garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro and feta. Fuzzy’s breakfast tacos feature the guest’s choice of eggs, cheese, bacon, chorizo, and potatoes. 

Follow Fuzzy’s Taco Shop on Instagram and Facebook for your daily dose of tacos. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has nearly 150 corporate- and franchise-owned locations in 16 states. For a full list of locations please visit 

*Promotion excludes fajita, shrimp, or Mahi, including California Heat and Citrus Heat Mahi. 

**Online ordering, where available, will be limited to a 10-taco maximum; quantity limits may apply for dine-in and takeout orders. Not valid on third-party delivery orders or with any other discounts.

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Sunday, October 4, 2020


Find your neighborhood Fuzzy’s Taco Shop here


Founded in 2003 near the Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop® is a fast casual restaurant serving Mexican favorites with a splash of Baja. The laid-back atmosphere pairs perfectly with signature Baja-style tacos, famous chips and queso and icy-cold beverages always served at a chill price. With nearly 150 corporate- and franchise-owned locations in 16 states, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop was named Nation’s Restaurant News’ #10 “Fastest Growing Chains” of 2018, was included on Franchise Business Review’s “Top Franchises” list in 2017 and was one of QSR magazine’s Top 6 “Best Franchise Deals by Franchisee Satisfaction” in 2016.

Fuzzy's Taco Shop Introduces a NEW TACO: The Citrus Heat Mahi Taco

Citrus Heat Mahi Taco_1Fuzzy's Taco Shop has brought back a fan favorite to bring some heat just in time for the cooler weather. The Citrus Heat Mahi Taco is now available at Fuzzy's and is a must-try! 
The new Citrus Heat Mahi Taco features grilled or tempura Mahi on a soft corn tortilla with garlic sauce, a zesty orange honey habanero sauce (made with Fuzzy's Taco Shop Habanero Butt Burnin' Sauce) and a crunchy cabbage slaw with jalapenos and red bell peppers, topped with a Fuzzy Dusted grilled pineapple.
Pick one up at your local Fuzzy's Taco Shop. Find a location near you here:

Council Listening Posts to feature topics aimed at improving community policing

Graphic for City Council listening post on Sept. 16, 2020.

Members of the Iowa City City Council will hold a Listening Post at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at Mercer Park, 2701 Bradford Drive. Council representatives who will be in attendance at the first event are Mayor Pro Tem Mazahir Salih, Councilor Laura Bergus, and Councilor Janice Weiner.

This event will serve as the first in a series of six planned to aid in the development of a plan to improve community policing. Each listening post will feature a different area of focus, and relevant service providers will be invited to contribute their insight and expertise to the conversation. Detailed topics and schedules for the remaining listening posts will be announced. Comments can be shared directly with Council at the event or online.

The Wednesday, Sept. 16 event will focus on the topics of mental health, crisis intervention, and addiction. Local service providers who will be in attendance are Becci Reedus of the Mobile Crisis Outreach/CommUnity Crisis Center, and Ron Berg of Prelude Behavioral Services.

Those who cannot attend, can submit ideas using the online form at, under Community Policing Public Input.

Face coverings and social distancing will be required to participate in this event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the City's face covering ordinance. The City will provide masks at no charge to participants who do not have one. Those who attend should also bring their own chairs, blankets, and water. 

Grand Opening Events for Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse

Celebrate the area’s newest venues for concerts, family shows, and special events!

Xtream ArenaCORALVILLE -- Join us at the grand opening of Xtream Arena and GreenState Family Fieldhouse, located at 200 E. 9th Street in the Iowa River Landing, on September 17 and 20, 2020. 

Visit the grand opening events to explore these state-of-the-art facilities. A ribbon cutting kicks off the grand opening on September 17 at 4:00 pm. Both dates are free and open to the public. 

Special Events

Thursday, September 17 | 4:00 pm-8:00 pm 

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:00 pm at the main Xtream Arena Entrance Plaza.
  • Gift bags with items from partners will be available at the top of each hour to the first 50 guests in the door.
  • Guests will have the opportunity to walk through a suite, visit the Gerdin Family Club Room, and tour locker rooms, among other areas not accessible during events.
  • Free popcorn and soda will be handed out at the concession stand near the main entrance.

Sunday, September 20 | 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

  • Gift bags with items from partners will be available at the top of each hour to the first 50 guests in the door.
  • Guests will have the opportunity to walk through a suite, visit the Gerdin Family Club Room, and tour locker rooms, among other areas not accessible during events.
  • Free popcorn and soda will be handed out at the concession stand near the main entrance.

Health & Safety Guidelines

Following local and state guidelines, guests are asked to comply with the posted signage and tour route throughout the facility. Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by following these guidelines: 

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times while inside the venue.
  • Please social distance by staying at least 6 feet away from guests not in your party.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the venue.
  • Please do not enter the venue if you are feeling sick or experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms (including fever, cough, and shortness of breath), have tested positive for COVID-19, were in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or someone currently awaiting a COVID-19 test result, or if government mandates require that you be in quarantine.

Learn More

Xtream Arena is a 5,100 fixed-seat arena, with a concert capacity up to 6,600. It is the new home arena for University of Iowa women’s volleyball and supports a full-size sheet of ice. The complex also includes office and retail space, an attached Staybridge Suites Hotel, and new facilities for the Johnson County Historical Society and the Antique Car Museum of Iowa.

GreenState Family Fieldhouse is connected to Xtream Arena and offers 53,000 square feet and five multi-use courts for amateur and professional sporting events, concerts, graduations, community recreation programming, and special events.

For more information, visit

Bike Maintenance Pop Up Class

CORALVILLE - Register for this pop up bike maintenance class and get your bike ready for many beautiful fall rides. Taught by the bike experts at Scheels, this quick pop up will teach you how to clean and lube the drive train and change a flat tire. Event will be held at the North Ridge Pavilion on Thursday, September 10 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Space is limited to ten people and their bikes. Register by calling Coralville Parks and Recreation at 319-248-1750. Free event, mask required.

Iowa City Splash Pads to close for season

Splash Pads Closed

It is hard to believe, but summer’s warm temperatures are coming to an end in Iowa City. The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department will close the City’s splash pads starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The winterization process will start immediately and splash pads are expected to reopen for recreational use in spring 2021. 

For more information, contact Juli Seydell Johnson, Parks & Recreation Director, at or 319-356-5104.

Coralville Recreation Center Announces Fall Hours

The Coralville Recreation Center has set a modified schedule for fall hours. The schedule will have assigned times for different age groups and program types.  This will allow equitable use among different ages and abilities while maintaining a reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.  Special times have also been allocated for families to use the gym and game room together during weekdays as a break from online learning.  

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Allegra in Coralville Earns Business Award

Award-Winning Marketing Print Mail Company Helping Local Businesses Reopen Safely
CORALVILLE, Iowa — Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Coralville was recently honored with an award from leading marketing, print and graphic communications franchise network, Alliance Franchise Brands.
The annual award recognizes excellence in sales and customer service. It comes as Allegra is providing critical resources to help local businesses reopen safely and quickly as restrictions are lifted.
“We are all in this together, contributing to the reopening and comeback for our business community,” said Celeste Hutchinson, owner of Allegra. “This recognition reminds us that no one does it alone. Our loyal customers are the ones we honor, and we share this award with them.”
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Allegra quickly moved to support local businesses and continues to serve the community with creative and innovative indoor and outdoor signage solutions.
As Johnson County works to reopen amidst local restrictions lifting, Allegra has created resources for businesses, including reopening guidelines that offer a comprehensive checklist methodology. Allegra can also provide all necessary graphics and signs needed to reopen swiftly and easily, creating a safe environment for customers and employees.
Located at 411 2nd Street, Suite C, Allegra is a professional services business serving the communications needs of small and medium-sized organizations – graphic design, printing, direct mail marketing, signs, banners and vehicle graphics.
Allegra is independently owned and operated and is a member of the Alliance Franchise Brands network, linking more than 600 locations throughout North America.
For more information about Allegra in Coralville, visit or call (319) 351-7100.