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Ashley Flury
Fabulous People

Fabulous People: Ashley Flury

Ashley Flury is the manager of Coach’s Corner, a sports bar and restaurant in Iowa City. Coach’s Corner serves as the local gathering spot to enjoy just about any sporting event and is also a supporter of nearby high school and University of Iowa athletics.

Dairy Farm
Family & Pets, See & Do

Best Iowa Dairy Farms

Known for its cheese curds and Blue Bunny ice cream, Iowa boasts some of the largest dairy farms across the states–most of which offer family-friendly private tours to give locals an exclusive look into farm life, dairy production and the animals behind it.

UP Skybar
Featured Restaurants, Food & Drink

Restaurant of the Week: UP Skybar

Located at The Current Iowa hotel in Davenport, UP Skybar is a rooftop bar that serves upscale cocktails, frozen libations, beer, wine and even a few sips that are served as an adult version of a juice pouch. Besides the cocktail selection, UP Skybar also serves shareables that you can enjoy with someone or make it a meal for yourself.

dogs forever
Nonprofit of the Month, Philanthropy

Nonprofit of the Month: Dogs Forever

With a commitment to saving the lives of hard-to-place and homeless dogs, Cedar Rapids-based Dogs Forever is an Adoption Guarantee shelter. Here, Lisa Carrara, secretary, and Joyce Thompson, president, discuss how the pandemic has altered Dogs Forever’s day-to-day, the nonprofit’s goals for 2021 and various fundraising events that locals can enjoy this month.

Megan McDaniel
Fabulous People

Fabulous People: Megan McDaniel

Megan McDaniel is the wedding and social event executive for Iowa-based The Rewind Hotel, Hotel Renovo and Revel Hotel. “I work with our couples to help them plan, design and execute their event, helping them bring their vision for the big day to reality.”

Iowa State Fair
Family & Pets, See & Do

Iowa State Fair

After its first opening in 1854, the Iowa State Fair has become an award-winning, annual tradition–not just for Iowans, but for visitors across the globe. The fair will take place August 12 to August 22 in Des Moines with more than a million people expected in attendance.

whitney coyle
Fabulous People

Fabulous People: Whitney Coyle

Whitney Coyle is the owner of Lux Pop Up Picnics, which sets the stage for themed luxury picnics for special occasions and expands to Waterloo and surrounding areas on August 1. “This is an exciting expansion, and we can’t wait to serve Iowa.”