As Iowa begins to thaw out, there’s no better time to get outside. Update your spring bucket list in Iowa with fun farm tours, sweet treats and flower gardens galore.
5 Gluten-Free Restaurants in Cedar Rapids
It’s never been simpler to scope out the best gluten-free restaurants in Cedar Rapids. Be sure to check out these spots to cure your cravings for BLTs, burgers and even colorful rainbow wraps.
5 Black-Owned Bakeries in Des Moines
There’s nothing sweeter than supporting local, Black-owned bakeries in Des Moines. Check out these spots for gluten-free confections, custom-decorated cookies and over-the-top birthday cakes.
Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas in Des Moines
For tots to teens to everyone in between, here are nine fun-filled venues for a kid’s birthday party in Des Moines.
Feb. 17 to Feb. 26: Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week
There’s no better time to experience a taste of all that Cedar Rapids has to offer than between Feb. 17 and Feb. 26 for Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week. This nine-day foodie event will showcase all of your local favorites and maybe even help you find some hidden gems for future reservations.
Fab Couples: Iowa
Meet four Iowa-based power couples who share their dreams for the future, most cherished traditions (from picnics to morning coffee, together of course) and what they love most about one another.
Nonprofit of the Month: Iowa Quilt Museum
A favorite of sewists and visual arts aficionados, the Iowa Quilt Museum, based in Winterset, sets out to promote appreciation of the art of quilting. Here, Carissa Heckathorn, director, discusses the museum’s first-ever Iowa Quilt Festival, a three-day event with nationally known instructors taking place this summer.
5 Florists in Des Moines
Whether you’re searching for romantic red roses for your special someone or bohemian-inspired blooms to light up your living room, these florists in Des Moines will make your floral fantasies a reality.
Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Iowa
With all of the game-day glory, snacks and sips, there’s no competition when it comes to watching the Super Bowl in Iowa.
Restaurant of the Week: Sacred Cow Tavern
Sacred Cow Tavern is one of the few restaurants in the Oak Hill Jackson neighborhood, located right outside the Newbo District in Cedar Rapids. It opened in October of 2022, serving pub-style dishes in a unique, cozy and inviting atmosphere.