Life & Accent

Cherry on top

Containers of all sizes, flora fill expansive deck

Cultivating cooperation: Community gardens flourish in Eastern Iowa

“I’ve seen gardens heal communities”

Health

St. Lukes playing lullabies after births

Songs piped over Cedar Rapids hospital’s loudspeaker

CEDAR RAPIDS — St. Luke’s Hospital has a new way of marking the birth of a baby within its walls — playing Brahms’...

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Food

From the pantry: Here’s a brownie everyone can agree on

There are two brownie camps where one can reside: the camp of dense, fudgy brownies with a crinkly top and the camp of the thick, cakelike brownie...

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People and Places

Clerk takes charge in Alburnett

OFF THE MAP

Editor’s note: Each week we will literally throw a dart at a map of Eastern Iowa. Where the dart lands, we’ll head in search of a...

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Books

‘Inside Man’: A suspenseful read worthy of a good beach

Berg weaves a tapestry of literature

Hoopla

REVIEW: Nathanson, DeGraw make magic in Cedar Rapids

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