The arrival of summer in Iowa City marks the return of Summer of the Arts! Every year, Summer of the Arts brings free arts and cultural events to Iowa City, all with the aim of building community and bringing people together.
This year, our real estate agents are truly excited about all the concerts, festivals, and other events that are part of the Summer of the Arts lineup. Be sure to check out the festivities in Iowa City this summer!
It's time to celebrate spring in Cedar Rapids, and some of your favorite dining destinations around the city are hard at work gearing up for your arrival. So why not stop by and celebrate the season with some scenic patio dining? Our real estate agents have all the details on 6 Cedar Rapids restaurants with awesome patios for you to enjoy this spring.
If you're new to Cedar Rapids — or even if you're still in the process of looking at Cedar Rapids homes for sale — we highly recommend taking local tours as a way of getting to know the area. This city has a rich history and beautiful geography, thanks to its position along the Cedar River. Here are a few of the best local tours that will help grow your appreciation for Cedar Rapids.
The holiday season is here, and our real estate agents want to help you find the perfect gift!
Cedar Rapids homes for sale aren't all we do at Skogman Realty. We also know a thing or two about picking out meaningful holiday presents too. In a world where you can find just about anything you can imagine on an e-commerce website, it takes creativity and effort to hunt for a unique treasure with local flavor.
Have you been craving a delicious iced coffee in Iowa City? Our real estate agents know that a tall iced coffee is a perfect way to cool down and perk up on a hot day. Fortunately, Iowa City is home to tons of great coffee houses that offer outstanding iced coffee and so much more. Find your new favorite coffee shop with our list of 5 great destinations where you can find the best Iowa City iced coffee all summer long.
Going out to eat is such a lovely way to celebrate Mother's Day. You can treat your mom to a delicious brunch or dinner and spend a few hours enjoying her company. There are plenty of great restaurants in the Iowa City area, and these are some of the top options our real estate agents recommend for Mother's Day.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! While there are many breakfast options to choose from, we love to start our mornings with a warm waffle topped with all the fixings.
Our real estate agents agree that this breakfast staple is truly deserving of an international holiday. Celebrate International Waffle Day on Thursday, March 25 with your favorite breakfast from one of these great restaurants around Cedar Rapids.
Cheese, sauce, crispy crust. Such a simple recipe, yet there are so many different directions that it can be taken. The first pizzeria in the United States was opened in 1905, and pizza has been one of our favorite foods ever since. National Pizza Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of the most popular, beloved dishes in the world, and you'll find no shortage of fantastic places to grab a slice in the Iowa City area. Our real estate agents have all of the cheesy, delicious details on where to celebrate National Pizza Day around Iowa City this year.
Who's hungry? Cedar Rapids is home to a wealth of dining options, including a lot of great healthy eateries. If you're anything like our real estate agents and are making a solid effort to eat healthier in the new year, then you might want to check some of these places out!
Some days, you need a good hot cup of Joe to get you through. Our real estate agents understand this, and we're happy to have many great coffee shops nearby. In honor of National Espresso Day, which is coming right up on November 23, we thought we'd share some of our favorite spots to grab a latte in the Cedar Rapids area.
June is National Ice Cream Month, and our real estate agents don't want you to miss out on the chance to indulge your sweet tooth. Luckily, there are plenty of wonderful bakeries, ice cream parlors, and family restaurants near some of the best Coralville homes for sale.
Let's take a look at some of the "sweetest" names in Coralville ice cream:
Our REALTORS® couldn't be more excited for all the basketball games we'll get to watch in March! If you share our enthusiasm for basketball's most exciting event, you're in the right place.
Coralville locals take their sports seriously, and it shows! Here are a few of our favorite sports bars where you can fill in your brackets and keep up with all the games.
Did you know Cedar Rapids is home to a robust, ever-growing craft brewing scene? Fall is an excellent time to explore all that local breweries have to offer. There are tons of breweries located close to Cedar Rapids homes for sale, and each offers something unique. Our real estate agents know Cedar Rapids, and we've got the delicious details on 6 local craft breweries for fall beers in the city.
Iowa Brewing Co. – 708 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
With a convenient downtown location and great deals every day of the week, Iowa Brewing Co. offers everything you need for a night on the town. Stop by on weekends to try the craft beer produced by Iowa Brewing Co., and enjoy fresh, unique food from local food trucks. Iowa Brewing Co. produces a huge variety of craft beer, including seasonal brews, anniversary releases, special releases, and an extraordinary collection of flagship brews.
Wine and cheese is an appropriate pairing for any day or occasion. In fact, it's such a popular combo that July 25 has been declared National Wine and Cheese Day. Celebrate the holiday at one of these great wine bars around Iowa City recommended by our real estate agents. Cheers!