It’s National Voter Registration Day – Iowa City locals, are YOU registered to vote for your favorite local businesses? Okay, so today’s national holiday miiiight not be an official Locals Love Us holiday 😉 , but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to support our local business owners by encouraging YOU to support them with … Continue reading 3 Reasons to VOTE
With the upcoming fall season comes the opportunity to take those annual family photos – fall colors, cozy outfits – it’s the ideal set up for taking the photo for your Christmas card! Of course, wrangling the whole family together to coordinate outfits, finding a quality photographer, and deciding on THE Christmas card photo adds … Continue reading Taking the Best Family Photos!
Did you know we have TWO categories dedicated to the local best food businesses? Whether you’re looking for a great grocery store, brewery, restaurant, or more, our Dining and Food/Drink categories are home to the best of the best! To celebrate these wonderful businesses that fuel our community, we’re embarking on a food tour of … Continue reading Take a Food Tour of Iowa City!
Monday, September 5 is Labor Day! This annual federal holiday offers a time to celebrate and honor the hard work of American workers – and what better way to celebrate than a long weekend? This weekend also notes the inevitable end of summer and the transition into fall, with the new school year starting up … Continue reading Celebrate Iowa City’s Local Workers!
We love Iowa City and the people in it, and we love celebrating their businesses! We recognize the hard work and dedication it takes to run a coffeeshop/roofing company/restaurant/hotel/etc., and we’re so thankful that locals like you take the time to vote for them and let us know who you love. Meeting so many wonderful … Continue reading Lending a Helping Hand in Iowa City
Department stores have been teasing us for MONTHS with their back-to-school sections stocked full of new and colorful binders, freshly sharpened pencils, and backpacks with the latest trendy designs. The shopping experience is fairly simple, as most schools provide a handy list of everything your child is expected to have. Once those glue sticks and … Continue reading Back to School Tips & Tricks
August tends to be a month of hot, hot, and hot days – the dog days of summer! Last month we shared ways to beat the heat, so today, we’re going to use this summery phrase literally. Our beloved pets don’t escape the heat, so it’s important to make sure they stay cool & happy! … Continue reading Surviving the Dog Days of Summer
Hey, business owners! If we’ve stopped by with an award to congratulate you on being a winner and you thought, “Wait, what?”, or if you’ve registered your business with Locals Love Us and are thinking, “Now what?”, this blog post is for you! We’ve collected a handful of Frequently Asked Questions from our website to … Continue reading Business F.A.Q.s – Answered!￼
Summer means spending more time outside, and while most days are fun-in-the-sun, those extremely hot days (and we see you, humidity) have us searching for ways to enjoy the day while also not being miserable. So today, we’re sharing the love with the best places in Iowa City to cool off and beat the heat! … Continue reading Beat the Heat!
At Locals Love Us, we’re on a mission to find and celebrate the best of the best in Iowa City. YOU – the voter – help us achieve this by telling us about your favorite, go-to businesses! When your favorite businesses win, we get the chance to work with them by featuring them in our … Continue reading Share the Love Stories