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Celebrating Forty Years of Blank & McCune

By |September 26, 2019|Blank and McCune, Community, Iowa City, News, News & Blog|

[su_spacer size="10"] Celebrating 40 Years [su_spacer size="10"] September 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Blank & McCune, The Real Estate Company, co-founded by  Jackie Blank and Jane McCune.  They were the first female broker-owners in the Iowa City area, and among very few in the nation, to break the mold [...]

Rock Out with the Whole Family at North Liberty Blues & BBQ 2019

By |July 3, 2019|Community|

For one summer day each year, one Iowa community becomes the blues capital of the Midwest during the North Liberty Blues & BBQ festival. And admission is free. It's more than blues. And it's more than a barbecue. It's a family-friendly event that in 2018 drew a crowd of more than 17,000 [...]

Have a Great Time at the Iowa City Jazz Festival 2019!

By |July 2, 2019|Community|

It's time for the 29th Annual Iowa City Jazz Festival! From July 5-7, come to downtown Iowa City to see some of the best jazz in the area and enjoy some time with family and friends! Whether you're traveling from out of town or walking over from your home, the Iowa [...]

Spend This Saturday At The Iowa City Downtown Block Party

By |June 20, 2019|Community, Iowa City|

Kick off your Fourth of July festivities early--the 3rd annual Iowa City Downtown Block Party is this Saturday, June 22, from 2-11 pm. For newcomers to Iowa City, this is a not-to-be-missed party with something for everyone in the family. Last year, over 42,000 of your neighbors came out for all kinds of [...]

Juneteenth In Iowa City Has Something For Everybody

By |June 19, 2019|Community|

Wondering what that "Juneteenth" holiday is on your smartphone calendar? You're not alone--most Iowans have no idea what Juneteenth is, or why it's there, on June 19. In short, Juneteenth is the annual remembrance of the recognition of the abolition of slavery on June 19, 1865. Slavery had been abolished by proclamation [...]

Not Just for Students: 10 Ways to Enjoy the University of Iowa

By |April 18, 2019|Community|

Iowa City is renowned for its diversity, cultural events, and vibrant downtown scene. Though many factors contribute to Iowa City's dynamic community, the University of Iowa stands out as a vital shaping force in the city. As the oldest university in the state, UI attracts students from all over the [...]

Blank and McCune Expands Leadership Team

By |April 11, 2019|Blank and McCune, News|

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Tim Conroy and Leslie Fitzpatrick joined the leadership team of BLANK & McCUNE The Real Estate Company as co-owners with its two current owners, Designated Broker/Owner Teresa Morrow and Co-Broker/Owner Alan Swanson. Both Leslie and Tim are youthful, well-respected professionals at the firm, and their [...]

The Mission Creek Festival 2019

By |March 28, 2019|Community|

Downtown Iowa City will come alive with the arts this April, as the 14th annual Mission Creek Festival takes place on April 2 -7, 2019. Since 2006, the festival has been presented by the historic Englert Theatre,  Iowa City's 106-year old community arts center, and performance space. This sweeping celebration of music, art, and literature [...]

13 Ways to Make Your Home’s Exterior Shine This Spring

By |March 25, 2019|Community|

A lot of the time, we focus the idea of "spring cleaning" on the inside of our home. Spring is, however, time to handle a lot of outdoor maintenance if we want to enjoy our "outdoor rooms" through the summer and improve our home's exterior curb appeal. After Iowa's tough [...]

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