Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Cover Story
Ultimate BBQ challenge

Each year at this time, Cityview launches a search for our readers’ ideas about the ultimate place to go for a certain type of food. Four years ago you chose B&B for sandwiches, then Gusto for pizza, Chicago Speakeasy for steak, and Noodle Zoo Ankeny for pasta. This year we are asking for your best […]

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Belly Up
Malo: The ‘bad’ bar that’s really damn good

Naming a restaurant “bad” might seem like a strange way to start out a business, but for downtown Des Moines’ new Latin-inspired bar and restaurant, the name couldn’t be more opposite of its reputation. Malo opened its doors in May next to the Des Moines Social Club in an old fire station. However, you forget […]

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Locker Room
Say goodbye to the dog days of summer

Too often, man’s best friend is unable to join its master in fun and camaraderie. While the family piles in the car heading out for adventures, the dog is left behind — except for this weekend. It’s time to take in the last days of summer with your four-legged friends. And with area pools closing […]

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The Sound
Secretly good

The Secret Sisters — a neotraditional country duo consisting of not-so-secret sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers — have all the right hallmarks to appeal to anyone with a sense for rich music history. The pair hails from the music mecca of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; their lilting, sumptuous harmonies have often been compared to the Everly […]

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Film Review
John Lithgow and Alfred Molina get married in ‘Love Is Strange’

“Love is Strange” 3 stars Rated R 94 minutes Comedy Starring: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Tatyana Zbirovskaya Although it suffers from a glaring third-act jump that makes you wonder where four or five ostensibly missing scenes went, “Love Is Strange” resonates as a heartfelt allegory about committed gay relationships in modern day America. Two of […]

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Cityview's Question of the Week

Cityview’s question of the week

Does it matter to you if your bottle of Templeton Rye Iowa was distilled in Iowa or Indiana?

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