Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Feature Story
Winter Arts & Entertainment Guide

Are you bouncing off the walls? Or are you under the weather with cabin fever? Are you irritated by an annoying itch that only some good old-fashioned fun can scratch? [...]

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Feature Story
Psychic Guidance

Goddess Keyes, aka Yvette Keyes, pauses, looking hard at the cards.  I feel a tingly whisper of warning on the back of my neck. Will she see that my wife [...]

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Business Feature
Location, location, location

Location, location, location. The old adage says it is everything in real estate and business. However, sometimes business owners find what might have been a great location at one time [...]

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Civic Skinny
Sign of change at The Boat House. Iowa booze sales soar. LHF snubs longtime mud run race directors.

The Johnston City Council started hearing complaints in July regarding a sign posted at The Boat House, a bar located across from Hyperion Field Club at 7695 N.W. Beaver Drive [...]

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Political Mercury
‘If not me, who?’ former admiral asks in Senate campaign

As a western Iowan who worked in two packing plants, grew up the son of a teacher and machinist and served decades in the Navy, Ret. Adm. Mike Franken sees [...]

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Film Review
‘Nightmare Alley’

When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena Krumbein (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he earns [...]

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Food Dude
RC’s Diner

Des Moines has long boasted of an extraordinary number of Italian, mostly Calabrian, restaurants. Since Bob Ray opened the state to immigrants from Southeast Asia and Mexico in the late [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
Bowling in Des Moines

As a child, my father would drag me to Town and Country Bowling and Cocktail Lounge in Rock Island, Illinois. I remember a giant Chief Black Hawk sign in front [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
‘Begone, Satan!’ or ‘Come hither, Iowa Angels’?

It began when she was 14 years old. Secret voices. Shameful desires. Unholy thoughts of suicide and mayhem. This went on for 26 years until she had enough of the [...]

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Center Stage
What does 2022 have to offer?

Puppets take center stage in the live theater scene in January. From a singing feathered critter to golden TV icons, appealing characters anchor a fun month, launching a new — [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

When was the last time you made a snowman?

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