Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Locker Room

Hy-Vee Big Four Classic

’Tis the season to try and fit a little more in — a little more food on the table, a couple of more presents under the tree and a little more basketball into your day. Check out one of the marquee basketball events in the Midwest — the Hy-Vee Big

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Book Review

‘Terrapin And Other Poems’

Wendell Berry, who turned 80 this year, has written more than 50 books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Berry is an award-winning author, the recipient of numerous esteemed prizes from a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 1962 to the recently-earned National Humanities Medal. His writing has had great influence on contemporary poetry

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Art Pimp

A very good year with more to come

The close of 2014 happened with a flurry of architectural promise. Demolition began on a several Ingersoll area buildings to make way for Des Moines’ first Fresh Market, a Whole Foods-like chain from Carolina. Kemin announced a handsome new headquarters in east Des Moines. The venerable buildings that housed The

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Your Money

Paid for by the taxpayers… in the City of Des Moines

Amount: $1,667.68 To: Skold Door & Floor Company For: 4 service calls and associated parts Amount: $1,558.80 To: Specialized Wholesale & Technology For: 5 gallons of winter diesel fuel additive Amount: $3,947.20 To: Sprint For: Phone services Amount: $1,021.50 To: Office Max For: Assorted office supplies Amount: $645.17 To: MidAmerican

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in Duffy

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in Belly Up

Mangez bien: ‘Eat well’ at Django

It’s Saturday night, and the whole group is together. The women want different wines, and men want football and a cigar-induced hangout. The only thing the group can agree on is that everyone wants to go somewhere classy. Sound familiar? Downtown Des Moines is home to a place that can

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in Game Day

Army (4-7) vs. Navy (6-5) When: Saturday, Dec. 13 Where: M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland Kickoff: 2 p.m. CDT Now that the college football schedule has wound down, bowl invitations have been sent and accepted and the coaching carousel is ever-so-slightly beginning to turn, it’s time to sit back, rub

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in Food Dude

Eatery A — new place of the year

Good new ideas enriched the local food scene this year. The Drake Law School premiered Second Course. Students learning about hunger, waste and food insecurity partnered with Sodexo and Eat Greater Des Moines to develop a network that redistributes food that would otherwise go to waste. At press time, they

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in What the?

Next week’s photo: This week’s winner: “You can’t fool me, Jed. That ain’t no Chevy Avalanche!” –Heidi Soliday    Runners-up: “Proving yet again he’s no good until his morning coffee, Frank filled his cup with gas and ordered a large macchiato for his pickup.” –Chris Siebrasse “The cartels new plan

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December 10, 2014 by Lindsey in Cover Story

Where do they go?

Deciding which bathroom to use isn’t a concern for most people. They see the corresponding sign and walk in — no big deal. But for some, it’s not that simple. Society has divided many places and activities — restrooms, sports teams, locker rooms, college communities, clothing stores and dressing rooms

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