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Posted August 10, 2016in Homepage Cover Story, Our View

Welcome to the new Cityview

Additional content. More pages. Increased press run. More distribution. Larger format. Glossy covers. High-bright newsprint. These are some of the changes that you will notice in this new monthly version of Cityview, but let’s start with some of your old favorites that you can continue to rely on. The popular

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Posted August 10, 2016in Feature 1

Iowa State Fair Music

It’s time to turn up the volume and dance away the calories consumed in the fried Twinkie you enjoyed at the Iowa State Fair. It’s August again, which means it is time to strap on your stretchy, funnel-cake-eatin’ pants and head on down to the Iowa State Fair for two

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Posted August 10, 2016in Feature 2

Corporate art

American Enterprise Group (AEG) reopened its historic Sixth Avenue headquarters last year after a long $30-35 million restoration of the original Gordon Bunshaft building. The famous architect’s design featured two walls without windows and two with ceiling-to-floor natural light. That convinced Watson Powell Jr., the CEO of parent company American

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Posted August 10, 2016in Feature 3

Fall arts & entertainment guide

Fall weather is a welcome respite from the oppressive and blazing heat of summer. But just because summer days have come and gone, it doesn’t mean the party is over. The metro area offers many fun events and activities in the coming months. We’ve compiled a list of as many

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Posted July 27, 2016in Cover Story

Dead tired
Not getting a good night’s sleep isn’t just harmful to your overall well-being — it can be deadly, too

Todd Rullestad was used to getting the elbow in the middle of the night from his wife, Ashley. Not an accidental, rollover tap, but the “You’re snoring, wake up, stop it,” version. But it wasn’t just her husband’s snoring that concerned Ashley — he also seemed to stop breathing. At

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Posted July 13, 2016in Homepage Cover Story

Coolest Beer Festival Around!

Indoor air conditioned venue, unlimited beer samples, food vendors and live music take Des Moines’ original beer festival to a new level. Cityview’s annual Summer Brewfest returns this Saturday, July 16 with unlimited beer samples, an assortment of food options, live music, and, for the first time ever, the climate-controlled

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Posted July 06, 2016in Homepage Cover Story

80/35
Your complete guide to who’s who, what’s where, and when you can see it

      It is time once again, boys and girls. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, the 80/35 Music Festival has returned to Western Gateway Park. For two days — July 8 and 9 — downtown will become a bastion of music, art and street food, as the Des

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Posted June 29, 2016in Cover Story, Homepage Cover Story

Independence
Our look at the day, the declaration, the people and the promise of our American scripture

Odd as it may seem, the first published news about the Declaration of Independence and our glorious Fourth of July was the top “Twitter” post of 1776. In 13 words and 78 letters, the Pennsylvania Evening Post squeezed some late-breaking news onto its Page 4: “This day the CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

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Posted June 22, 2016in Cover Story

Des Moines’ Most Dangerous Places
You might be surprised what you learn

    One man was doused in lighter fluid, set on fire and burned to death. Another man, at a different location, was a victim of a shooting and passed away on a central city neighborhood lawn. Des Moines isn’t generally considered dangerous, but the metro has seen 62 criminal

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Posted June 15, 2016in Cover Story

‘You took away my worth’

  A sexual assault victim’s powerful message to her attacker   On Jan. 17, 2015, a 19-year-old Stanford University freshman, Brock Allen Turner, was spotted by two fellow Stanford students thrusting himself upon the body of an unconscious and barely-clad woman behind a dumpster near a campus fraternity house. Turner

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