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Feature Story
Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Ah, there’s nothing like summer in Des Moines. Concerts, exhibitions, sporting events, shows, markets, runs and rides, festivals, fairs… Attractions abound in central Iowa, and we’ve listed them all out [...]

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Feature Story
Different, but the same — The evolution of the Iowa Cubs continues

Iowa Cubs President and General Manager Sam Bernabe does not, and never will, fear change. For the past 39 years in his role at the managerial helm of Des Moines’ [...]

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Business Feature
The business side of farmers markets

The Des Moines Downtown Farmers’ Market launched in 1976 with 15 vendors. Since then, it has become a downtown mainstay and has grown to 280 vendors covering several blocks. The [...]

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Civic Skinny
George Flagg Parkway to be renamed? Domestic violence soars. Register costs $3.49.

A petition to rename George Flagg Parkway was posted on March 30 as a joint effort by the Des Moines Black Liberation Movement (DSM BLM) and Des Moines Peoples’ Town [...]

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Political Mercury
Pence reaches for reliable conservative ground in rousing Iowa speech

Buoyed by his political companion for the day, the popular west-central Iowa congressman Randy Feenstra, former Vice President Mike Pence delivered a fierce defense of long-held conservative values to Iowa’s 4th [...]

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Film Review
Cage surprises in ‘Massive Talent’

Likely to be a new favorite for any of Nic Cage’s long-term fans or new bandwagoners, “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” (“Massive Talent”) is an entertaining film that doesn’t [...]

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Food Dude
Keeping it simple

One baffling question facing the contemporary restaurant world: Who first thought that endless menus were a good idea? The Cheesecake Factory leads America with a 23-page menu that includes 85 [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
Video Warehouse

A year and half ago, we lost an important piece of Des Moines’ cinema lovers’ history, Video Warehouse. Many stories have been told about the place since its closing was [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
Happy ‘Windsday’

The mud-brown leaves, pressed flat and brittle by winter snow, swirl around on my blue tarp looking for a way to escape the mulch pile. A gust blows from the [...]

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Center Stage
‘Hamilton’ storms back into Des Moines for extended run

With an allure that still resonates from its sold-out run at Des Moines Performing Arts in 2018, “Hamilton” returns, expanding from that initial week-long stay to present this Broadway hit [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

Facebook says it will stop tracking its users’ locations. Do you believe them?

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