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Posted January 28, 2015in What the?

Think you’re funny? Send us your best caption… Email to:   Next week’s photo:   This week’s winner: “Why women live longer than men.” -Marsha Szymczuk Runners-up: “Bob demonstrates [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Food Dude

Sakura is packed for good reasons

Taki brought Des Moines its first urban style sushi in 2002. After Food Dude raved about its uni (sea urchin roe) and toro (fatty tuna belly), one reader wrote that [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in On The Tube

Sportball drama

“Duff Till Dawn” Thursday, Jan. 29 (Food Network) In the four years since greatest food-related reality show ever, “Ace of Cakes,” shut down production, Charm City Cakes boss — not [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Political Mercury

20 takeaways from Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit

1. Scott Walker is the real political deal. The Wisconsin governor — who went to grade school in Plainfield, Iowa — showed connectivity, policy bona fides and earnest seriousness. Walker [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Tech Talk

Pay for last minute reservations with Resy

If there is one industry that embraces technology blindly, it is the food world. From kitchen gadgets, appliances and accessories that seem to do practically anything and the Internet seemingly [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers…

West Des Moines Community School District Paid for in the month of December 2014   Amount: $165.29 To: American Cancer Society For: Fundraising Amount: $643 To: Decker Sporting Goods For: [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in News of the Weird

Name games

Fourteen employees of a Framingham, Massachusetts, pharmacy were indicted in December for defrauding the federal government by filling bogus prescriptions (despite an owner’s explicit instructions to staff that the fake [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Rap Sheet

Two of a Kind?

Kevin Nash, 55, was arrested on Christmas Eve last year for battery against his son Tristen, 18. Reports indicate that Tristen came home drunk and was being aggressive toward his [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in The Sound

Powering through

Powerman 5000 isn’t what you think they are. For nearly a quarter century, the Boston-based act has been confounding fans and detractors alike, mainly by refusing to be easily categorized. [...]

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Posted January 28, 2015in Cover Story

Winter Arts & Entertainment Guide

From legendary concerts to award-winning musicals, we’ve got everything you need to plan your next outing. FILM “Fifty Shades of Grey” Feb. 13 Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, starring Dakota Johnson, [...]

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