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Posted April 27, 2016in Belly Up To...

B&G Bar — ‘a good place to relax’

  B&G Bar is an upbeat place where people go to relax. But it isn’t boring, at least not according to bar regulars Haris Zuljevic and Semir Dzankovic. “The craziest [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Homepage Cover Story

Traveling in Iowa

Our annual guide to some of Iowa’s famous, quirky and lesser-known attractions   It’s almost summer. Playing hooky is underrated. Life is short. Gas is $2 a gallon. Pick whatever [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Locker Room

And they’re off!

  If you want to have fun at Prairie Meadows watching horse racing, just remember this: “Prairie Meadows, third race, $2 to win, on No. 5.” That’s it. Sit back, [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Center Stage

The thrill of the silence

For Improvised Shakespeare Company, according to Joey Bland, part of the thrill of opening in a new town is the silence. “In a city where we haven’t played much, for [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Joe's Neighborhood

The Ambassador

This part of The Hague was new to me. The reddish-brown bricks in the road still held the last drops of rain as I peddled toward the cafe where we [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in What the?

Think you’re funny? Send us your best caption… Email to: celeste@dmcityview.com This week’s winner: “By his 10th birthday, Timmy figured out a way to put a stop to Uncle Leo blowing out [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Film Review

America the beautiful

  “Elvis & Nixon” Rated R 86 minutes Starring: Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Colin Hanks In 1971, President Richard Nixon made the decision that would ultimately be his undoing and [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in…

  In Des Moines To be paid on 4/19/2016   Amount: $3,688,980.22 To: Vendors For: Total amount of bills paid by Polk County on April 19.   Amount: $30,419.63 To: [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Sound Notes

Guided By Voices

  “Please Be Honest” GBV INC.   It’s impossible to definitively say what Guided By Voices actually is. There was a time when you could define it loosely as “Robert [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Tech Talk

The ethical necessity of ads

  One of the most volatile debates in the world of technology is of ethics. What set of norms do technologists use as a guide to build morality when it [...]

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