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Posted November 30, 2016in Cover Story

Winter Arts & Entertainment

Film “Jackie” Dec. 2 Directed by Pablo Larraín, starring Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard and Greta Gerwig Rated R Natalie Portman plays a grieving Jacqueline Kennedy in this biographical drama outlining [...]

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Posted November 02, 2016in Cover Story, Feature 3

Colonial Revival: Des Moines’ Witmer house comes full circle

It was the 1960s. We had a big car and a small house. That helps explain why driving around the city was one of our family’s favorite pastimes. Perhaps we [...]

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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 [...]

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Posted July 20, 2016in Cover Story

Swimsuit Issue 2016

It’s July, which means it’s beach weather and time for Cityview’s sixth annual Swimsuit Edition. Cityview sent out a call, received applications and selected some of the most beautiful models [...]

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

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Posted June 08, 2016in Cover Story

Pride Fest June 10-12 festival is as East Village as apple pie

    Iowans are famous for being “Iowa nice,” but Des Moines made history in 1977 by way of a press conference where two non-Iowan activists and a slice of [...]

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Posted June 01, 2016in Cover Story

2016 CHOICE Awards
Cityview’s Hall of Iowa Culinary Excellence
We recognize central Iowa’s culinary trendsetters with our second annual CHOICE Awards

This story is about an honor inspired three decades ago by Japan’s Living National Treasures. That internationally famous program venerated “preservers of important intangible cultural properties.” During the years of [...]

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Posted May 25, 2016in Cover Story

2016 Summer Arts and Entertainment

Art By Jeff Pitts and Julie Paulson School’s out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take in some culture and “high society.” Throughout the summer season, high quality art is [...]

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