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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Posted May 11, 2016in Homepage Cover Story

Keeper of the Legacy

  Beach Boys frontman Mike Love talks about the good — and bad — vibrations of the past 50 years. It can be easy to forget how great the Beach [...]

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Posted May 04, 2016in Cover Story, Homepage Cover Story

SoundOFF Stands Out

Twenty years and 1,000 episodes of sports-fueled lunacy on Sunday night TV. In the summer of 1999, I was obsessed with WHO-TV’s offbeat sports call-in show, “SoundOFF.” Every week, WHO [...]

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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 06, 2016in Featured Story, Homepage Cover Story, Political Mercury

Grassley says guns OK on Republican convention floor

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, tells Political Mercury he’s leading efforts on a bill that would allow delegates to carry firearms into the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in July.   Ohio is an open-carry [...]

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Posted March 23, 2016in Homepage Cover Story, Joe's Neighborhood

The Dutch bike

The Dutch bike stands outside the bike store just off the Frederik Hendrikplein in The Hague. Solid. Sturdy. Immovable. It is unclear if the bike is resting against the wall [...]

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Posted March 23, 2016in Film Review, Homepage Cover Story

No allegiance

“Allegiant” is supposed to be the penultimate film in the grand climax of the “Divergent” series based on the young adult novels by the same name. Instead, all it manages [...]

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