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  1. Tonic sets its self apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Cityview Online

    The great thing about going out at the bars in the West Glen area is that, no matter what night or what time it is, the style can range from sports bar-casual to nightclub-fancy - and everything in between. The West Des Moines location of Tonic Bar, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, lands somewhere in the middle of those extremes, depending on the crowd that night.

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  2. The strangeness of life and warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Cityview Online

    The nasal, clipped tone of the August 1945 radio broadcast reaches across 70 years. It is up-to-the-minute coverage of the loud celebration in downtown Des Moines after the announcement that Japan would surrender.

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  3. Farmhouse eleganceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Cityview Online

    The worst part of caucus season is the pandering to outdated rural stereotypes. Event planners import bales of hay, fiddlers and square dance callers to modern Des Moines corporations.

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  4. Swimsuit EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Cityview Online

    It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Because if we didn't go through the rigorous processes of selecting models, organizing photo shoots and picking images to publish in these pages, who would? We figure that if it is good enough for Sports Illustrated, then it is good enough for us.

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  5. Layers on layersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Cityview Online

    If you allow for the possibility that a metal band can be a "band's band," i.e., one of those acts that does all the little technical things that only other musicians really appreciate, then Between the Buried and Me is a band's band. Formed 15 years ago in North Carolina, Between the Buried and Me is a prog metal act that loves to experiment with its sound in ways that few others dare.

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  6. Up, up and awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Approximately 15,000 people reside in the city of Indianola, which is roughly 30 miles south of Des Moines. But when the National Balloon Classic sets up camp for nine days every summer, anywhere from 75,000 to 95,000 people travel from across the country to watch and fly hot air balloons.

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  7. Traveling and haircutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Cityview Online

    After the haircut was complete, the barber bowed politely. I rubbed my head and gave a broad smile, hoping to convey my appreciation of a job well done.

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  8. 'There's nowhere to eat on Sundays'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Some people believe that Sunday dining options are limited, at least if you are not interested in brunch. Sunday is actually my favorite day for going out to eat in Des Moines.

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  9. Barbershops & the art of menRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Cityview Online

    And so it was in 1974 that the Iowa Supreme Court faced a hairy problem. Long hair was the style, and some men felt the barbers were not keeping pace.

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  10. Who will make what in the city and county this yearRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Ninety-two of the 1,191 full-time employees of Polk County will make $100,000 or more in the fiscal year that started July 1. And 102 of the 1,555 employees of the City of Des Moines will top $100,000. The two highest paid: county medical examiner Gregory Schmunk, at $238,689, and city manager Scott Sanders, at $208,748, according to salary lists requested last week by Cityview.

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  11. Murals of Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Cityview Online

    They can be found all over Des Moines. The downtown and East Village areas are peppered with spots of color that catch your eye as you drive past.

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  12. From the Des Moines City Council minutesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Ordinance passed with a penalty for "powerful or dazzling headlights on motor vehicles on the public streets" to be "not less than $5.00 nor more than $100" and/or jail time "not more than 30 days." Resolved to sell "the old Walnut Street Bridge to L. Levy for $1,000 cash and moneyplaced in bridge fund."

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  13. Those pesky relatives of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Cityview Online

    The applause is thunderous. But not from hands clapping. Instead, skateboards brought by fans are smacked against the hardwood floor again and again.

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  14. 80/35 PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Nobody involved with the Des Moines Music Coalition or its flagship event, the 80/35 Music Festival, will deny that last year's festival was a bit rocky. Last year's first announced headliner, Conor Oberst, was given a lukewarm reception from the masses via social media, then a series of issues delayed the announcement of a second headliner until the 11th hour, creating a relentlessly building wave of frustration among people waiting for the full announcement before purchasing tickets.

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  15. New Honduran, Moroccan and Jamaican optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Growing up in Des Moines during the 1950s and '60s, I graduated from college before I knew what an avocado tasted like. Ashamed that I did not know what this fruit was when first offered one, I bit into it as if it were an apple, skin and all.

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  16. Saving a bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Cityview Online

    This is a story of corporate bid-rigging , municipal corruption , political in-fighting , opportunistic land-owners , nasty lawsuits and east-side-vs.-west-side chauvinism in Des Moines. What is being saved is what is known officially as the Southwest Fifth Street Bridge, unofficially as the Jackson Street Bridge, and more recently as the Green Bridge.

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  17. Guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela set to dazzle Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Inspired by the most interesting variety of music around - nuevo flamenco, heavy metal and jazz, to name a few - international artists Rodrigo y Gabriela's performance this Thursday at Hoyt Sherman Place shouldn't be missed. Tickets are on sale now for the "Rodrigo y Gabriela: 9 Dead Alive" tour guest starring Madisen Ward and Mama Bear at Hoyt Sherman Place, 7:30 p.m. June 25. The duo began their instrumental journey more than 15 years ago, playing thrash metal because of their mutual fondness for Metallica.

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  18. The rise and fall of Hugh CornwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Cityview Online

    In 1990, after nearly 20 years as frontman of seminal punk act The Stranglers, Hugh Cornwell walked away. The schisms within the band had been growing for years, and Cornwell increasingly believed that the band's best work was behind it.

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  19. BACooN Ride descends on Waukee for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Cityview Online

    When it comes to bike rides in Iowa, nothing is off limits. From crazy costumes to disjointed routes, here in Des Moines, we love to get out in the summer and see everything our city has to offer.

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  20. Time warp treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Gino's closing last week left the city with one less place to enjoy the old art of pan-fried chicken. Before the mid-1960s, this dish was a luxury dinner in Des Moines.

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