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Datebook Diner digs Mixed's greens, wraps

Datebook Diner digs Mixed's greens, wrapsMixed, a new made-to-order salad spot, gets a green(s) light from the Datebook Diner
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  • 29 minutes ago
Music

Jake Owen returns to Chesney tour roots

Jake Owen returns to Chesney tour rootsSince that first tour, Owen has racked up several No. 1 hits, including "Barefoot Blue Jean Night," "Along With You" and "Beachin'."
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  • 33 minutes ago
Music

Kenny Chesney returns to Wells Fargo Arena

Kenny Chesney returns to Wells Fargo ArenaJimmy Buffett: The Next Generation
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  • 34 minutes ago
Dining

Lemon panna cotta is a refreshing spring dessert

Lemon panna cotta is a refreshing spring dessertLemon panna cotta is a super simple and refreshing dessert for springtime
  • Dining
  • 38 minutes ago
Best Lists

5 quiet spots to dine

5 quiet spots to dineSometimes you want to dine in peace and quiet. Here are five spots to do just that.
  • Best Lists
  • 40 minutes ago
Entertainment

Confluence Southside Citra Blonde is crisp, refreshing

Confluence Southside Citra Blonde is crisp, refreshingThe taste is crisp, light and refreshing, making it a great summertime beer.
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  • 43 minutes ago
Entertainment

Mad Meatball expands downtown dining map

Mad Meatball expands downtown dining mapHead just south of the East Village for a great lunch option
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  • 43 minutes ago
Entertainment

Trending D.M.: 'Avengers,' groceries and a royal baby

Trending D.M.: 'Avengers,' groceries and a royal babyWhat's hot and what's not this week
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  • 42 minutes ago
Music

You're not an Iowan until you...

You're not an Iowan until you...Expand your musical horizons with an Iowa road trip
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  • 42 minutes ago
Music

Blues Traveler performing at Iowa Speedway

Blues Traveler performing at Iowa Speedway“Run-Around” and “Hook” rockers Blues Traveler will perform at the Iowa Speedway in Newton on July 17.
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  • 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
News

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shame

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shameMetro Voice columnist Daniel Finney updates us on his efforts to lose more than 300 pounds
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  • 3 hours, 27 minutes ago
Music

Top 4 shows: May 6-12

Top 4 shows: May 6-12See what the top shows are in and around Des Moines
  • Music
  • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
Music

Three Qs with Matt Woods

Three Qs with Matt Woods“This is the first album I’ve done completely on my own. ”
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  • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
News

Shooting star show set for Cinco de Mayo skies

Shooting star show set for Cinco de Mayo skiesCinco de Mayo arrives in style this year, sprinkling skies with shooting stars shed from dusty tail of Halley's comet.
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  • 21 hours, 16 minutes ago
Tech

Apple Watch: Neat gadget, but not yet useful tool

Apple Watch: Neat gadget, but not yet useful toolThe Apple Watch was released April 24.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Dining

Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?

Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?A directory of restaurants where Iowans can get Mexican food.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Dining

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo splurges and desserts to try

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo splurges and desserts to tryThis classic Mexican dessert features a golden custard baked with sugar, eggs and heavy cream.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Dining

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo vegetarian, fusion options

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo vegetarian, fusion optionsCelebrating at home? El Patio chef Becky Smith recommends a batch of cool, homemade gazpacho.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Dining

Fiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo sangria, margaritas

Fiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo sangria, margaritasConverge with friends on a patio and enjoy all that is magical about Mexican food in Des Moines on Cinco de Mayo.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Best Lists

Vacation Iowa: eastern Iowa must-do events

Vacation Iowa: eastern Iowa must-do eventsA look at some of the best entertainment options for eastern Iowa this summer.
  • Best Lists
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Entertainment

14 places in Des Moines to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

14 places in Des Moines to celebrate Cinco de MayoJust in time for Cinco de Mayo, here's a guide to Mexican food and drink in Des Moines.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Entertainment

2 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo events

2 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo eventsFamily, friends, lovers of the libation and little ones, it's time for a fiesta! Here are four events for a wide range of ages.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Columnists

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to use

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useAs someone who once worked in the political arena, the upcoming election has prompted me to examine why etiquette — and civility — are more essential today than ever before.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Finney's Metro Voice

Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de MayoIt's not Mexican independence day or just an excuse to drink tequila and wear a sombrero
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'Though determined to wander the post-apocalyptic wasteland alone, Mad Max joins Furiosa, a fugitive imperator, and her band who are all trying to escape a savage warlord.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'A mentally unbalanced lottery winner goes off her medication, buys a talk show and uses it as a platform to broadcast her bizarre opinions on a wide variety of topics.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Movies

Trailer: 'The D Train'

Trailer: 'The D Train'A nebbish spins a web of lies around a famous former classmate to win his friendship and persuade him to attend their high-school reunion.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago