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Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?

Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?
  • Life
  • 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
Dining

Fiesta Food: Cinco de Mayo chips, dips, tacos and salsa

Fiesta Food: Cinco de Mayo chips, dips, tacos and salsaFirst, I’m a guac-fanatic, so I’m predisposed to love the bright green chip dip, and Dos Rios has some of the best in the city.
  • Dining
  • 1 hour, 18 minutes 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 hour, 26 minutes 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 hour, 37 minutes 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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  • 2 hours, 16 minutes 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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  • 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
Entertainment

4 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo events

4 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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  • 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
Dining

Fong's Pizza in Ankeny opens Tuesday

Fong's Pizza in Ankeny opens TuesdayCrab Rangoon and other local favorites will be available the new Fong's Pizza in Ankeny
  • Dining
  • 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
Dining

Make the most of ramp and morel season

Make the most of ramp and morel seasonA handy guide to finding and cooking two of spring's delights, ramps and morels
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  • 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Life

59 photos: Opening day at 2014 Downtown Farmers' Market

59 photos: Opening day at 2014 Downtown Farmers' MarketDennis Smith of D&D Ag in Paton, Iowa displays a dozen farm fresh eggs at opening day of the Downtown Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Life
  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
Music

‘Thrash metal Def Leppard,’ Green Death, releases second album

‘Thrash metal Def Leppard,’ Green Death, releases second album“Manufacturing Evil” is online, in stores this week
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  • 3 hours, 45 minutes ago
Dining

11 photos: Last Downtown Farmers' Market of 2014

11 photos: Last Downtown Farmers' Market of 2014Some of the last tomatoes of the year were grabbed up at the last outdoor 2014 Farmer's Market in downtown Des Moines on Saturday Oct. 25, 2014.
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  • 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
Entertainment

Review: Neutral Milk Hotel tranfixes Iowa City crowd

Review: Neutral Milk Hotel tranfixes Iowa City crowdEnigmatic frontman Jeff Mangum wows with legendary indie band
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  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Entertainment

Pro bull riders risk life and limb for one more ride

Pro bull riders risk life and limb for one more rideOne of the world's top bull riders talks about spending life on the road — and on bulls' backs — in his quest to be world champion.
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  • 14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Life

Join us: #IA365 photowalk at the Downtown Farmers Market

Join us: #IA365 photowalk at the Downtown Farmers MarketJoin the #IA365 community and Register photographer Kelsey Kremer for a photowalk at the first Downtown Farmers Market.
  • Life
  • 20 hours, 13 minutes ago
Movies

'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdose

'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdoseAs a sequel, it pushes further into emotionality and complexity
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  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
News

Police identify man shot outside Val Air Ballroom

Police identify man shot outside Val Air BallroomWest Des Moines police detectives interviewing injured man at a Des Moines hospital
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  • 21 hours, 53 minutes ago
Agriculture

Worried Iowans brace for impact of bird flu

Worried Iowans brace for impact of bird fluNationally, food companies, consumers could see higher prices for poultry, eggs.
  • Agriculture
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Agriculture

What you need to know about bird flu

What you need to know about bird fluNo infections of the bird flu virus have been detected in people.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Dining

Food Porn: Table 128 Bistro + Bar

Food Porn: Table 128 Bistro + BarHead out west this spring for a homegrown, American dining experience at Table 128.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Home

Spring cleaning tips you should know

Spring cleaning tips you should knowNow that we have all come out of hibernation mode and the weather is warming up, it's time to open all of the windows.
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  • 2 weeks 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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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Dining

RoCA's hottest drink: the Smoking Gun

RoCA's hottest drink: the Smoking GunThe drink is made with Bulleit Bourbon, maple syrup, Angostura Bitters and wood chip smoke
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Life

Iowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champs

Iowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champsMike Finley insists his donated money will make a point about need for financial literacy.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Life

Extended trail to help bike commuters, communities

Extended trail to help bike commuters, communitiesThe newly extended Chichaqua Valley Trail will carve a longer path for cyclists.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Dining

A professor's quest for the purest vodka

A professor's quest for the purest vodkaFrom the heavens to a shot glass: Iowa State professor uses ozone gas to create an impurity-free vodka.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Tech

Tech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announced

Tech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announcedThe 2015 entrepreneurial event in Iowa City has named its headlining keynote speaker.
  • Tech
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago