‘Tis the season for giving and this year we’ve made finding the perfect present easier than ever. You don’t even have to go to the mall. (Awww yeaaah.) Unless getting pushed by on-a-mission deal chasers is your idea of a good time and all. In that case, sorry. And also, priorities. If you like our taste in gifts, tell a friend to subscribe for more.


Picky people are ultra-annoying to shop for. But thanks to our handy-dandy gift guide, your friends and family will be saying “How’d you know?” before the wrapping paper even hits the floor. Find gifts for him, her, homeowners and foodie friends, plus fun stocking stuffers you wish you’d kept for yourself … all in a one-stop spot: East Village. You so trendy.

Shop it: 32 holiday gifts from East Village


Netflix and Chill, or shopping for gifts? Is that even a question? If you’d rather sink into the couch for a "Master of None" marathon, it’s OK. The holiday shopping can still get done. Introducing five successful online shops that started in Iowa. Yes, Iowa. Oh how we love the digital age.

Start clicking: Browse & Buy


Confluence. Alluvial. 515. It’s no secret Iowa’s got hops. Satisfy your craft beer cravings and chill out with a cold one after an afternoon of shopping at one of these 11 killer breweries. Plus, we’ve got all the deets on the brand-spanking-new craft beer bar headed to East Village this winter. Yeah, we’re excited, too.

Thirsty? Drink up.

I’m kinda buzzed and it’s all because…

- Andrea, Juice

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