Hold up, wait a minute. It's the week before Christmas. (YAY!) And I, like many of you, haven't gotten all of my holiday gifts, yet. (BOO!) You're judging me with your eyes, I can feel it. STAAAAHP IT! I'm going to be rushing around the East Village like a maniac for the next couple of days. I'll probably get one of these 32 gifts.
“This room will get you pregnant,” according to Daniel Smith, who is co-owner and full-time bartender at the sexiest new bar in Des Moines. Here are 40 things you should know about Juniper Moon, including some tasty drink suggestions. The lounge plans to be open Mondays through Fridays from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Want other ideas for dining out? Here are 44 of our favorite dishes in central Iowa.
Jim Enos stutters. He's been doing so since he was a kid, which later led him to use drugs (crack and meth) and alcohol. Today, he's seven years clean and faces another health concern, multiple sclerosis. He said music’s part of his program — part of the spiritual healing. “(I) just ... put it all out,” he said. “If I don’t do this ... then I’m going to die.”
Guess who isn't pressed to go catch a game of Iowa hoops because they have Carver-Hawkeye Arena at home? This couple. With a full indoor basketball court and a Hawkeye vending machine built into the basement wall, we're pretty jealous.
I'M KINDA BUZZED AND IT'S ALL BECAUSE...
- The Marco Rubio campaign spent $6,157 on 353 Uber rides and Chris Christie's campaign racked up a $512.48 bill at 801 Chophouse. See how presidential campaigns are spending money in Iowa and on the overall campaign trail.
- A new restaurant opened in West Des Moines this week. There's chile-rubbed Delmonico steak and creme brulee cheesecake!
- There's a moose on the loose in western Iowa!
- Ameena, Juice