Happy new year! 2016, what a time to be alive. How many of you have already broken your New Year's resolutions? How many of you are holding on strong? I haven't made any resolutions for myself. Feel free to share yours with me on Twitter. We're only five days into the year and there are already plenty of things buzzing all around the city...
Tons of Iowans expanded their families by having children in 2015, but what did parents name their little bundles of joy? That's a good question. Henry ranked as the most popular boy name for 2015 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Methodist West Hospital and Iowa Lutheran Hospital, according to a company press release. Olivia took the top spot for girl names. Fun fact: The birth rate in the metro increased about 0.8 percent in 2015.
Remember Brady Olson? He's the teenager, better known as "Deez Nuts," who took the online world by storm after he filed to run for president. Things have slowed down for him since his quick brush with fame. He's still living on a farm with his family in Wallingford, Iowa. Even though he can't vote, he left us with some words of wisdom. "Get involved. Go out and vote. One vote matters. ... Be informed, don't walk into the polls blindly. Also, vote Deez Nuts."
SO. MANY. OPTIONS. #AsianFusion Why settle just for sushi when lettuce wraps, curries and sashimi can balance out your plate. Be sure to try the Momokawa Diamond sake. It's only $6.50. And it's so smooth.
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