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ICYMI (probably not): It's hoop mania in downtown today. Here's everything you need to know about #MarchMadness in Des Moines. Looking to buy a ticket? Good luck, some are going for as much as $1,800. You know what's totally free? Voting for your favorite Iowa beer in the Des Moines Register's #BeerBrackets. Let's get into what else is going on around town. 

DINING OR DANCING?

Juice wants you to make the most of your dining experience while the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament's in town, so we made a list to help ya out. Here are 10 D.M. dining tips for during the tournament, including where to find nachos (yes, please), big beers (yes, yes, please) and great breakfast.

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PINCH ME

As Homer Simpson once said: "It's been St. Patrick's Day for hours and I'm still not drunk yet." Celebrate St. Patrick's Day (see: today) with one or more of these 10 Irish events in the Des Moines area. Downtown options include Mickey's Irish Pub's annual block party or music from the Iowa Scottish Pipes and Drums at the Royal Mile.

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DUST OFF YOUR JUNK

That's right, get out that rusty old junk from your grandparent's basement and throw it in the yard because Mike and Frank, hosts of the popular History Channel television show "American Pickers," are planning to film in Iowa soon. The show's scheduled to film here in May. Find details on how you could share your old collection with Mike and Frank here.

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I'M KINDA BUZZED AND IT'S ALL BECAUSE ...

-- Matt, Juice.

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