This is not a drill: Nas and The Decemberists are headlining this year's 80/35. More than 30 acts performing at the annual downtown Des Moines music festival were revealed yesterday. Other artists on the bill include Lotus, Wolf Parade, Lizzo and the Black Lips. Check out all of the announced acts now and get your calendar marked for the festival's dates, July 8 and 9(and don't forget to tell a friend to subscribe here).... 


Baseball's back and with it comes baseball-related eating and drinking. The Iowa Cubs' season kicks off tonight in Des Moines against the Round Rock Express. Looking for a restaurant or bar to frequent before and after catching the best minor league players in baseball? Give this Juice list of places to eat and drink before and after the game a try.

Om nom nom: That (very cheesy) comfy Other Place


It's almost summer, which means it's almost full-blown road trip season. From a giant collection of salt and pepper shakers to a statue of a pink elephant, here's a list of notable roadside attractions in the state to consider catching on your next cross-state jaunt.

ICYMI: Yes, there's a movie theater in Iowa with a pig for a mascot.

#SadDeskLunch ...?

Datebook Diner's dishing on Fresh Cafe & Market for this week's restaurant review. The verdict? She says to be sure to swing by for a "worry-free meal." Don't skip dessert, either: the cafe offers vegan cinnamon-sugar donuts.

Forever hungry: Take a bite out of the Amana Colonies


-- Matt, Juice

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