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Your Morning Juice, Jan. 25: Here's your first look inside an expanded Up-Down

Juice has your first look inside the upgrades to favorite East Village arcade bar Up-Down. The bar took over the first floor space above its established basement, adding a kitchen, second bar and, yes, more games. See for yourself here

Apollo and Venus 

A headline-grabbing piece of 16th century art went on display Thursday at Hoyt Sherman Place. "Apollo and Venus," a painting by celebrated Dutch artist Otto von Veen, was discovered three years ago in one of the venue's attack and now the public can see it on display in the Hoyt Sherman art gallery. Find more information here.  

Snow problem? 

ICYMI: Snow happened. A lot of it. And Iowans weren't shy in voicing opinion about it. Do you know that person? Are you that person? Juice investigates

Happy hour highlight: 

For your weekend ... 

  • Friday: Christian contemporary festival the Winter Jam returns to Wells Fargo Arena. Find more information via Juice
  • Friday at Saturday: The "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" film comes to life in a one-of-a-kind concert with help from the Des Moines Symphony. Find more at
  • Saturday: Tune in for the RAGBRAI route announcement. More information here