Entertainment

‘Annie’ full of sugar and spice and everything nice for the holidays

CEDAR RAPIDS - Miss Hannigan and her 13 #x201c;rotten#x201d; ragamuffins will steal your heart the way the steal the show. Add in an adorable little p ...

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Caffeine with a healthy kick at Marion’s ‘Innovative Protein & Coffee Bar’

Going on a diet is never easy. Add in giving up coffee drinks, and for some it can feel impossible.That's where Innovative Protein & Coffee Bar hopes ...

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Estela’s Fresh Mex in Iowa City honors grandmother

When Tyler Tiecke, Jerry Vasquez and his mother, Elsa de La Paz, wanted to expand their Iowa City restaurant, Mami's, they knew they wanted to keep on ...

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Sushi, sake and coffee on menu for new Iowa City restaurant Soseki Sushi Cafe & Sake Bar

Until recently, Kevin Wu never intended to open a restaurant.He grew up watching his parents, immigrants from Taiwan, work long hours in restaurants, ...

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DL Hughley talks varied life, career paths ahead of performance in Cedar Rapids

He's on the radio, television, Comedy Central, movie screens, podcasts, bookshelves - and hugely on the road.DL Hughley - former game show host, star ...

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How to brew better coffee at home (and save money) in 5 easy steps.

For the sake of argument, let's say you spend $2 every morning for a small - or to use the company's Orwellian Doublespeak, a #x201c;tall#x201d; - cup ...

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Positively pumpkin: From savory soups to sweet treats pumpkin is versatile in the kitchen

Celebrate the harvest season by cooking and baking with pumpkin - one of my favorite flavors of this time of year. With all the excitement and hype ab ...

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Moose McDuffy’s in Cedar Rapids rebrands, reopens as Grey’s Pub a year after fire

When First Avenue bar Moose McDuffy's closed after a fire at Riley's Cafe next door in September 2016, the owners thought they would be able to reopen ...

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Review: New York City Ballet on the move at Hancher

IOWA CITY - Everything was exquisite in New York City Ballet's Hancher debut Tuesday night, but all eyes were fixed on Iowa City native Miriam Miller' ...

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Iowa City native Miriam Miller returning home with Hancher ballet performance

New York City Ballet is on the move to Hancher for the first time, keeping an Iowa City native on her toes.Miriam Miller, 20, was just 4 when she danc ...

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Review: Violin master Joshua Bell’s artistry rings through Hancher

IOWA CITY - Joshua Bell is peerless perfection on violin. His artistry knows no bounds.Friday night's nearly sold-out crowd at Hancher Auditorium hear ...

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New doughnut shop, Donut Experiment, coming to Cedar Rapids

Prepare your stomachs, Cedar Rapids.A new doughnut shop will come to the city later this year.Jen Bentley, a Cedar Rapids resident, plans to open a Do ...

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Everybody Eats: It’s not a home meal delivery kit, but it’s a balanced meal ready for any busy weekday

I've been curious about home meal delivery kits for a few years now. A friend of mine, who is single, is an avid supporter. She purchases three meals ...

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Dave Chappelle is back on top — would he really walk away again?

WASHINGTON - Dave Chappelle went back to where it all began.As a teenager, Chappelle worked stages in the D.C. comedy scene. He recorded #x201c;Killin ...

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Falling for apples: Time is right to dig into these sweet treats

Growing up in the rural Deep South, I didn't have the inherent fondness for apples which seems such a part of the Midwestern psyche. The big apple tre ...

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