8Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

Maximum Ames Festival Preview

Maximum Ames Festival Preview

Sep 22, 2011

I write for a blog about Des Moines.  This is obvious, of course, by the title of said blog.  But I’m going to travel slightly north to talk about arguably the biggest Central Iowa music event of this autumn, the Maximum Ames Festival.  The beautiful thing about this festival is that, sure, we aren’t exactly talking about the city limits we may be used...

“The Good Stuff” Goes Hollywood

“The Good Stuff” Goes Hollywood

Sep 22, 2011

Do you watch HBO‘s hit series, Boardwalk Empire? Well, if you don’t, you might want to. Did you know that this series has an Iowa connection? So what does a television show about Atlantic City in the 1920s have to do with Iowa? Whiskey. The makers of the oh-so-hard to find Templeton Rye are helping Boardwalk Empire’s creators give the show...