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The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Defense’s Greatest Strength

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Defense’s Greatest Strength

By Greg Wright I’ve gotta say that my analyses have been pretty much on the mark this season… but I honestly thought I might have gone a bridge too far, as they say, last week. Predicting... [Read more]

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: The City of Des Moines has taken over tonight’s Redondo bonfire for the Christmas Ship viewing from the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, The Waterland Blog learned at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday: “After... [Read more]

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures were installed Wednesday morning (Dec. 12) in the newly-redesigned Courtyard at the Des Moines City Hall. They are part of the Arts Commission’s Art on Poverty Bay Project, and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, the air was cold, but the rain had stopped and high school bands and fife corps warmed up hundreds of excited locals waiting for the opening of the new Dick’s Drive-In... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterland Walkers Holiday Walk will be this Saturday, Dec. 15

Des Moines Waterland Walkers Holiday Walk will be this Saturday, Dec. 15

The next walk of the Des Moines Waterland Walkers will a special Holiday Walk this Saturday, Dec. 15, meeting at 11 a.m. at Big Catch Plaza (where the Des Moines Christmas Tree is located near the Dollar... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

By Greg Wright A funny thing happened on the way back to the Super Bowl during the 2014 season. “The Seahawks do not just beat other teams,” I wrote four years ago. “They effectively... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been MOVED to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church is presenting two Holiday events this weekend: Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Children’s Fun Day – crafts, games, stories, movie, lunch. FREE for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines will be kicking off the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting this FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This year’s theme is “Winter... [Read more]

Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Seattle Southside’s Holiday “To-Don’t” List mauricephoto.com The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has created a travel/gift... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: BWags, HOF

The Elephant in the Locker Room: BWags, HOF

By Greg Wright Why the football world does not talk more about Bobby Wagner is beyond me. During his career, he has been overshadowed by Carolina’s Luke Kuechly and the Cowboys’ Sean Lee…... [Read more]

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

The 43rd annual FREE Community Choir Christmas Concert will be held this Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. You will have a chance to hear the St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Who’s the New Kearse?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Who’s the New Kearse?

By Greg Wright It’s almost December. And you know what that means. Traditionally, this is the time for the Seahawks to get hot under Pete Carroll. In past years, the offensive heat has relied heavily... [Read more]

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Why brave all the kooky, crazy crowds when you can stay warm and cozy inside and watch the locally-produced, award-winning film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at an out-of-this-world 50% OFF... [Read more]

It was definitely a Happy Turkey Day for two local turkeys!

It was definitely a Happy Turkey Day for two local turkeys!

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: UPDATE: The ongoing ‘Pardon or Eat’ turkey food fundraiser is almost over, as Normandy Park residents Candace and Tay Krull share some grateful news... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

Courtesy Des Moines Arts Commissioner Jerry Farmer come these great photos taken at the MaST Center’s ‘Squid-A-Rama 18,’ held on Saturday, Nov. 10. The winner of the Golden Squid Award... [Read more]