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Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

The Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20, or for $25 on the day of the event. Advance tickets... [Read more]

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

By Scott Schaefer It’s an amazing (make that‘Amazonian if you like your local Yodeling Dominatrix’ tall) night of ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner‘ in an authentic spiegeltent at Teatro Zinzanni,... [Read more]

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Dana K’s Kafe

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Dana K’s Kafe

by Greg Wright Wallingford’s loss is Des Moines’ gain. After nine years operating the highly popular Smash Wine Bar, proprietor Dana Hannon has moved her shingle to the prior location of Blue... [Read more]

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Tides at Saltwater State Park

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Tides at Saltwater State Park

by Greg Wright Are you a fish taco aficionado? I am not. In fact, until yesterday I had never eaten a fish taco. In my mind “fish” and “taco” have historically gone together like... [Read more]

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: The Des Moines DogHouse

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: The Des Moines DogHouse

by Greg Wright Better late than never, right? Tami LaFreniere’s last day as the proprietor of The Des Moines DogHouse is today. After nine years of fun-loving and excellent service to the community,... [Read more]

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

Lunch with the Marine View Diner: Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

by Greg Wright Can it be possibly be three years since Arturo’s opened on Marine View Drive? Can it be possible that I have not until now darkened Arturo’s door? Well, yes–on both scores. So... [Read more]

Normandy Park Ale House opens with a packed house, great beer & food choices

Normandy Park Ale House opens with a packed house, great beer & food choices

by Judy Schwanke Six weeks after announcing their ownership, Normandy Park Ale House has opened their doors to bring a new face to the Normandy Park Towne Center. Following a “soft launch”... [Read more]