LV Recommends: Beer Burger

I love a restaurant that doesn’t need a gimmick: one where the food is good and you can hear the person you’re speaking with—and it’s always nice when you can get a good beer or a milkshake with whiskey in it. Beer Burger in North Liberty is just such a joint. No pretense, just tasty […]

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LV Recommends: Millstream Bräu Haus

One of my favorite autumn activities in eastern Iowa is a visit to Amana. Quaint little shops, the down-home General Store, local theatre, Millstream Brewery and the village’s simple feel make for a great afternoon of shopping and relaxation, and, of course, eating. There are good options for dining in Amana, and the newest on […]

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Hooray for ‘Completely Hollywood’

Completely Hollywood - Abridged at Old Creamery

Completely Hollywood — Abridged Old Creamery Theatre, Studio Stage — through Apr. 17 Our culture loves movies. We love our 90+ minute escapes into adventure, romance, intrigue; we love to watch the unreal possibility inherent in effortless true love, a battle in deep space, a fist fight on the roof of a bullet train or […]

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Giving Tree hits its stride with ‘Harvey’

Harvey Giving Tree Theater — through Feb. 14 Giving Tree Theater has launched their official second season with the opening night performance of Harvey, written in 1944 by Mary Chase and directed by the Corridor’s own Demetrios Hadjis. Set in the 1940’s, Harvey tells the story of … wait for it … a six foot […]

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