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NewBo City Market to host ugly sweater party fundraiser

NewBo City Market

Get ugly for a good cause! On Friday, Dec. 12, from 6-8 p.m., NewBo City Market is holding an Ugly Sweater Party and benefit for their employee and mother of two, Dana Capouch. Capouch was recently diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (a type of skin cancer). On Nov. 24 she started her chemotherapy and radiation […]

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Jones Family Singers to perform at Jane Boyd Gospel Brunch

The Jones Family Singers

If you’ve ever endured the long lines at the Bluebird Diner or Hamburg Inn on a Sunday morning, there’s one thing you’ve likely noticed above all: People love their brunch. This Sunday, Nov. 9 starting at 9 a.m., the Jane Boyd Community House will offer another, music-filled breakfast option as they host their third Gospel […]

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Explore what you eat at the ‘Food for Thought’ conference

Food for Thought Conference

Community members are invited to reap the harvest of graduate students’ food-related research and take part in conversations surrounding food this Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Food for Thought Graduate Student Conference. The conference is free to attend and begins at 9 a.m. at the University Capitol Center 2520D (200 S. Capitol St.). Through presentations […]

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Granger House Museum to host Steampunk Halloween Party

Granger House Museum

A steam-powered, post-apocalyptic Victorian future will come to life at the Granger House Museum’s Steampunk Halloween Costume Party this Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7.30 p.m. The Granger House Museum (970 10th St., Marion) was built in the late 1800s, and the architecture is in the Victorial Italiante style. The museum is on the National Register […]

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Beyond the buffet: Hy-Vee launches full service restaurants

Hy-Vee Market Cafe

If you’ve visited the Waterfront or East Side Hy-Vees recently, you may have noticed some changes in the stores’ dining areas. The grocery chain’s cafeteria-style dining has given way to the newly opened Hy-Vee Market Cafes — full-service, sit-down restaurants with servers, bartenders and a kitchen located in the back of house. Hy-Vee decided to […]

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