Tuesday, July 26, 2016


Cover Story
Swimsuit Issue 2016

It’s July, which means it’s beach weather and time for Cityview’s sixth annual Swimsuit Edition. Cityview sent out a call, received applications and selected some of the most beautiful models in the area for the photoshoots. In the pages that follow, you can check out the girls “next door” showing off all their hard work […]

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Food Dude
Blaze of glory

  Arthur Koestler’s “Act of Creation” suggests that all great inventions are part of a Hegelian dialectic in which an antithetic idea is applied to an existing one. Blaze Pizza is such an idea. Elise and Rick Wetzel had the brilliant idea to apply the “build your own” style assembly line of Subway or Chipotle […]

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Political Mercury
Branstad ‘not concerned,’ but ‘cautious’ about Cleveland

With the mercury rising on political and racial tensions in the United States, hitting levels perhaps not seen since 1968, Gov. Terry Branstad is in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, a national voice on police and justice matters, has said, “We are sitting on a powder keg.” Ramsey and others have […]

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Civic Skinny
Gabus wants its money back for a Y that wasn’t built. New claim against Blunck. Tirrell’s ex-wives speak out.

  The Gabus Family Foundation — that’s Gabus, as in Gene Gabus and Gabus Motors — wants back the $300,000 it donated to build a new YMCA in Grimes. Plans for the Y were scuttled earlier this year after finances couldn’t be worked out, and the nine-acre site was sold for around $700,000 to Bill […]

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Joe's Neighborhood
Saved in Dublin

  To save a rabbit is why the man jumped off the bridge, according to the newspaper reports. Somebody threw the rabbit over the O’Connell Bridge into the current of the River Liffey. The homeless man apparently followed the same arc, up and over the bridge railing, flying through the air and splashing into the […]

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Center Stage
Rock times two

No tribute band ever got a better endorsement. George Harrison, the late great Beatle, once showed up at a performance by Damian Darlington, then and now the leader of a Pink Floyd tribute. What’s more, this was a birthday party for David Gilmour, a founder of the original ensemble. “There was a moment of near-paralysis,” […]

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The Sound
From Austin to the Graves

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, known by his stage name of Shakey Graves, was born in Austin, Texas, and honed his music in cities like Los Angeles and New York. But regardless of where he was living or playing, whether his music was in a bar or on YouTube, Rose-Garcia’s approach stayed the same: one fan at a […]

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Film Review
The man without a face

In 1985, U.S. Customs agent Bob Mazur went undercover in Pablo Escobar’s drug cartel, posing as a money-laundering savant named Bob Musella. During the next five years, Mazur and his fellow agents, Emir Ebreu and Kathy Ertz, documented hundreds of millions of dollars worth of illegal wire transfers and fraudulent transactions and recorded hundreds of […]

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Nightlife Photos
New Photos Every Week!

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Cityview's Question of the Week

Cityview’s question of the week

Which best describes how you feel today compared to five years ago about terror attacks in America?

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