Standing at the bus stop on East Grand Avenue
on any given day of the week, one will likely
hear an array of contrasting messages coming
from interested passersby: “Hell yeah! Keep
up the good work!” mixed with, “Go home, hippies!
Losers!” And honking “to show your support”
as the sign on the corner of Grand and East
14th Street commands. Read
the past 11 years, Austin Gill and friends
have taken over the Ingersoll Avenue
bar scene on the second Saturday in
December with their trusty two-wheeled
machines for the past 11 years.
A $100,000 bonus for a 7-5 record. Furloughs
at the Register.
What’s mediocrity worth these days? If you’re
Kirk Ferentz and you just finished a mediocre
7-5 football season, it’s worth an extra $100,000
C.J. Bienert has followed his bliss about as
faithfully as that can be done in post-mythological
times. He fell under the spell of artisan cheese
when working at Wine Experience at age 18.
Harkin: Obama camp ‘silently cheering’ for
U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, says Newt Gingrich’s
rising fortunes in Republican presidential primary
and caucus polling is lifting hopes in the White
House as well.
Hancock lives the honky tonk blues that he
moans so well
Wayne “The Train” Hancock personifies the
old adage that you have to live the honky tonk
blues to sing them so convincingly.