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Halloween for Adults

Can you believe it?  Halloween is on a Friday this year!  While that means that there are going to be loads of fun Halloween parties that actually fall on October 31, it doesn’t mean you have to wait until the end of the month to start getting your costume-loving, booty-shaking party pants on.  In fact, there are fun Halloween-themed parties and events that are sutiably adult-oriented throughout the month.  Here’s a list to get you started:

Live Music Features

Posted on October 10, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Halloween for Adults

Posted on October 09, 2014

Can you believe it?  Halloween is on a Friday this year!  While that means that there are going to be loads of fun Halloween parties that actually fall on October 31, it doesn’t mean you have to wait until the end of the month to start getting your costume-loving, booty-shaking party pants on.  In fact, there are fun Halloween-themed parties and events that are sutiably adult-oriented throughout the month.  Here’s a list to get you started:

Halloween for Families

Posted on October 09, 2014

Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults alike.  Here is a whole grab bag of fun-sized events for the whole family, from now through the end of the month.

Gary Olsen: There Are Places I Remember

Posted By Bryce Parks on September 30, 2014

You’ll be hard pressed to find anyone in Dubuque who has more successfully balanced a creative existence between fine art and graphic design than Gary Olsen. In many ways, the lines are blurred, with many of his best artistic works coming growing out of commissions or charitable purposes and many of his finest commercial design pieces being worthy of framing themselves. It’s pretty difficult to engage actively in the Dubuque community and not encounter a Gary Olsen original design, whether it be a painting hanging in a business or a friends home, or a logo on the side of a vehicle or on a t-shirt. He’s painted, drawn, filmed and crafted his life into the canvas of Dubuque, which is only appropriate as the works he’s created for his latest show are a literal reflection of this community on which he’s made such an impact.

Live Music Features

Posted on September 26, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Live Music Features

Posted on September 12, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Novelty Iron Works

Posted By Bryce Parks on August 31, 2014

The last time we checked in on the Historic Millwork District, Greater Dubuque Development Director Rick Dickinson noted, “The key to any direction like this is momentum – that healthy sense of urgency. You can’t finish one building and say, ‘Well, we did it!’ Look across the street. It’s not real pretty in any direction. So the imperative is to keep moving and keep going in every direction…”

Little Growing Pains, Big New Offerings and Lower Prices Across the Board

Posted on August 31, 2014

With so much in this issue going on in the Historic Millwork District, we figured we’d just go ahead and pop-in at the new Dubuque Food Coop and see how things are going now that they have a couple of months under their belt. We met once again with store General manager Patrick Brickel for the organic skinny on what’s cooking at the Coop.

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National News

Man in custody in toppling of Ten Commandments at Oklahoma capitol

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A man was taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of knocking over a Ten Commandments monument with a car on the grounds of the Oklahoma statehouse and then fleeing the scene, law enforcement officials said on Friday.






Stolen vehicle plows into Ohio bar, injures 13

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Thirteen people were injured late Thursday after a high-speed police chase ended with a stolen truck crashing through the front of a bar in a western suburb of Cleveland, police said.

Doctor with Ebola in New York stable; nurse is virus-free

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities retraced the steps of an American doctor with Ebola, who was listed Friday in stable condition at a New York hospital's isolation unit, while seeking to reassure a jittery public that the threat from the virus was limited.






As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but for this city of eight million residents, seasoned by everything from terror attacks to superstorms, there was no sign of panic.

Stolen vehicle plows into Ohio bar, injures 13

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Thirteen people were injured late Thursday after a high-speed police chase ended with a stolen truck crashing through the front of a bar in a western suburb of Cleveland, police said.

With U.S. Ebola fear running high, African immigrants face ostracism

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

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U.S. House panel to meet with safety regulators about Takata air bags next week

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week to learn the details of the regional recalls affecting 10 automakers, a committee aide said on Friday.






U.S. nurse who had Ebola is virus free: health officials

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus, U.S. health officials said on Friday.

New York police officer critically wounded in hatchet attack

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.

Small airplane and helicopter collide in Maryland, three killed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two taken to hospital after a small airplane and a helicopter crashed into each other on Thursday near an airport in Frederick, Maryland, authorities said.






Entertainment News

Trip Tips: New York City for music lovers

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There are 8 million rhythms in the naked city.






Pulitzer-winning play 'Disgraced' probes identity, prejudice

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dinner party in an elegant New York apartment goes terribly wrong in "Disgraced," the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about ambition, race, religion and identity that opened on Broadway.






Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work.

Matthew McConaughey enjoying his 'Interstellar' career heights

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

KILLEEN Texas (Reuters) - Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be about the Texas actor's own stratospheric career these days.

Streaming music service Deezer expands into talk radio with Stitcher deal

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online music service Deezer is acquiring radio and podcasting app Stitcher, adding a vast catalog of talk radio programs that the company hopes will make it stand out in a crowded streaming music market.






From 'Bates Motel' to 'Ouija,' Olivia Cooke finds breakout in horror

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sitting in a palm-tree lined cemetery in Hollywood promoting her latest film, "Bates Motel" actress Olivia Cooke says the impact of working in the horror genre has left her emotions on edge.






UK lawmakers slam police over Cliff Richard house search

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - The search of Cliff Richard's house by police investigating allegations of child sex crimes, which was broadcast live on television, was "inept" and caused "irreparable damage" to the British singer's reputation, lawmakers said on Friday.

'Big Hero 6' to the rescue at new-look Tokyo film festival

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney's "Big Hero 6" kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan's love of animation.






James Corden to debut as CBS's 'Late Late Show' host in March

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS late night talk show "The Late Late Show" with new host James Corden will premiere on March 9, the U.S. broadcast network said on Thursday.

'Jersey Shore' star pleads not guilty to tax fraud, trial set

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

(Reuters) - Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, a former cast member of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore," pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal tax fraud charges.