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    ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    Unfortunately we can't make it this year, but this is a great show they do every year for NYE at People's. If you like dueling piano's, you'll love this show as it comes with a twist. They have a band backing them up. I can tell you from firsthand experience, you'll have a great time.

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    For those of you that will be out and about in Des Moines, what else is going on NYE that you think is worth checking out?


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    Re: ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    Ohhhh...Kayyyyy......no one can say that I'm not able to tap into the pulse of the "off-topic" board. ;)

    Probably a thead better served up after we digest the bowl game today.

    Gotta head to Johnny's HOF to watch the game! Go 'Clones!!!


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    Re: ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    We just sit home, relax and watch the various New Years shows since neither of us really drink and don't think its worth it to pay extra to get in a bar on NYE.



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    Re: ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    Gaslamp would be my first choice
    Bright*Giant and Randy Burke & The Prisoners for $15 - sick bar, strong drinks, pinball

    Vaudeville Mews would come in a close second
    Bob Nastanovich and Marc Hogan spinning records? Yes. - Try to beat a $2 cover on NYE on Court Ave.

    I'm staying in Ames. DG's has some great live music tomorrow night - Cleo's, Mumfords, Sun Company, Poetoaster. Hopping around to the Pocket/London/Whiskey/OMBC is always dope for a quick scenery change - no cover (except DG's which is $10)


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    Re: ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    Travel safe, bad weather.

    It isn't going to be an end of the world storm. Not a lot of ice, not a lot of snow, but a little bit, plus winds blowing maybe up to 55 or 60 mph at times, plus a lot of drunk drivers has the potential to not be very pretty.

    Worst of it will be north, but a lot of this will be moving through right at midnight/1am, as people are leaving or right before they head home.

    Here are the maps:
    Winter Weather Advisory
    High Wind Warning

    With the wind, even just a little bit of snow or ice will make it tough, even in Des Moines/Ames with the worst staying north.



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    Re: ** Official NYE in DM thread **

    I was at Tonic and it was the place to be.



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