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Brick Arch Winery Added to the Corridor Search business directory

The Coralville Courier is pleased to announce the addition of Brick Arch Winery to the 'Wineries/Wine Bars' category in the Corridor Search business directory.

Brick arch winery

Fine Iowa Wines and Entertainment in West Branch!

Nestled in a beautifully preserved historic building with lots of character, owners John McNutt and Ilene Lande take great pride in serving you an excellent variety of fantastic wines!  Click here to review their wine list.

The winery not only features great wines, but some great pizza, small plate items and desserts as well.

The Brick Bistro

“Small Plate” items are available every day. Every Wednesday and Friday evening (5:00pm – 8:00pm) and Sunday afternoon (1:00pm – 4:00pm), we will be serving our  12″  pizzas, small plate items, and two different desserts.

Specials may occur without warning! Inquire at the bar or call 319-643-4001 for details. Please feel free to taste our wines at the tasting room bar (2 wine tastings for free or 6 wine tastings for $5.00) and peruse our craft beer list. Place your orders for wine, beer, and food at the bar. We will deliver your food to your table when it’s ready!

Events

Enjoy a variety of entertainment at the Brick Arch Winery, music, comedy, cork and canvas, book club and more.  Click here for the event schedule.

Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 12 - 6
  • Wednesday & Friday 12 - 9
  • Saturday 12 - 7
  • Sunday 12 - 5
116 West Main Street, West Branch, IA
319-643-4001

via www.brickarchwinery.com


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO RIVERSIDE THEATRE’S SPRING SOLO SHOW “ROAR!”

Riverside TheatreIowa City, IA – Riverside Theatre is accepting submissions to the spring solo show “ROAR! - A Weird, Wild and Wonderful Night of Original Solo Work.”

ROAR is a re-imagined version of Riverside’s long-standing monologue festival “Walking the Wire.”

Ten to twelve pieces will be selected to be performed at Riverside Theatre, March 4-13, 2016. Selected playwrights will have their piece produced by Riverside Theatre (no royalties paid), and will receive credit in Riverside promotional materials and two tickets to a performance.

Artistic Guidelines

Riverside is seeking work that is compellingly theatrical. It will be performed so it should have physical, visual and aural elements.

We won’t rule out excerpts from longer pieces, but we want you to know—they can be harder to appreciate. Funny pieces, on the other hand, always get our attention.

Memoir is a fine starting point, but be encouraged to take it to a fictionalized place. Again, it needs to be theatrical.

Our best advice: Work from your heart. Be honest and truthful. Daring, not earth-bound. Follow your instincts rather than logic to arrive at a piece you’d be excited to experience.

Submission guidelines

  • Must be original, unpublished and unproduced work
  • Less than 10 minutes in length
  • Submit up to 3 pieces as a Word document or PDF by email to admin@riversidetheatre.org
  • Be sure to include your name, city/state, email and phone.
  • Submission deadline is September 28, 2015.

Final selections will be announced on riversidetheatre.org by mid-November 2015.


Box Office: 'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation' Victorious With $56M U.S. Debut

The Mission: Impossible franchise continues to deliver big returns for Tom Cruise.

Over the weekend, Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation opened to a better-than-expected $56 million in North America, where Cruise’s star status has diminished outside of the spy series. The movie easily came in No. 1.

Cruise remains much more of a movie star overseas. Internationally, the $150 million tentpole launched to even bigger numbers for partners Paramount and Skydance, although final figures weren’t immediately available.

via yahoo.com


The Blue Jays and Royals do not like each other after near brawl | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

Move over Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, or Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. There's a new best rivalry in baseball.

Not surprisingly, the Kansas City Royals are involved. The Royals had their issues with other clubs earlier in the season, but had been relatively quiet for a few months. All it took was Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson to re-ignite the team's competitive spirit. 

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Donaldson was hit by a pitch in the first inning, and while that didn't immediately lead to trouble, it set the tone for the game. Donaldson did seem to exchange words with starter Edinson Volquez as he walked down to first base. 

The Royals continued to pitch inside to Donaldson during his next few at-bats, and he didn't take kindly to that. Donaldson had to avoid inside pitches two other times during the game. One came after Troy Tulowitzki had been hit on the wrist with a pitch. Manager John Gibbons came out to defend Donaldson following the second incident, and was ejected in the seventh.

Things didn't boil over until the eighth inning, however. Aaron Sanchez hit Alcides Escobar in the leg with a pitch, and that led to the benches clearing. Blue Jays bench coach DeMarlo Hale was ejected following the incident. 

via sports.yahoo.com





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Iowa football hopes new look can help extend beyond last season's record | NCAA.com

CHICAGO -- When Austin Blythe, Drew Ott and Jordan Lomax looked in a mirror Thursday, they weren't looking to make certain their suits were pressed and ties looked just right.

Iowa's player representatives at the Big Ten's annual football kickoff were looking for words to reflect the message they've been sharing with teammates for months.

"I didn't come to Iowa to go 7-6," Blythe said. "There was some complacency at times last season, times when we took things for granted and thought maybe a loss was OK. It's our job as senior leaders to do something about that."

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Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly And Megyn Kelly Continue To Rule Cable News Ratings

This week, Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly both, once again, clobbered the competition when it came to cable news ratings. The competition, even from Fox News’ other anchors, was far behind.

When averaging ratings from the past week at Zap2It, O’Reilly attracted 2.69 million viewers per night. His biggest night was Monday, with 2.83 million viewers, and his lowest was Tuesday, with 2.54 million viewers.

via www.inquisitr.com


California Wildfires: 12,000 Evacuated as Rocky Fire Rages, Grows - NBC News

Thousands of people were ordered out of their homes early Monday after wind-whipped wildfires burned dozens of buildings across northern California.

Described as "unprecendented" by authorities, the largest blaze — which is known as the Rocky Fire — tore across the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco. It almost tripled in size to 84 square miles over the weekend.

via www.nbcnews.com