Summer means warmer weather, long days, and good food. Des Moines has some super fun, trendy, and hot places to go when you’re looking for the perfect summer time meal. With all the options how do you know where to go? I’m here to tell you! Continue reading “The Best 6 Summer Eats in Des Moines”
Don’t know what to do Friday night? Bored of just going to the bars or sitting at home watching tv? There’s a place where you can enjoy some libations and let out your creative side.
Pinot’s Palette is a paint and sip studio that can be a great time for anyone and everyone! Here’s 5 reasons to come party at Pinot’s Palette! Continue reading “5 Reasons To Party At Pinot’s Palette (#1- WINE!)”
This weekend, renowned mezzo-soprano and Iowa native Katharine Goeldner will play the titular character in Georges Bizet’s classic opera Carmen. This production is presented by The Opera Project Des Moines, a local organization that gives “opera-tunities” for local students to perform on the operatic stage alongside professional singers. Continue reading “International Opera Star Returns Home to Perform Carmen with Students”
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo was named the best zoo in the world in Trip Advisor’s World’s Best Zoo list in August 2014 and has continued in the top 3 in each list since. Never been to the Henry Doorly Zoo? The zoo focuses on conservation and the exhibits they have built in the last twenty-five years have focused on providing a natural habitat for the animals in their care. According to Isabel Adams, frequent zoo visitor, “The best thing about the zoo is the level of detail in the habitats. It doesn’t feel like the animals are in cages at all.” Continue reading “Did You Know Your Neighbor is World Class?”
Libby Burns can now solidly add ‘local Des Moines artist’ to her resume. Getting ‘local’ was a winding road for Burns, who was born and raised in the D.C. area, educated in Missouri, then landed in Iowa’s capital city by way of a graphic design job opportunity. Continue reading “West Elm in the East Village Features LOCAL Artists”