There are twelve states in the Midwest, but one city is growing like crazy. That city is Des Moines, Iowa. Continue reading “Des Moines: Small but Mighty”
Each Spring during Drake University’s Relays Track and Field Competition, the University hosts the Beautiful Bulldog Contest. I was able to get a behind the scenes look into the selection process of one of this year’s competitors: Rolly. Continue reading “Drake’s Beautiful Bulldog Contest: A Look into Rolly”
Ask anyone who lives in Des Moines what visitors should see, and the Sculpture Park will probably come up in conversation. You can find it on t-shirts, postcards, and promotional photos galore. Continue reading “10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Sculpture Park”
Record Store Day is April 22, and Des Moines is ready to join in the fun.
Conceived back in 2007, Record Store Day celebrates the unique culture surrounding the independent record stores around the US—and around the world. Zzz Records owner Nate Niceswanger says this day celebrates a trend in vinyl records that the Midwest has seemingly always loved. Continue reading “Here’s how to celebrate Record Store Day in Des Moines”