5 Iowan Podcasts that aren’t about corn

You don’t have to travel to a rural farm two counties over to learn about preventing erosion. You don’t have to get married, buy a house and get a dog to find out what it’s like. In fact, there’s a podcast for that. Iowans are taking to the (digital) airwaves to chat about a wide variety of topics. Here are five created in Iowa that you may want to tune in to. Continue reading “5 Iowan Podcasts that aren’t about corn”

West End Salvage: The Hidden Treasure Trove of Des Moines

Visiting West End Architectural Salvage is comparable to walking into an upscale homeowner’s catalog. While touring the four-story building that is located on the corner of 9th and Cherry in downtown Des Moines, many scents become instantly recognizable. From the heavy scent of coffee coming from the quaint coffee shop downstairs to the abundant amount of hefty salvaged furniture that is featured throughout the store, it’s hard to know where to begin. Continue reading “West End Salvage: The Hidden Treasure Trove of Des Moines”

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Silver Fox

There’s never a dull moment at Silver Fox, a women’s clothing store at the corner of Ingersoll and 28th. Opened in 1981, Silver Fox boasts beautiful yet wearable clothing as well as an all-women team. Store owner Mary Langen as well as Assistant Manager Gabrielle Callister strive to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for their customers. In a recent interview, Langen and Callister shared the five things you didn’t know about Silver Fox. Continue reading “Five Things You Didn’t Know about Silver Fox”