Trekking Trails: Get Outdoors in Iowa

Picture this: It’s sunny, above 20 degrees, and there’s not a cloud in sight. You have the whole day free, and you’ve finished binging on Netflix. It’s time to take to the trails, and get outdoors. But before you grab your kids, your bike, your dog and your friends, think about this: How is it possible that you get to go outside and enjoy all that Iowa’s landscape has to offer and not pay a single cent? Continue reading “Trekking Trails: Get Outdoors in Iowa”

5 reasons Des Moines is the Midwest’s up-and-coming music hub

Des Moines is a musical hub. Well, it’s a destination that’s growing and easily on track to be the place for music.

Just take a look at 80/35, the Des Moines Social Club and Station 1 Records to see a few reasons why. With local artists producing everything from hip-hop to classic rock, there is truly something for everyone. And it’s that diversity that Des Moines-based, non-profit record label Station 1 Records is honing in on. Continue reading “5 reasons Des Moines is the Midwest’s up-and-coming music hub”

The 5 best dishes at Des Moines’ hottest new restaurant

With the exploding restaurant scene in Des Moines, it can be hard to guarantee that you’ll order something to-die-for off of a new restaurant’s menu. Lucky for you, we’ve found a foolproof way for you to leave one of Des Moines’ hottest spots satisfied – and maybe even happy.

“Come angry, stay angry.” That’s what the staff shirts at the Angry Goldfish Pub and Eatery boast. However, with a menu this delectable, we found it impossible to do just that. Continue reading “The 5 best dishes at Des Moines’ hottest new restaurant”