Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

80/35 Pre-Sale + Win Free GDP Tickets through DesMoinesisNOTboring!

80/35 Pre-Sale + Win Free GDP Tickets through DesMoinesisNOTboring!

Mar 25, 2011

Another blast of cold weather and a little snow today could have everyone a bit worried.  I wouldn’t be though, because this July’s 80/35 Music Festival has been confirmed and the planning is underway.  Pre-Sale Tickets are on sale starting today for all of you who are already members of the Des Moines Music Coalition. Details: 80/35 Early Bird...

The Mid-day Lunch: Making a Comeback

The Mid-day Lunch: Making a Comeback

Mar 18, 2011

Lunch is coming back, and it needed to be.  Nothing demonstrates livelihood in the middle of a midweek business day than our restaurants, cafes, and mom & pop destinations busy with people meeting up. The Downtown Community Alliance’s recently launched Lunch Unplugged Concert Series has also sought out to tackle the need of this, too.  The...

Big Support as Greater Des Moines Pizza Tournament is taking off

Big Support as Greater Des Moines Pizza Tournament is taking off

Mar 11, 2011

Get ready for plenty of debate, discussion, and passion to be placed on the table in the form of some Pizza.  That’s what we expect as the Greater Des Moines Pizza Tournament prepares to announce their final 32 selections & seedings in two nights for “Selection Sunday”. With the idea of GDMPT hatching just this week, the group is backed...

3XW’s Final Night on Locust

3XW’s Final Night on Locust

Mar 4, 2011

Nothing will quite round out the full scope of the Des Moines Social Club than this event.  Tonight belongs to 3X Wrestling, a group that has been with us since day one in 20o9.  I’ve personally watched this event grow in strength and popularity in the downtown scene.  Tonight will be no different as many new fans rush in from their downtown offices...

Life in the Inger’hood

Life in the Inger’hood

Feb 18, 2011

A few years back, a bunch of us with YPC dove into some deep downtown living discussions when we took on Impact Challenge #2: The Downtown Living Challenge.  Throughout several months of interviews, surveying & sit-down discussions, we focused on one question: “What would make you want to live downtown?”. While many of the questions were...