Dig in – it’s Restaurant Week!

Thirty-six local restaurants are participating in the fourth annual Restaurant Week, Aug. 19-28. The metro area’s top chefs will create …

Happy birthday to A.T. Still!

Today marks A.T. Still’s 182nd birthday. He is known as the father of osteopathic medicine. Osteopathy is a whole body …

Feast in the wild!

This is a fun event at the Blank Park Zoo this weekend – a food festival amongst their adorable animals! …

Do the zoo brew!

The Blank Park Zoo has a little fun planned just for grownups… Wednesday kicks off their summer series, Zoo Brew, …

Des Moines University student earns American Lung Association volunteer award

(Des Moines, IA) – The American Lung Association in Iowa has presented its 2011 Volunteer Award to Laura Hoffman, an …

Annual DMU memorial service for body donors free, open to public

(Des Moines, IA) – On Friday, May 20, Des Moines University (DMU) will honor 57 Iowans who donated their bodies …

Adventure days at the zoo

New this year, Adventure Days at Blank Park Zoo will focus on different themes as they relate to children, families, and …

Friday recipe: spring asparagus angel hair pasta

Tomorrow is opening day for one of my favorite Des Moines events: the Downtown Farmers’ Market! Held every Saturday through …

Git yer cowboy hat out!

For the Big Country Bash! It’s not ’til June 26 but if you want to see Trace Adkins and Dierks …

Tunes on the river

Tomorrow kicks off the annual Nitefall on the River concert series. They’re held at Simon Estes Amphitheater (Yep, named after …

Easter fun!

On Saturday, 9-12, there’s a free Easter egg hunt downtown in Gateway Park with inflatables, face painting and other fun! …