To market, to market

(Blog post updated 9/8/11) Can’t make it to the downtown farmer’s market on Saturdays but still want to support local …

Do the zoo brew!

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

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 …

Attack of the body-snatchers

Students in DMU’s clinical programs and master of science in anatomy program are privileged to begin exploring the body and …

Family friendly fests

With warmer weather ahead, now is the time to get outdoors before summer sets in and the rising temps are …

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 …

Under your skin

Ever wonder what your body looks like with no skin? Well, you’re in luck because the Science Center of Iowa …

Bust out the bike

With warmer months ahead of us, and a long cold spell behind us, it’s time to hit the trails! It …

Art that’s good for you

Art can be fun, beautiful, shocking, educational and enlightening. According to the Society for the Arts in Health Care, art …