Top Six Places to take your Mom for Mother’s Day in Des Moines

  Mother’s Day can be one of the busiest holidays at restaurants so the following should help take some of the guesswork of finding a special place for her. Be sure to try to get reservations if possible to guarantee you get in quickly. Irina’s– This is a great option for those who want to…

Top Ten Bachelorette Party Ideas in Des Moines

Bachelorette parties don’t have to be relegated to dark bars or even involve alcohol (though they are more fun with it). The following are some ideas on how to celebrate an impending marriage without having to leave the Des Moines area. Have a Spa night at Salon Spa W– located at 400 East Locust Street, Salon Spa W offers several…

Top Seven Places to have your Wedding in the Des Moines area

The following are the top places in and around Des Moines to hold your wedding festivities that will be both affordable and beautiful for all of the wedding photos you’ll be taking. Salisbury House– The Salisbury house provides a beautiful lawn to hold an outdoor wedding that looks like it came straight out of a…

Quirky Des Moines #16: An American icon gives an Un-American Speech

      He was known world-wide for being the first pilot to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. But one day in September of 1941, Charles Lindbergh gave a speech in Des Moines that was criticized nationally in newspapers and even caused the then presidential candidate, Wendell Wilkie, to call it the most…

Top Ten April Fool’s Day Pranks

April Fools is the one day of the year where you’re praised for being creatively evil to those you work with or your friends and family. The following are the best pranks to help you celebrate this holiday. Lamp Bugs- Find the most realistic drawings of scary bugs you can find to use as a…

Top Six Easter Brunches in and around Des Moines

Easter means more than just chocolate when it comes to celebrating the holiday, this year on April 1st. The following are the best places in central Iowa to enjoy Easter brunch with your family. Christopher’s– 10am-2:30pm- Located in Beaverdale, Christopher’s a large assortment of both traditional brunch items like prime roast and crème brulee French…

Top Seven Spring Time Events in and around Des Moines

The weather is slowly starting to get sunnier and less likely to involve snow. Spring is the perfect time to get out and do things in Des Moines after a long winter of being cooped up inside. The following are the best things to do in the spring time in Des Moines. Pella Tulip Time–…

Top Six Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Des Moines

  Des Moines is full of plenty of actual Irish residents as well as those who are Irish just for St. Patrick’s Day. The following are the best places in the Des Moines area to celebrate your Irish heritage, even if it only lasts 24 hours on March 17. (Events held on dates other than…

Top Ten Running Events in Des Moines

  Running has gained popularity in the past few years and appears to be a trend that won’t be going away anytime soon. The following are the best races in Des Moines this summer. Dam to Dam– Held in downtown Des Moines, this half marathon will be held June 2, 2018. This will be the last year of…