Top seven used clothing shops in Des Moines

Whether you’re shopping for used clothes because you want to save money or are in it for the hunt of finding a treasure, Des Moines has seven great locally owned stores to choose from to help you find quality clothing at a fraction of the price you’d pay at a regular store. Worn– Worn has…

Eight storytellers you should check out

1.Edgar Oliver – Edgar Oliver speaks in such a way he would make reading the ingredient list on a muffin box interesting. If I had to describe his voice in one word I suppose it would be Transylvanian.  He has a slow delivery and pauses at odd times, but his voice adds so much he…

Top Ten Free Things to do in the Des Moines Area

There are quite a few free things to do in Des Moines.  You will in most cases you will have to spend a small amount in gas to get there though, but none the less its cheap entertainment.  Here are a few suggestions. 1.Take a walk around Grays Lake – Grays Lake is a popular…

Quirky Des Moines #5 – A Fortune built on Foundation

  Carl Weeks was born the sixth in a family of eight children. His family lived in western Kansas during Carl’s early years, then moved to Des Moines in 1888 when he was 12.  Carl got a job helping in a drug store, and studied at the now defunct Highland Park College on the north…