Top Ten stands at the Des Moines Farmers Market

The Des Moines Farmer’s Market has made numerous national best of lists. The following are the best stands to hit while you’re there.   Farm Boy’s Hearty Food Company– even if you get to the Market early, there will most likely be a line. They offer very cheap coffee as well as breakfast bowls and…

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…

Top Ten podcasts you are not listening to

In the never ending, and enjoyable journey through podcastland, I have put together another top ten list of shows I am listening to right now.  I have included a few from different genres, and age appropriateness so hopefully everyone can find something that you like.  If you cannot however, check out the first two lists…

Top Ten Signs you are a True East Sider

1.You OWN the first Friday at the Iowa State Fair. 2.You participate in the summer tradition of going down to the Dairy Zone, or Grannies and getting some ice cream. 3. You drive by the AE Dairy cows every day to work. 4. For special occasions, birthdays, and anniversaries its always Tursi’s Latin King 5….

Top Ten Most Missed Des Moines Restaurants

Des Moines has been built, torn down, built again, flooded, revamped and remodeled.  Here are a few of the ones we miss the most.  All addresses are the former locations none of these restaurants are around anymore. 1. Younkers Tea room – The Younkers Tea Room held a aura of elegance in downtown Des Moines. …