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Urban Design Review Board Meeting
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A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.
Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.
The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.
Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.
Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.
The City of Des Moines will be hosting an open house for the Hubbell Avenue Corridor Study Improvement project, Tuesday October 6th at the East Side Library (2559 Hubbell Avenue) from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This project includes the evaluation of Hubbell Avenue from E. 33rd Street to E. 38th Street with a focus on the safety and operations of the intersection of E. Douglas Avenue and Hubbell Avenue. This study will include an analysis of existing conditions, development of alternatives with impacts and recommend a preferred alternative.
The week of October 12-16, 2015 is the statewide celebration for CITY WEEK IOWA and the City of Des Moines is inviting the local media to work a city government job and broadcast a news story about their experience during CITY WEEK IOWA, October 12-16, 2015. PIO can arrange for a variety of opportunities to do this.
The Superhero/Princess 5K and Kids Fun Run on October 24 will definitely bring out your inner superhero! Racers are encouraged to run, walk or fly in their favorite action hero or princess costume. All finishers will get a custom-made medal. Special guests this year will be the Iowa League of Heroes! A special thanks to our 2015 sponsors Blank Children’s Hospital, iHeart Media and Fleet Feet Sports
This week the Des Moines Fire Department placed a second new ambulance in service; this replaces the ambulance at Fire Station 6. Station 6 is located at 1919 S.E. 6th Street and primarily provides service to the city’s southeast side …
On September 23, 2015 a new ambulance (Medic 6) was placed in service. This new ambulance contains a few new features: more room in the patient care compartment and a new type of suspension for a safer, smoother ride.
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