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The City of Des Moines and The Conservation Fund present the Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach Workshop July 15th through July 19th, 2013.
The thirteenth season of the popular Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) Author Series from the Des Moines Public Library. All AViD author events are free and open to the public.
Hosted by the Iowa Games and Des Moines Parks and Recreation, the Mud Run is back at James Cownie Soccer Complex June 15. This event has a little something for everyone ages 5 and up from the Little Muddy Buddy Trot to the 1 and 3 Mile Fun runs.
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.
Des Moines ranks #2 on Forbes 2012 list of Best Cities for Jobs.
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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.
Hop on the trails and pedal out to Gray’s Lake Park for this year’s first Yoga in the Park, starting Saturday, May 25 at 9:00 am. The free series will once again be held in the southeast corner of the park and is perfect for participants of all ages and skill levels.
New this year, during the month of June, participants can come out early and try Zumba!
Review Report to Des Moines City Council for Joint Meeting to be held May 23, 2013
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This compromise bill on property tax reform is a significant improvement over the first property tax bill that was introduced over three years ago. The efforts of all parties, including the business community, the Legislature, and the Governor’s office, are acknowledged in reaching this compromise. While this bill will
Des Moines Parks and Recreation will be hosting an informational meeting to discuss the upcoming golf cart storage construction at Waveland Golf Course.
The City of Des Moines has partnered with the Roosevelt Cultural District to consider streetscape improvements along 42nd Street. The project area includes 42nd Street from I-235 on the south to just north of Crocker Street… The purpose of the public meeting is to present the conceptual streetscape design and seek additional input from the community. This is an opportunity …
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