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  • AViD 2014

    It's Raining Authors!

    The 2014 season of the popular Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) series from the Des Moines Public Library. All AViD author events are free and open to the public.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    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.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    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.

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  • One of the Best Cities for Jobs

    Des Moines ranks #2 on Forbes 2012 list of Best Cities for Jobs.

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  • Ash Tree Insect Alert

    Information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB) are presented here so city residents can be informed about the city’s plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and so they can make plans to manage ash trees on private property.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    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.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    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.

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  • Des Moines Community Action Agency Hosts Forum on Needs of Low-Income Families
  • April 21, 2014
  • Des Moines Community Action Agency (DMCAA) will host a forum addressing the needs of low-income families living in Des Moines. The forum will begin with a

  • NOTICE OF PRESCRIBED BURNS FOR PARK PROPERTIES FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 21-25
  • April 21, 2014
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation will conduct controlled burns this week the following locations:

  • NOTICE OF PRESCRIBED BURNS FOR PARK PROPERTIES
  • April 16, 2014
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation will conduct controlled burns Thursday, April 17 and Friday, at the following locations:

  • Beaver Avenue Streetscape Project Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • April 16, 2014
  • All are invited to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the Beaver Avenue Streetscape Project. This project is a $1.9 million collaborative neighborhood revitalization effort that has been seven years in the making …

  • Weekend Event Celebrates Neighborhood’s Achievements in Energy Efficiency
  • April 11, 2014
  • The City of Des Moines, Center on Sustainable Communities, and MidAmerican Energy Company partnered with Green Iowa AmeriCorps in the Save Some Green Neighborhood Initiative. This Sunday April 13th Green Iowa AmeriCorps will host the “Save Some Green Neighborhood Initiative Midpoint Social” from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at the Central Library (1000 Grand Avenue). The event is FREE and open to the public.