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City Award - Best City for Young Professionals. Des Moines tops the list for the Best City for Young Professionals. Factors such as local unemployment rates, job growth projections and median salaries of 24 - 34 year old employed college grads.
Women’s Health and Yelp teamed up to find the best of the best and Des Moines tops their list of “5 Best Up and Coming Cities for Food” . “Des Moines isn't just a presidential-hopeful pit stop—it's practically a foodie paradise.”
Fortune magazine names Des Moines number one "up-and-coming" downtown.
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.
Construction work on the Beaverdale Streetscape project has been substantially completed for this year. Parking and access to local businesses has been restored for the holiday shopping season.
Des Moines Fire Department held its Inaugural Employee Recognition event today to celebrate the accomplishments of two groups of individuals.
Waveland and Bright Grandview Golf Courses will close for the season on Monday, November 17. A.H. Blank Golf Course will remain open throughout the year for golf, weather permitting. Temperatures and wind chill must be above 40 degrees to allow golfers access to the course.
UPCYCLE is a volunteer program that focuses on improving the water quality, diversifying local woodlands and recycling invasive species into food and fun for Blank Park Zoo’s birds, reptiles, primates and mammals. Thank you to all the volunteers who donated their time and participated in UPCYCLE this year. Due to colder temperatures, Des Moines Parks and Recreation has decided to cancel the last Upcycle event date of the year, December 13.
The Department will be recognizing individuals for personal and professional accomplishments over the last year and invite family members, the public and fellow City employees to attend.
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