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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.
Des Moines Parks and Recreation will conduct controlled burns this week the following locations: …
Daily burn locations will be determined based on weather and wind conditions. We will also be posting notifications of our burns on Facebook (facebook.com/desmoinesparks) and Twitter (@desmoinesparks).
The Public Information Office and the Engineering Department will provide the Media with a photo opportunity to tour and photograph the new Municipal Service Center this afternoon at 3PM before the dedication event begins at 4pm.
The City of Des Moines will be removing the flashboards on the Center Street Dam on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Boaters on the Des Moines River and at Birdland Marina should be advised that water levels will be lower for 24 to 36 hours beginning at approximately 6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 29.
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