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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.
The City of Des Moines will host a public reception to meet the three candidates Bruce Braun, Jonathan Gano and Greg Parker selected as finalists for the City’s Public Works Director position. City Manager Scott Sanders and Des Moines City Council will be in attendance.
The City of Des Moines is inviting all residents to a Town Hall Meeting on the city budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. There will be a presentation on what actions will be taken to close the remaining projected budget gap and other proposals under consideration. Staff from City departments will be available to answer any questions that you may have on City operations. Public comments will be sought at the meeting. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m
ADDED BURN THURSDAY DECEMBER 11th - Des Moines Parks and Recreation will conduct controlled burns the week of December 8 at the following locations:
Fire fighters will be training at Gray's Lake tonight from 6-8pm. Night operations on thin ice.
Fire fighters were dispatched to 2137 Des Moines St just after 10 pm Monday night on a house fire.
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