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From the vibrant sculptures of Western Gateway Park to the Iowa State Capitol, Downtown Des Moines (DSM) is full of things to experience and enjoy. 

Here in Iowa’s capital city, more than 10,000 people live in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), while more than 80,000 people come to work here each day. Whether they’re employed by some of America’s largest insurance companies or one of the many tech startups that flourish here, opportunity is abundant in Downtown DSM.

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Mon. Public Skate

December 17, 2018

Grab your skates or rent them at Brenton Skating Plaza in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).
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The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and returns to the stage this holiday season.
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