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Downtown Des Moines (DSM) Stories and Posts

Stay up-to-date with news and blog articles about what's happening in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

Partnership Perk: Look Local First

November 17, 2017

Supporting Small Business Saturday is a simple way to Look Local First.

Introducing Downtown DSM USA

November 16, 2017

We're building on Downtown DSM USA's momentum to show we're a global city.

TV Show Seeks Out Why DSM USA Has Some of the Best Entrepreneurs in the Country

November 14, 2017

"Ambitious Adventures" questions restaurant owner about DSM small business community.

Top Five Things to Do this Holiday Season in Downtown DSM

November 9, 2017

Celebrate the upcoming holiday season by attending these top winter attractions in Downtown DSM!

Downtown DSM Offers a Space Unlike Any Other Park in the Country

November 8, 2017

One of my favorite things about Downtown DSM is the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

Why DSM USA Is the Best Market for Minor League Sports

November 7, 2017

With all these great teams in DSM USA, it's no wonder we were recently named the #1 Best Minor League Sports Market.

How Hoyt Sherman Place Became a Landmark of Downtown DSM

November 5, 2017

Hoyt Sherman's legacy lives on in Downtown Des Moines' (DSM's) oldest neighborhood, Sherman Hill.

I Used to Run 5 Caf├ęs in NYC but Moved to DSM USA to Create Something Bigger and Better

November 3, 2017

The story of how a London-born Australian moved from New York City to Downtown DSM's Gray's Landing neighborhood.

We're on Course to Build the Nation's Largest Nonprofit Artist Studio Space in Downtown DSM

November 2, 2017

Around the country, many artists are getting priced out of studio space. In DSM USA, they're getting a brand new, affordable facility.

I Sold my House and Moved to the East Village, Here's Why

October 30, 2017

It's not just millennials that are flocking to Downtown DSM.