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Downtown DSM Blog

There’s always something new happening in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). Read up on the latest vibrant city news and/or take a look at expert opinions on where Downtown DSM is going from here. From op-eds to advice and business articles, guest bloggers post their content below on the blog. For more regional info, check out additional content from the DSM USA blog.

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DSM USA Made Me Become a 'Boomeranger'

July 12, 2018

I researched quality of life data for work and had to move back to Greater Des Moines (DSM).

Where to Find Sweet Corn at The Downtown Farmers' Market

July 11, 2018

Sweet corn isn't the only produce coming into season in July at the Downtown Farmers' Market.

How Des Moines Downtown Chamber Became a 2018 Chamber of the Year Award Finalist

July 10, 2018

Des Moines Downtown Chamber welcomes #ACCE18 to Downtown DSM and could win a top prize.

Follow These Clues to Discover Downtown DSM and Win Prizes

July 9, 2018

Young Professionals Connection (YPC) is hosting a scavenger hunt in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

4 Things to Do this Fourth of July in Downtown DSM

July 2, 2018

Get your red, white and blue on in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) with these must do attractions.

'Non-Recipe' Recipe: Eggs with Pea Shoots

June 27, 2018

The marinated goat cheese is the star of the show in this dish using only Downtown Farmers' Market ingredients.

What Blue Gate Farm Offers at the Downtown Farmers' Market

June 20, 2018

From raw honey to wool dryer balls, here's what to look out for at the Blue Gate Farm booth.

Krause Gateway Center: Collisions, Community and Culture

June 19, 2018

How world-renowned architect Renzo Piano's vision came together for Kum & Go's new Downtown DSM headquarters.

How Coworking Space Collaborate DSM Found Its Niche

June 12, 2018

With beer on tap and an office dog, how Collaborate DSM created its ideal space in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

What Seasonal Produce to Buy at the Downtown Farmers' Market in June

June 8, 2018

From spring onions to strawberries, these are the must-see vendors in June at the Downtown Farmers' Market.