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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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Making the Most of the Last Day of the Downtown Farmers' Market

October 28, 2017

A perfect side this time of year is Honey Roasted Carrots bought fresh from the Downtown Farmers' Market.

This Downtown DSM Trail Connects Hidden Art Gems

October 23, 2017

Art Route in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) brings modern design, educational opportunities, community collaboration and accessibility to public art to the forefront.

Our New Holiday Tradition: Ice Skating in Downtown DSM USA

October 18, 2017

My family and I had such a great time at Brenton Skating Plaza in Downtown DSM, we had at least 10 final laps.

I Needed a Good Snack and Found it at The Market

October 3, 2017

Here's my recipe for making bacon popcorn from scratch on the stovetop. Once you try it, it's hard to have it any other way.

Wind Your Way Through the Region on These Five Local Trails

April 19, 2017

As spring turns to summer, it's time for many in the region to get back on the trails and enjoy the beautiful weather and scenery.