Sunday, August 28, 2016


Posted July 27, 2016in On the Move

New Drake development on University Avenue

  Drake University issued a request for proposals from a pre-determined group of 11 Iowa firms. The school is requesting plans to develop a plot of university-owned land on the south side of University Avenue between 25th and 27th streets, excluding First Christian Church. The site is nearly 2.65 acres

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Posted July 20, 2016in On the Move

Bronze515 opens in East Village

  Bronze515 Custom Airbrush Tanning, which features gluten-free, vegan and paraben-free products, is now open at 300 E. Grand Ave., Suite 112, next to Zombie Burger inside Bloom Salon Studios in the East Village. Services are by appointment only. Hours are 5:30-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday; 8

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Posted July 13, 2016in On the Move

Restaurant opens in former Dahl’s in Ankeny

  The Fletcher Kitchen + Bar is Ankeny’s newest homegrown restaurant and is open for business. The new eatery is housed in the former Dahl’s Foods store that has been transformed into seating for approximately 360 in the main dining room, bar, cafe and patio. The menu includes ribs, prime

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Posted July 06, 2016in On the Move

Hy-Vee clothing stores to open

  Hy-Vee is opening a clothing shop in its new Twin Cities-area store. The plan is for similar clothing boutiques to also open in two Des Moines-area stores later this year — one at 4605 Fleur Drive in Des Moines, and the other at 410 N. Ankeny Blvd. in Ankeny.

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Posted June 29, 2016in On the Move

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  Demolition underway at former Mezzodi’s spot Demolition is underway at the building at 4519 Fleur Drive in Des Moines, which formerly housed Mezzodi’s restaurant. The 5,400-square-foot space has been vacant since the Italian eatery closed about a year ago. The building was originally built in 1976 and sits on

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Posted June 22, 2016in On the Move

Twisted Vine Brewery gets new location

  The Twisted Vine Brewery has found a new location. The beer-maker has moved 25 miles from St. Charles to a much bigger space in West Des Moines, where Denny Arthur’s used to be. The brewery has transformed itself from being a small 400-square-foot shop into a sprawling 7,200-square-foot operation,

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Posted June 15, 2016in On the Move

Altoona shopping center to begin construction

  A new Altoona shopping center, originally planned to open this fall, will begin construction this month and have its grand opening in October 2017. The 34-acre, 300,000-square-foot outlet mall was delayed in order to ensure the Massachusetts-based company, New England Development, had the proper plan. Approximately 500 construction jobs

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Posted June 08, 2016in On the Move

Ankeny wine bar and grill opens

Ankeny has a new restaurant and bar in the Prairie Trail development. District 36 Wine Bar and Grille is now open for lunch and dinner. The new dining spot seats more than 240 guests indoors and up to an additional 60 on the patio. The new spot is seen as

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Posted June 01, 2016in On the Move

Men’s Style Lab moves to East Village

  Des Moines online fashion startup Men’s Style Lab has moved to the East Village. The company will soon sell clothing not just online, but also by way of an 8,000-square-foot brick and mortar building at the 500 block of East Locust Street. Much of the space is for its

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Posted May 25, 2016in On the Move

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  Boomtown Ankeny The numbers are in, and Ankeny is growing at the third-fastest annual rate in the country at 6.5 percent, according to 2015 U.S. Census statistics comparing cities with more than 50,000 people. The suburb has doubled its population in the last 15 years, raising its number to

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