Saturday, August 1, 2015


Posted July 29, 2015in On the Move

6th Avenue Corridor launches MultiCultural Market

The 6th Avenue Corridor has established a MultiCultural Market, which will run monthly from August to November this year and again in 2016. It will feature an array of ethnic and multicultural products, including textiles, artisan goods, food and more. The first market will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2,

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Posted July 22, 2015in On the Move

Raygun designer opens online T-shirt shop

John Bosley, 34, left his job as top designer at Raygun to start his own business selling prints, posters and graphic T-shirts. Bozz Prints is his online store featuring prints of the Des Moines skyline, the High Trestle Trail and the downtown Travelers sign, among other Des Moines features. Bosley

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Posted July 15, 2015in On the Move

Nine-hole golf course opens in Des Moines

A new golf course for golfers short on time has opened at 620 N.E. 66th Ave. in Des Moines. The Executive 9 at Woodland Hills Golf Course offers nine holes designed for faster play and features a variety of twists and turns to test every golfer. Hubbell Realty Company owns

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Posted July 08, 2015in On the Move

Hurricane Grill and Wings opens third Iowa restaurant

The island-inspired full-service restaurant Hurricane Grill and Wings recently opened at 3340 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. It is the third location for franchisee Darin Beck, CEO and founder of Barmuda MMC. Hurricane Grill is known for more than 35 signature flavors of fresh jumbo wings, ranging from buffalo

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Posted July 01, 2015in On the Move

Major retailers coming to Jordan Creek

Michael Kors and Anthropologie will open stores in Jordan Creek Town Center in late fall and spring. The national retailers have signed leases and will occupy the adjoining spaces on the mall’s first floor formerly occupied by Victoria’s Secret and Coldwater Creek. Michael Kors sells clothing and accessories for both

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Posted June 24, 2015in On the Move

Hot yoga studio opens in Urbandale

Lindsey Opp opened a hot yoga studio called Lindsey Opp Yoga at 3975 100th St. in Urbandale. She offers traditional and boot camp classes, as wells as a program for kids and teens. Opp moved to Iowa from California in 2008. Class hours at Lindsey Opp Yoga vary each day.

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Posted June 17, 2015in On the Move

Rooftop green space gets first step in approval

Nelson Construction & Development’s proposal to build luxury apartments on top of a new downtown parking garage gained a head start in the race to fill the space at Seventh Street and Grand Avenue in Des Moines. The City Council called for proposals last month and received three, but the

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Posted June 10, 2015in On the Move

Iowa DOT places driver’s license kiosks across state

Iowans are now able to replace or renew their driver’s licenses at 24 kiosks installed across the state. The Iowa Department of Transportation kiosks were placed in metropolitan areas, and all the kiosks are equipped with cameras to take new ID photos. The DOT began installing them in May and

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Posted June 03, 2015in On the Move

Bang Bang Mongolian Grill replaced with Draught House 50

Draught House 50 opened May 20 at 6240 Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines, in the building that formerly housed Bang Bang Mongolian Grill. After about five years of service, Bang Bang closed on April 5 for a remodel and opened as Draught House 50 under the same ownership

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Posted May 27, 2015in On the Move

Sam’s Club opens in Ankeny

A new Sam’s Club store opened May 21 at 4625 S.E. Delaware Ave. in Ankeny south of Fleet Farm. The store is 139,000 square feet, will include a gas station and sits on 19.7 acres in the growing retail area. It is the second Sam’s Club location in the metro,

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