Sunday, January 25, 2015

Annual Manual

Posted January 14, 2015in On the Move

Zombie Burger adds second location in Jordan Creek

Zombie Burger is expanding its reach into the food court of Jordan Creek Town Center. Owners George Formaro, Paul Rottenberg and Jeremy Reichart plan to open the new branch, Zombie Burger + Shake Lab, in June or July this year. It will be a smaller version of the downtown location,

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Posted January 07, 2015in On the Move

Additions to Wells Fargo – Jordan Creek Campus complete

Wells Fargo employees are nearly ready to move into the company’s new, $100 million offices on the West Des Moines campus. The addition was built to house 1,800 staff members. Mortgage employees will occupy much of the space. The additions include a 50,000-square-foot cafeteria and training center and a second

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Posted December 31, 2014in On the Move

Mars Coffee Bar to open in East Village during spring

  Mars Café announced plans recently to open the new coffee bar next to the future site of Raygun and Thelma’s Treats at 505 E. Fifth St. in late March. Mars Coffee Bar focuses on the coffee culture, and it will serve artisanal drip and pour over coffee, espresso and

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Posted December 24, 2014in On the Move

Wells Fargo to open $100 million West Des Moines office

In January, employees of the metro’s largest employer will start to move into its new multimillion-dollar building on the company’s West Des Moines campus. Wells Fargo & Co. built the new wing to house about 1,800 employees, which analysts say shows its commitment to the Des Moines area and its

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Posted December 17, 2014in On the Move

Des Moines bank to be renovated

The West Bank branch location at 3920 S.W. Ninth St. will have a temporary location in a trailer at the same address while the bank’s inside is renovated. Teller stations and offices will fill the trailer, where customers can still do their banking during the estimated two-month remodel. There will

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Posted December 10, 2014in On the Move

New business opens in Valley Junction

Finding Iowa, a small business that sells refurbished furniture, home décor, antiques and collectibles, opened in Valley Junction on Nov. 26. Owner Aly DeMoss previously worked in bail bonds and decided she needed a career change, which led her to creating a repurposed antique furniture shop. Finding Iowa is located

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Posted December 03, 2014in On the Move

Fat Tony’s Sports Tap changes name

Fat Tony’s Sports Tap has changed its name to Extra Innings Sports Bar and Patio. It remains at its old address, 1500 S.E. First, but some renovations to the interior have been made. Also, expect to find a sand pi t for beach volleyball next summer as owners begin the

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Posted November 26, 2014in On the Move

Cozy Café open six months after fire damage

After suffering major smoke damage when the pizza oven burned a few nearby pizza boxes in June, the Cozy Café located at 5405 Douglas Ave. has reopened. Owner Mark Linebach had to replace a significant portion of the café, including new booths, electrical, HVAC and a state-of-the-art hood exhaust system

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Posted November 19, 2014in On the Move

Brenton Skating Plaza opens Nov. 21

The outdoor skating rink at 520 Robert D. Ray Drive opens at noon on Nov. 21 for the 2014-2015 season. Brenton Skating Plaza, which first opened in 2006, will be open every day from now through March. Admission is $5 for adults, $3.25 for seniors and children ages 6 to

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Posted November 12, 2014in On the Move

Celebrations brings after-work parties to the metro

Bob Etvel recently opened a new bar and restaurant at 8410 Hickman Road in Clive, where Drink was previously located. Serving fresh, not frozen, foods such as deep dish and thin-crust pizza, onion rings and mozzarella sticks, Celebrations aims to give customers an after-work party experience with DJs, party favors

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