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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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Posted November 05, 2014in On the Move

West Des Moines swim school now open

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools opened Nov. 3 near Jordan Creek Town Center in West Des Moines. Equipped with a 46-foot by 24-foot heated indoor pool, the school is open year-round. It also has a viewing area with free Wi-Fi for parents, a play area, changing rooms, a snack bar and a

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Posted October 29, 2014in On the Move

RoCA opens on Court Avenue

The newest downtown dinner restaurant opened last week at 208 Court Ave., where the Sbrocco wine bar used to be. Three real estate brokers, Tyler Dingel, Todd Millang and Brian Martin, own RoCA, and its managing partner is Jason Kapela, co-owner of Louie’s Wine Dive in Des Moines. The unique

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Posted October 22, 2014in On the Move

Urbandale Aldi reopens after expansion

The Urbandale grocery store reopens Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. following a major remodeling and expansion. Located at 8400 Douglas Ave., Aldi added more than 2,000 square feet, another aisle and a checkout lane. The building is now 17,250 square feet and contains five grocery aisles. The ceiling was also

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Posted October 15, 2014in On the Move

New Kum & Go store to replace current Windsor Heights location

Kum & Go is planning an expansion at the intersection of 73rd St. and University Avenue in Windsor Heights, expected to open by March of 2015. The new store will replace one that sat on the corner of the lot. Kum & Go purchased the adjacent property, which used to

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