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On the MoveClive is home to the new Penelopie Beauty Bar, which opened on March 24, designed to be that one-stop shop destination for all beauty needs and for any event or lifestyle in a fun, upbeat, feminine atmosphere where upbeat music is always playing or a customer’s favorite chick flick is showing, specializing in blowouts, dry styles, up-dos and makeup applications, the idea behind this beauty bar comes from local owners Bopha Mom-Baccam and Katie Theulen, bringing to the metro the popular “No Cuts, No Colors” trends practiced on both coasts. It is catered to people with all different backgrounds, so it is luxurious, affordable and ideal for women on the go with complimentary charging stations available at every chair. Scheduling allows for individual or group appointments and walk-ins. Penelopie also offers monthly memberships and private lessons in a fun environment. Learn more at or call 226-8477.


Fore!… Woodland Hills opens fast-paced Executive 9 Course

This Hubbell Realty Company-owned golf course is expanding to include a new nine-hole executive course opening this fall. The Executive 9 at Woodland Hills is 2,000 yards of green space designed for faster play (one hour and 10 minutes) while featuring a variety of twists and turns to test every club in a golfer’s bag. It consists of four par four holes and five par three holes, ranging in yardage from 100 to 350 yards. The fact that it offers a total par of 31 makes The Executive 9 ideal for beginners, juniors, families and golfers with limited time. Woodland Hills Golf Course is located in Des Moines at 620 N.E. 66th Ave. Call 289-1326 for more details, or visit



Feed the fitness Kraving at new West DM gym

Craving a good workout? The Des Moines metro has no shortages of options, and now, one more is added to the mix. Timed perfectly for burning off that St. Paddy’s Day beer gut, Krave had its soft opening, at 5010 E.P. True Parkway, in West Des Moines, on March 17, and it’s been open ever since. We mean that literally. It’s a 24-hour gym, so members can work out on their own time, whenever that time may be. What makes it different, says its owners, is that KRAVE targets five areas of functional training they call “Krave Fit,” which is managed by its trained fitness masters: agility, endurance, strength, striking and stability. Visit the new facility for free, and check out its cutting edge floor plan. Learn more about rates and becoming a team member by visiting its website at


New Hubbell-owned apartments to open downtown

A ribbon-cutting has been scheduled for April 23 at 4 p.m. in the 14Forty Community Room at 1440 Locust St. in conjunction with the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce.


Nest Gallery opens on Walnut Street

Located on the first floor in the U.S. Bank Building at 520 Walnut St., Nest Gallery will offer artwork exclusively by artist James Ellwanger and serve as a central hub for Ellwanger’s “Spectrum on Walnut,” a proposed retail lighting display for the evolving downtown corridor. Nest Gallery will host an open house on Friday, April 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the U.S. Bank, featuring new digital prints by Ellwanger. It will officially open the following Monday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


The Last Laugh Comedy Theater sets grand opening

The Last Laugh Comedy Theater is the first venue in the metro to feature all local improv, stand-up and sketch comedy, as well as comedy classes. A grand opening celebration is set for Saturday, April 5, in the old Billy Joe’s Lounge location, 1701 25th St., West Des Moines. CV


On the Move is a new column announcing Des Moines area neighborhood changes, including businesses opening, closing, expanding or moving. Submit announcements to Amber Williams by Monday at 8 a.m. to be included in that week’s issue. Email to or call 953-4822, ext. 320.

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