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Posted February 24, 2016in On the Move

West End Architectural Salvage: The sequel

West End Architectural Salvage is opening a second location at the West Glen Town Center in West Des Moines. The unique retailer of architectural salvage objects and re-purposed furniture is [...]

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Posted February 17, 2016in On the Move

Ready. Set. Relax!

Get ready to get comfy in Altoona. There’s a new movie theater in town, and it’s offering the best of the big screen while including the comforts of home. Cinemark [...]

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Posted February 10, 2016in On the Move

Former Riverfront YMCA site to get 10-story residential tower?

Hubbell’s agreement with the city to purchase the former grounds of the downtown YMCA has been extended until September. The agreement was previously set to expire on Jan. 29. Both [...]

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Posted February 03, 2016in On the Move

Quilt museum set to open in May

In May of 2016, just as we’re switching off the space heaters, a new Iowa Quilt Museum should be set to open. Winterset’s newest “attraction” will be downtown on the [...]

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Posted January 27, 2016in On the Move

Construction begins at former Younkers building

You can’t keep a good building down. Preliminary works have begun for construction and renovation activities at the site of the former downtown Younkers building. According to city documents, Blackbird [...]

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Posted January 20, 2016in On the Move

Where the skywalk ends?

Demolition is underway at the city-owned downtown property along Seventh and Grand. By the looks of things, it will soon be complete. Changes to Seventh and Grand plans Nothing is [...]

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Posted January 13, 2016in On the Move

Ann Taylor closing at Jordan Creek

Jordan Creek Town Center is set to lose one of its original tenants later this month when Ann Taylor closes its doors on Jan. 23. Reportedly, the lease is expiring [...]

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Posted January 06, 2016in On the Move

Fridley to build 12-screen theater in Waukee

Fridley Theatres, a Des Moines-based company, announced plans to build a 12-screen theater in Waukee. The theater will be called The Palms in Waukee, and it is expected to open [...]

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Posted December 23, 2015in On the Move

Zombie Burger expands to Ankeny

Zombie Burger announced plans to open a restaurant in the Northview Centre II at 1550 N. Ankeny Blvd. in Ankeny sometime before May 2016. The 2,400-square-foot space will seat 60 [...]

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Posted December 16, 2015in On the Move

Johnston retail development fills last spaces

A new retail development anchored by Gusto Pizza Co. in Johnston will soon house Cupcake Addict and Noodle Zoo. Cupcake Addict is a home-based business started by Janet Hoch, a [...]

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