See the Drake Men’s Basketball Take on Jackson State

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Whether you're a die-hard Bulldogs fan or a casual basketball lover, you can't miss the upcoming Bulldogs game on December 15th. The team will face off against Jackson State. There are bound to be some edge-of-your-seat moments in this game. The Drake Bulldogs have quite the reputation in college basketball. They're a Division 1 team, and they made … [Read more...]

The Holidays Aren’t Complete Without Visiting Jolly Holiday Lights

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Each year in Des Moines, residents ring in the holidays at the Jolly Holiday Lights festival. This exciting event lets you enjoy a drive-through lights display, delicious cookies and more, all while giving to a great cause -- the Make a Wish Foundation. The drive-through lights display at Jolly Holiday Lights is about 3.5 miles long. You'll see more … [Read more...]

Become More Connected to Your Community with These Tips

Become More Connected to Your Community with These Tips

You will face a lot of pressure when you move into west Des Moines apartments, from adjusting to the new surroundings, to finding a job in the city. Forging new friendships is a good way of easing pressure, so why not make some friends by getting involved in community events? There are many plus points associated with befriending your neighbors, from … [Read more...]

Help Out the Animal Rescue League Through Their Tree of Life Display

Help Out the Animal Rescue League Through Their Tree of Life Display

Hundreds, if not thousands, of pets are looking for a home close to our apartments near Des Moines. Many local charities work hard to find loving owners, such as the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Founded in 1926, this animal welfare organization hosts year-round events to provide care for abused and unwanted animals. In 2013, over 15,000 animals received … [Read more...]

Hopefully You’re Ready for when Sleeping With Sirens & Pierce The Veil Come to Town

Hopefully You’re Ready for when Sleeping With Sirens & Pierce The Veil Come to Town

A wide range of west Des Moines events are held at surrounding venues year-round, with the 7 Flags Event Center being a preferred spot for concerts and tours. Located on 2100 NW 100th Street, the venue will present music lovers with Sleeping With Sirens & Pierce The Veil - The World Tour on Monday, December 1. Doors open at 6:00 pm for the 7:00 pm … [Read more...]