Bring the Whole Family Out to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines


Want a day out with friends or family this season? If so, make your way to the Iowa State Fairgrounds on E. 30th Street and E. Unversity Avenue, just an 18-minute drive from our West Des Moines apartments. From August 7-17 the fair will open to the public for an amazingly amusing experience. Outstanding talent and jaw-dropping entertainment can be … [Read more...]

Head Downtown for the Devour Des Moines Event This Summer


What do you get when you combine a triathlon with eating? You get the Devour Des Moines event, of course! Yes, it’s a triathlon with food thrown into the mix. Teams compete in traditional triathlon events like running, biking and swimming, but they also must eat certain foods in tandem with each event before proceeding to the next one. This wacky and fun … [Read more...]

Broadway Comes to Town as “Shrek” Plays at the Des Moines Community Playhouse


If you are a resident at our apartments in West Des Moines, you don't want to miss the many plays and productions that take place close by throughout the year. A preferred venue for events is the Des Moines Community Playhouse, which sits an 11-minute drive away on 831 42nd Street. Each season presents something different to both residents and … [Read more...]

See How ‘Family’ Is Treated at West Des Moines’ Ohana Steakhouse


The culinary scene surrounding our apartments in West Des Moines is most impressive, with a varied range of restaurants situated within walking and driving distance. One that boasts outstanding reviews for excellent customer service is Ohana Steakhouse. Located at 28th and University in West Des Moines in the bustling Clock Tower Square, it has a Yelp rating … [Read more...]

Where Will You Be for West Des Moines’ Music in the Junction?


Lighten up your life this summer by attending one of the many musical events that will be taking place near our apartments in West Des Moines! If you have time to spare on July 17, make your way to  217 5th Street for Music in the Junction. A favored event among locals, this weekly concert series takes place along Historic Valley Junction. Music in the … [Read more...]