Prep for your Holiday Dinner at Des Moines’ Winter Farmers’ Market

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The holidays are coming and if you are on a mission to fill your calendar with fun-filled events, take our advice and head to the Des Moines Winter Farmers Market! Not only is this event a social opportunity for city residents but also, it is a chance to fill your bags with bargain festive buys. Stalls will be set up at Capital Square along 400 Locust … [Read more...]

Here’s “Proof” That Des Moines Has Some of the Best Restaurants

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If there's any restaurant near our apartments in west Des Moines that is worth visiting it is Proof. Praised by the press, this business sits on 1301 Locust Street and is a 2013 James Beard Foundation Award Finalist. Executive Chef Sean Wilson blends the old with new to create a tempting menu inspired by flavors of Northern Africa and the … [Read more...]

There Will Be Plenty to Enjoy During the Holiday Season in Des Moines


Seasonal festivities will soon be in full swing near our apartments in West Des Moines, so why not get in the action? Fall is a great time of year to meet your neighbors, what with so many events taking place in the nearby area. This November, the following special events will welcome big crowds: Jingle in the Junction This event will be held at … [Read more...]

Hit the Ice With Your Des Moines Buccaneers!

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Following a season that saw the Des Moines Buccaneers tie for sixth in the Western Conference and finish out of the playoffs, our hometown team will look to bounce back in 2014-2015. Catch them this November at Des Moines' Buccaneer Arena, just five miles from our Sun Prairie apartments in West Des Moines. Des Moines will welcome a number of opponents … [Read more...]

Relax With Some Wine at Des Moines University


A glass of wine can take the edge off, so why not socialize and sip at Des Moines University this season? You can find the university near our West Des Moines apartments on 3200 Grand Avenue. The Des Moines Wine Opener will be held here on November 7, so gather your friends and join fellow wine connoisseurs in raising a glass! Admission to the Wine … [Read more...]