COMMUNITY

Getting on Board

After the Lauridsen Skatepark opened a year ago, local kids from across Greater Des ...

Resources Spotlight

Writer: Hannah Soyer Photographer: Duane Tinkey Myriad groups are dedicated to serving greater Des ...

Welcoming Afghan Refugees

Writer: Hannah Soyer  Some 40,000 refugees have settled in Iowa since the mid-1970s, and ...

Making Real-World Change

Inclusive Cultural University founders Del and Jonnell Marion work with companies, organizations and publc ...

Engage with Asian Culture

Chu Chu Donuts, located on Southwest Ninth Street. Writer: Sarah Bogaards Photographer: Duane Tinkey ...

What We’re Doing in May and June

Soprano Michelle Johnson and bass-baritone Kevin Deas will make their Des Moines Metro Opera ...

Gardening for the Community

During spring work days at Des Moines’ two community gardens, dreams of 3-pound heirloom ...

Healing Hearts

From left: Alex Muhire Gatoni and Boaz Rutekereza Nkingi Writer: Rachel Vogel Quinn Photographer: ...

Revival of the ‘Streetcar Suburbs’

As part of a Sixth Avenue public art project, 12 bus shelters are being ...

Abena Imhotep’s Top Spots

Abena Imhotep at Edna Griffin Park. Photographer: Duane Tinkey. Writer: Teresa Zilk Activist, TEDx ...