THIS IS HOW WE DO DES MOINES

Introducing What We Enjoy About the City We Love

Welcome to this one-of-kind guide to Greater Des Moines. It’s uniquely personal, in that it reflects the recommendations of the staff and contributors on our editorial team. Where do we take visitors? What do we recommend to friends? This is truly “how we do Des Moines”—our favorite haunts and hangouts, places that make us happy, sites and services we enjoy. And, rest assured, these recommendations are made freely and independently, not influenced by advertising or other business considerations.

Parks+Trails

Above: The path at Greenwood Park’s pond descends, dryly, below water level—giving visitors a ...

Shopping

Above: Gentlemen always find a comfortable environment as well as smart clothing at Badowers, ...

Arts+Culture

Above: The Hoyt Sherman Place theater, built in 1923, was renovated in 2003. Further ...

Eat+Drink 2019

  To come up with this list, we asked ourselves not only where anyone ...