Essentials and news for young professionals

Carrie Boyd, committee chair for the Salisbury House YPs photographed at Salisbury House.

Carrie Boyd opens Salisbury House doors to YPs

Published on October 1st, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

How do you inject new life into an old, historic house? If you’re the nonprofit overseeing Des Moines’ Salisbury House and Gardens, you create a group aimed at the city’s lauded young professionals community. Then you […] Read More


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7 things we love about fall in Des Moines

Published on September 30th, 2014 | by Mackensie Smith

The autumnal equinox has passed, and Des Moines is brimming with fall activities that are must-dos. Don’t waste the season. Root down in the city, happy with the opportunity to explore amid tumbling temps and brisk […] Read More


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Check out a long-lost Des Moines diner on Instagram

Published on September 25th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

Local history buff Cataldo Punelli remains one of the best Instagrammers in Des Moines, documenting the city’s old and interesting architecture as @catpun. Today, Punelli posted some black and white shots of Des Moines. Two of them depict Jeff’s Grill, he […] Read More


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‘Revenge porn’ suit wants to prevent the end of sexting

Published on September 24th, 2014 | by USA Today

A federal lawsuit challenging Arizona’s new ‘revenge porn’ law says it goes far beyond protecting people from vindictive former-significant others. The plaintiffs say the law has a chilling effect on First Amendment-protected speech. Read More





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