I personally wouldn't be rushing to come back here. In addition to receiving a college degree from University of Northern Iowa and graduating from Drake Law School, Meyer worked for two other law firms before creating her own. Its two locations offer racks upon racks of clothing, shoes, home items and more at low prices. The Best Of Des Moines awards recognize the hard work of those who strive to make the Des Moines metro the great community it is today. Dig Dug, Frogger, Pac Man. On the other hand, the place does very well for romantic restaurants at No. Expect some clove incense to eliminate that new bar smell.
Here we go, group fitness! The dating scene here is hardly bar-centric, however. And so far, the readers agree. As governor, his goals were to make 200,000 new jobs for Iowans, create a 15 percent reduction in the cost of government through the use of more efficient technology, create a 25 percent increase in family incomes, and develop some of the best schools in the nation through first-rate teachers and more critical teaching methods. Dress up, put on a pair of dancing shoes and find someone to kiss, because our readers recommend attending The Bash on the big night above all others. It might be the convenience again, but the helpful pharmacists and friendly faces probably have something to do with this victory. So it goes with Color Works, where customers can get their body art in the forms of ink and metal courtesy of Prysm Body Piericing.
Good beer list, and all the old-school games that I wanted to play were there and in good working order. With more than 140 entrees that include vegan and vegetarian options, A Dong also offers healthy appetizers, drinks and desserts. The library even has a pickup window open Monday through Friday from 4-6 p. The voters had a difficult task this year of choosing the top cultural event in Des Moines, as the city has so many great options for this category. The voters showed their appreciation for the two-day fall festival and its annual parade, live entertainment, food vendors and fireworks. Runners-up: Bud Light; Coors Light Best Soft Drink Pepsi An upset has taken this category by storm this year, making it clear that Des Moines voters are drinking more Pepsi than Coke.
For starters, the drinks are fairly priced. With 50+ bars in Downtown Des Moines it's easy to kick back with friends. Look at the check presenters, the sculpture over the bar, the menu, the logo. Loaded with bacon, cheddar and chili, they make a meal all their own. Overall, this is a great place to spend a night out. Its hibachi chefs put on an outstanding show while making each dish.
The floors can be sticky. Customers can enjoy a cheese tasting bar with craft beer, wine and cured meats, and the events and workshops make it a real experience. Since 1967, three generations of the Smith family have been serving large breaded tenderloins that beat all others. Some of the games are a little junky and out of order but love the whole feel of the old arcade cabinets and a few video games free to play and a huge Jenga that makes such a loud clunk when it falls. Old school arcade games from wall to wall and they all cost one token! The biggest update aside from the expansion of 2 levels is that they serve pizza by the slice. American Topper and Line-X of Des Moines is a locally owned family business that takes great pride in our experience and customer service. Des Moines Art Center holds strong as the Best Museum of Des Moines with its impressive art exhibits, educational programs and hands-on activities that offer something for everyone.
Without so much as website or a sign above the door, it truly does meet all the criteria of a dive — and our readers appreciate that. Eventually there will be a vinyl night. We only spent half an hour but it was a fun time. That is until this newly renovation. The Standard kept its classic martinis but changed its name and ownership, now known as The Stuffed Olive.
Happy servers make for happy customers. And though there are many to choose from, the readers say Thai Flavors is the best place to get fresh food delivered to your home. The Drake Diner has this idea down to a tee, and proudly advertises that they welcome all of their customers like family. Until then, at least you have a place to start, so get out there Iowans! The only problem with the large menu of meal-starters at these restaurants is deciding which ones to pick and which to skip, as they are all just that good. My only complaint was that it was hotter than Hades in there even with the doors open.
With one of the longest happy hours around and a pool league not to be beat, the voters know just where to go when they visit the east side. Hundreds of local vendors fill several blocks of Court Avenue with fresh produce, baked goods and meats. Right, and just keep missing the mark? Bombshell Bettys promises — you guessed it — bombshell-worthy hair treatment to its customers. I knew I was in for some fun. It offers a long list of homemade sandwiches, a variety of freshly tossed salads and more types of pasta salads and cold salads than a person could possibly desire. It's dark in the place, just like the old arcades when my mom wouldn't let me go because kids got kidnapped and she thought it was foolish to throw my money away playing video games. Cell phones are an important part of our daily lives now, and our readers notice the companies that go the extra mile when it comes to making them work.
With fair scores in dating age rank, public transportation, and bar rank, this city is just a solid contender all around for anyone seeking their newest or truest love. The entire place is pretty dingy looking. But, hey, at least at West Grand Golf they have pretty bridges, natural surroundings, gardens and waterfalls. The first game of the season is on Feb. Westridge Shopping Center, 10201 University Ave.
Reclaiming their title this year, West Grand Golf makes it a point to accommodate their guests in every way possible, including a practice putting green for the above frustrations. I'd have to say Up-Down is one of the best things you can do in Des Moines, but what do I know? Greater Des Moines bars and nightlife offers drink specials, laid back scenes, or the party you're looking for. The voters chose Dymin Systems once again as the computer repair shop of choice. With at least five singles groups going strong in the area, you can always turn to a meetup if you want a little guidance. Sorenson lives a busy life running one company and managing another, but he still finds time to golf, enjoy his music collection and run the Ron Sorenson Show at 99. Tiffany lamps peppered throughout the room add more low lighting. I play trivia at the monk at the bar most Wednesday's, we always love playing with new people.