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In The Core Downtown

The Lauridsen Skate park Making Progress!

The Lauridsen Skate park in Downtown Des Moines is making great progress with lights up and lots of cement being poured. It's supposed to open this fall.

Jett & Monkey’s NEW Dog Shoppe

Check out Jett & Monkey's NEW Dog Shoppe at 219 E. Grand Ave.It's beautiful and there's always a sweet dog to pet inside, besides all the great merchandise! Remember to shop local. It helps all of us locally.

Ice Cream!

Word is there will be a new Ice Cream shop in the Court Avenue District coming....soon? In the Elliott, next to Fong's. I'm in.

Dining Downtown

Sign spotted over by the Sculpture Park on Locust - Mediterranean/Fusion restaurant Nomad coming soon.  Vivian's in the Kirkwood has closed. Pho Real replacing Pita Pit on Court, and Dirty Burger coming on 4th.  Scotty's of Scotty's Pub and Grub in WDSM...


Your guide to what is happening in core Downtown Des Moines!

From Music to Happy Hours, Special Events to Dining options, DowntowNow shows you where the action is in the core Downtown.