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Sweet Deal – Sweet Swirls!

Sweet Deal – Sweet Swirls!

Sweet Swirls Sweet Deal On Sale Friday, June 28th at 9:00 am! Get $50 worth of gift certificates to Sweet Swirls for only $25! Come experience your ice cream at Sweet Swirls Rolled Ice cream! Sweet Swirls ice cream made fresh every day and mixed by hand to perfection. “You create your own ice cream…MORE

Sweet Deal – Los Charros!

Sweet Deal – Los Charros!

Los Charros Sweet Deal On Sale Friday, June 28th at 9:00 AM! Get $50 worth of gift certificates to Los Charros in Ankeny for just $25! Los Charros is the place for fine dining in Ankeny.  We have several large tables for big groups! Since 2012, we have been offering a mix of classic Tex-Mex…MORE

Sweet Deal – Iowa Irish Fest!

Sweet Deal – Iowa Irish Fest!

Iowa Irish Fest Sweet Deal On Sale Tuesday, June 25th at 9:00 am! The 13th annual Iowa Irish Fest is back and it’s bigger and better than ever in downtown Waterloo August 2nd -4th. Kick back and Rock it out to 12 bands…… 8 stages…… and 22 city blocks…. with 55 acts. Enjoy the music, activities,…MORE

Big Country Bash Series 2019

Big Country Bash Series 2019

  promoreel: Looking for syndicated items for 734 The Big Country Bash Series is coming to the brand new Water Works Park Amphitheater this summer!  Tickets go on sale Friday at 10am! Check out the line up for the first ever Big Country Bash Series! June 22nd – Clint Black July 18th – Chase Rice…MORE

Annual Downtown Earth Day Tour

Annual Downtown Earth Day Tour

Public Invited to Annual Downtown Earth Day Tour Saturday, April 20th Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 20, at the seventh annual Downtown Earth Day Tour, a collaboration between the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, the Science Center of Iowa (SCI), The Riverwalk HUB and Iowa Rivers Revival. Each organization will feature a variety of…MORE

This is What Makes Country Great [PHOTOS]

This is What Makes Country Great [PHOTOS]

Last night (3/14) Blake Shelton brought his “Friends and Heroes Tour” to the Wells Fargo Arena to a capacity crowd. I had the opportunity to spend some time with both Blake Shelton and Lauren Alaina before the show. I’d met Lauren before when she was in town last year opening for Jason Aldean. I fell…MORE

2019-20 Willis Broadway Series

2019-20 Willis Broadway Series

Series includes: MEAN GIRLS, IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS, BANDSTAND, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, MY FAIR LADY, BERNADETTE PETERS IN CONCERT WITH THE DES MOINES SYMPHONY, RIVERDANCE THE NEW 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW, THE BAND’S VISIT, WICKED and THE BOOK OF MORMON. Visit DMPA.org for more information.MORE

Don’t Miss Chris Lane Friday Night in Des Moines [VIDEOS]

Don’t Miss Chris Lane Friday Night in Des Moines [VIDEOS]

I first met Chris Lane in Minneapolis in the summer of 2017 when he opened for Florida Georgia Line at Target Field. I reached out to a new radio promo guy named John D’Amico at Big Loud Records to arrange a meet and greet before the show. I quickly sent my wife a text to…MORE