Just a touch-up?
Tue, 2016-01-26 05:00 News Staff
My front porch
For years Des Moines, Iowa had the distinction of being considered by some to be America’s dullest city. Nobody was saying, “Woo, I want to hang out in Des Moines, how exciting. So much to do there, so many fun and interesting things I would like to stay and spend money on.”
“How America’s Dullest City Got Cool”, a recent article in Politico Magazine, tells the 15-year transformation of Des Moines into a hopping cultural attraction where people come to be entertained, eat, spend money, and enjoy the arts.
In 2007, 28-year-old Brooklynite Zachary Manheimer was looking for a place that needed a little help—a cultural makeover, so to speak. He found that in DesMoines.