Tagged with 'Marina'

City begins marina floor development plan

City begins marina floor development plan

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has taken the first tentative steps toward developing the city’s marina floor from a collection of older buildings, boat storage sheds and parking lots into... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina Saturday, March 15

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina Saturday, March 15

A Recycling Collection Event is coming to the Des Moines Marina on Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Here’s a poster with more details (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Have you ever wondered how the City of Des Moines is able to make improvements to the Marina and Beach Park facilities and provide services for public use in a tough economic environment? “For the... [Read more]

City of Des Moines considering fee to park at Marina; hearings in January

City of Des Moines considering fee to park at Marina; hearings in January

The City of Des Moines announced on its website that it is considering charging a fee to park at the Marina. The City is porposing to utilize a “pay‐by‐space” system with eight pay stations located... [Read more]

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

This Saturday, July 20, will be a great time to check out all the great things our community of Des Moines offers, with a very busy, full day of events, including: Pancake Breakfast at the Farmer’s... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Market Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Market Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Can you believe it is July already? We had another record breaking sales day last Saturday; that makes 4 out of the first 5 market days of the season records. Bless the Sun God for this wonderful weather... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opening day will be Saturday, June 1 in the north parking lot of the Des Moines Marina (map below), where it will run from 10 a.m. – 2... [Read more]

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Big changes are in store for the heart of Des Moines, as the City on Monday (April 22) announced a ‘Request for Qualifications’ soliciting development teams to build on commercial property at the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Over 4,500 Enjoy Classic Cars & Wooden Boats at Des Moines Marina

VIDEO: Over 4,500 Enjoy Classic Cars & Wooden Boats at Des Moines Marina

Oh, what a day it was! Skeptics said it couldn’t be done. Little did they know the determination of the Des Moines Marina, the Knights Car Club and the Farmers Market staffs to get’r done! With an... [Read more]

Shuttle Bus Will Help Alleviate Travel During Busy Weekend Ahead

Shuttle Bus Will Help Alleviate Travel During Busy Weekend Ahead

Click image to see larger version. This Saturday, July 21, is shaping up to be an incredibly busy day in Des Moines, with three big events going on – the Farmers Market, Classic Car & Wooden Boat... [Read more]

REMINDER: Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show Starts with BBQ Friday Night!

REMINDER: Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show Starts with BBQ Friday Night!

REMINDER: The 6th Annual Des Moines Classic Car and Wooden Boat Show will be held at the Marina this weekend, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday (July 20) with the Classic BBQ, then continuing from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation Has Been at Farmers Market Since Beginning

Des Moines Legacy Foundation Has Been at Farmers Market Since Beginning

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation has been in the Des Moines Farmers Market since its beginning seven years ago. Most notably, you will recognize the picture note card booth, manned by Council Member Carmen... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Frogsong Farms

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Frogsong Farms

One of the reasons the Des Moines Farmers Market moved to its new location was to give shoppers new and more diversified vendors. Throughout the season we will be showcasing some of these every week. But... [Read more]

Group Launches Website to Protest City’s Planned Marina Development

Group Launches Website to Protest City’s Planned Marina Development

A group calling itself ‘Friends of the Des Moines, Wa. Waterfront’ has launched a new website protesting the City of Des Moines’ plans for development of the Marina. “We recently... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market’s New Location a Hit; Expect Easier Parking Sat.

Des Moines Farmers Market’s New Location a Hit; Expect Easier Parking Sat.

“Okay, what have you done for me lately?” With the huge success of Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market last Saturday (June 2) at its new Marina location, people are looking for... [Read more]

Over 2,400 Enjoy Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market in New Location

Over 2,400 Enjoy Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market in New Location

Photo by Wayne Corey Remember the saying “Build It and They Will Come?” Well on Saturday (June 2), they kept coming and coming and coming to the Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market... [Read more]

Expect Over 60 Vendors at Opening of Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday

Expect Over 60 Vendors at Opening of Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday

This Saturday (June 2) will be Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market (we’re Sponsors and we’ll be there blogging live!) with a new location at the newly-remodeled North end... [Read more]