Tagged with 'Marina'

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

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

The gorgeous days just keep coming and the farmer’s fruits and vegetables are in full bloom…we purchased a baby watermelon, yum! And, did you get any of the first arrivals of the red plums? Life is... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wheels & Keels Brings Classics in Wood and Metal to Des Moines Marina

PHOTOS: Wheels & Keels Brings Classics in Wood and Metal to Des Moines Marina

It was a little gray and cool compared to our recent weather, but that didn’t stop folks from making their way to Des Moines today. The draw on day three of this year’s Waterland Festival was... [Read more]

‘Wheels & Keels’ to be on display at the Marina this Sunday, July 20

‘Wheels & Keels’ to be on display at the Marina this Sunday, July 20

Classic cars and vintage wooden boats will be on display at the Wheels & Keels show at the Marina this Sunday, July 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a family-friendly show with prizes, raffles,... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Nick,’ the missing male Papillon dog, has been found!

UPDATE: ‘Nick,’ the missing male Papillon dog, has been found!

UPDATE: Thursday, July 3: ‘Nick,’ the missing male Papillon dog, has been found! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: Have you seen ‘Nick,’ a male Papillon dog, last seen in the Des Moines Marina... [Read more]

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

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

Last Saturday was another huge day for our vendors – sales were the biggest day over all of last year! If this trend continues we are going to have to think about expanding to accommodate shopper’s... [Read more]

Around 8,000 people were at Opening Day of the Des Moines Farmers Market!

Around 8,000 people were at Opening Day of the Des Moines Farmers Market!

Something out of this world took place last Saturday (June 7) at the Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market – with the sun shining bright and all the planets aligned, a brand new city... [Read more]

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There’s just a little over a week until Opening Day – Saturday, June 7 – of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Coming off its most successful season in history (up +20% over 2012), the... [Read more]

New Des Moines Marina project will take three to five years to finish

New Des Moines Marina project will take three to five years to finish

by Jack Mayne It will be three to five years to complete the waterfront marina project, the developer said two months after the Des Moines City Council approved the outline of the project. At the March... [Read more]

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Part of this year’s South Sound Opening Day Celebration is display and tours of a few unusual—and a few not so unusual—boats owned by yacht club members – open to the public from 11 a.m. – 4... [Read more]

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]