Drake Diner, located at 1111 25th St., Des Moines, is a wonderful place to sit down, grab a bite to eat, and hang out with some friends. From their burgers to their shakes, everyone loves the Drake Diner. The 1950’s style restaurant is well known in the Drake University area, since their opening in 1987. Often times, people visit Drake Diner for their burgers. It … Continue reading “Only One Original”
Often, one of the most dreaded things about turning 16, is having wisdom teeth removed. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars to the back of the mouth. These teeth may be misaligned and they may need to be removed. Dentists typically recommend that wisdom teeth are removed between ages 16-17. Sometimes, the teeth can move and position themselves to be horizontal, then they … Continue reading Wisdom for Teeth
Spring Break is often a time for travel for most families. Some go to Europe, Florida, California. However, sometimes people tend to sit at home on their break with nothing to do. While this may sound very boring, there is plenty of fun awaiting here in Des Moines. March 9th All-State Cheerleading Performance at Wells Fargo Arena. The time is TBA. Located at 233 … Continue reading Things to Do for Spring Break
Over the past few months, there has been a noticeable increase in metro fires. December 18, 2017 Plaza Lanes caught fire, devastating thousands of people. On January 1, 2018, the Plumwood Terrace Condominiums caught fire for the second time in 10 years. The most recent fire was February 10, 2018. Fire and rescue crews were called to the scene of 2800 block and 80th Street … Continue reading The Fire Spreading
The 2018 influenza season has been the worst year for the flu since 2015. So far this year, there have been 53 influenza related children deaths in the United States. Roughly 9.7% of these deaths happened the week of January 7th through January 13th, with flu related illnesses. “The flu season has been significantly worse this year because the flu vaccine is built based on … Continue reading Achoo!
Fong’s Pizza, located on 4th street in Downtown Des Moines, is an up and coming restaurant. The restaurant was founded January 26th, 2009 by a group of local owners. Although the name may be deceiving, they do not just sell pizza. They also have a wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and of course pizza. They are most famous for their crab rangoon pizza, which … Continue reading Top it With Fong’s
Over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, I went to visit Minneapolis, Minnesota! I didn’t have to get up very early, but it did take what felt like forever to me. It was a little over a three hour car ride. When we first arrived, we got settled in at the Crowne Royal Plaza, and we headed out to Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit, a German restaurant … Continue reading Carl’s Commute to Minneapolis