Unveiling Party

We hope you’ll join us as we unveil the November/December issue of dsm magazine on Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m, at 1590 Tulip Tree Lane (a residence in Glen Oaks), West Des Moines. Please park your car and catch a shuttle at Glen Oaks Country Club, 1401 Glen Oaks Drive.  A short program with comments and the unveiling will be […]

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2014 Sages Over 70

dsm is pleased to announce this year’s Sages Over 70 honorees: Charles “Chuck” Betts, J.C. “Buz” Brenton, Donald “Don” Brush, Judy Conlin, Patty Cownie and Stan Reynolds. In partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, dsm will honor these leaders at a special Sages Over 70 event Nov. 11, 5-7 p.m., at The […]

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Memorable Memories

By Belle Du Chene Jazz vocalist Max Wellman will present five new productions throughout the 2014-2015 season at Drake University’s Turner Jazz Center, including his annual “Home for the Holidays” concert. The shows will highlight legendary artists and memorable melodies from the Great American Songbook. As a special bonus, Wellman’s new big band album, “Just in […]

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A Divine Drive-Thru

By Wini Moranville When you think of the type of cuisine you get from a drive-thru window, you don’t often think “French”–or even cuisine, for that matter. But Le Jardin’s “Gourmet to Go” program (GTG) brings an epicurean spin to drive-thru dining. Launching tomorrow, the program features one French-inspired entrée each week, available for pickup […]

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Wags n’ Whiskers Fundraiser

By Belle Du Chene  The Furry Friends Refuge, a non-kill animal shelter, will hold its annual silent auction fundraiser Oct. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Windsor Heights Community Center, 6900 School St. The refuge provides adoptions, low- to no-cost spay and neutering and immunizations, among other services. Tickets are $40 and can be […]

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Django’s Fall Sangria Recipe

Pumpkins and Halloween costumes are popping up fast in area stores, which can only mean one thing: Fall is here. To celebrate, Django’s general manager, Michael Crownover, shares his recipe for a great seasonal sangria. Delicious and fruity with a hint of spice, this cocktail is perfect for the changing season. In a large pitcher, combine […]

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Dermatologist Away

Did you know that October is National Apple Month? According to Kerty Levy, president of Kemin Personal Care, apples are full of skin-benefiting molecules, including exfoliating and anti-inflammatory agents. We’ve discovered a couple of local spots that carry products with apple in them: Now through Nov. 30, guests can enjoy a hot apple cider massage […]

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Holiday Gift Alert

By Wini Moranville Hey, cooks! It’s not too early to start thinking about holiday gift ideas–especially if there’s some assembly required on your part. Filled with your favorite recipes, a recipe keeper from Accents and Interiors would make a meaningful gift for anyone on your list who loves to cook (or loves your cooking). The beautiful […]

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