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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Iowa

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. And between city parades, Irish-centric cooking classes, and a number of other celebratory events, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday all throughout the state. Here’s where you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2021 in Iowa.


How to Celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Iowa

This year’s 78th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be hosted bicoastally for the first time in history. And while the event will take place in both Los Angeles and New York City, that doesn’t mean Iowans can’t still indulge in the glitz and fun of Hollywood’s biggest night right in their own state. Here’s what you need to know for how to celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Iowa.

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AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village

Opened in 2017, AC Hotel by Marriott East Village is located in an affluent neighborhood in Des Moines with countless brick façade restaurant, boutiques, bars and more. This cosmopolitan hotel is ideal for the design-conscious traveler and home to one of the area’s coolest cocktail spots, The Republic on Grand.


How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Iowa

Whether your Valentine’s Day is set to involve a luxurious experience away or a cozy, quaint evening at home, there are plenty of dining deals, resort offerings and activities themed for the holiday that are sure to make the day unforgettable. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Iowa.


Iowa’s Best Local Bookstores

Thanks to the vast selection of books provided through Iowa’s most beloved local and independently owned bookstores, readers can rejoice in the adventures they’ll enjoy roaming the aisles of these Iowan gems.