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INSIDE DES MOINES

Gay Des Moines: the center of the Heartland

Iowa's capital city is right in the center of the state, and thanks to a historic state Supreme Court ruling, a Midwest haven of marriage equality. The many colleges here lend a progressive vibe. Des Moines doesn't usually overflow with visitors, but local gay activists are now bracing for and embracing a number of... More

PERENNIAL FAVORITE

Blazing Saddle

Bar

Des Moines' leather-levi clubWhile this is officially considered a levis/leather bar, all are welcome. This is the place for drink specials, it seems that they come up with a new one each... More

WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING

"busy place"

DickServis

"Dive"

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DES MOINES ACTIVITY




DES MOINES EVENTS

Gear Night

It's the last Saturday of the month! Join your NEWLY SASHED Mr....

Saturday Oct 25, 2014 - 9:00pm, 1 person are in

Dark Dance: It's the Goth Pumpkin, Charlie Black

Dark Dance Halloween edition "It's the Goth Pumpkin, Charlie Bla...

Saturday Nov 15, 2014 - 9:00pm-2:00am, 1 person are in


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POPULAR RESTAURANTS

1. Ritual Cafe (4 fans)
Fondly referred to as the "Girls' Coffee House."

2. Legends American Grill
Sean and Tim McQuillan rave about the steaks at this sporty local chain.

3. Drake Diner (1 fans)
Classic diner

4. New World Cafe