Saturday, May 25, 2013
Urbandale Patch Affordable Home of the Week: 6915 Northview Dr.
Take a peek at this week's affordable Urbandale Patch WOW Home. This week we feature 6915 Northview Dr., a well-kept and updated two-story home in Urbandale, located in the Johnston school district. Details: To learn more, visit Zillow.com. Or check out these other new Urbandale homes for sale.
Development is within easy walking distance of elementary and middle schools.
Sign up for Johnston Patch’s free newsletter | Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Hubbell Homes is continuing construction on new houses in Glenstone Ridge, a Johnston development located just off 100th Street between NW 54th Avenue and NW 62nd Avenue. Located near entertainment and shopping venues, it’s also close to Horizon Elementary School and Summit Middle School. The development also offers easy access to Interstate I-80/35. West Des Moines-based Hubbell Homes is the largest custom home builder in the Des Moines metro area and is one of a the Hubbell family companies that have supported the city’s growth over the past 150 years. On a recent spring day, a new house was going up in the vicinity of Marble Circle and Agate Lane.
Friday, May 24, 2013
You can use this gas price widget to always find the lowest price of the moment. Pro tip: Gas up early this week to save money.
Click here for a mobile view of the gas price map. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump in Iowa or elsewhere this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. Some of Urbandale's gas stations: Quik Trip Pilot Travel Center Kum & Go In past years, prices have declined heading into early summer as oil refineries produced more gasoline to meet expected summer driving demand. This year, though, Midwest refineries haven't been able to produce …
The Waukee bowling alley says kids 18 and younger from the area can bowl 2 free games every day through the end of August.
From a Warrior Lanes news release: Warrior Lanes will offer free summer bowling for children 18 and younger in Waukee and surrounding areas. Families can register their children for two free games of bowling daily through Aug. 31, according to a news release. Warrior Lanes, located at 190 S.E. Laurel St. in Waukee, is providing this program at no cost. Participants can register for free at www.kidsbowlfree.com/warrior. The value of this program, to just one bowler, is over $900 and with over 15,000 local children who can participate, the savings could run into more than $1 million, the business said. Thomas Young, owner of Warrior Lanes said he hopes that this exposure to the sport will make people more aware of the opportunity for …
With family bedrooms upstairs and a family room with fireplace, wet bar, bath and bedroom, two story home is perfect for living and entertaining.
Priced at less than $500,000, this stunning home with soaring ceilings and generous spaces is the one you’ve been waiting for. Located at 3316 146th St. in Urbandale, this handsome two-story home features a formal office, dining room and living room. The well-laid-out kitchen has maple cabinets and granite countertops a patio door leads to a large outdoor deck. Other must-see features include a sunny family room with a fireplace and a great view of the back yard and nearby park. A photo gallery and complete property description are found on Aol Real Estate. By the Numbers: Size: 3,243 square feet Price: $495,000 Price per square foot: $153 2012 taxes: $7,410 Assessed value: $442,190 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 Year built: 2001 Century 21 …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Patio lounging season is here, and there are more than 3,000 places in Iowa that allow adult beverages outdoors. Search the map to plan your next happy hour, bike ride stop or night on the town.
Who has been waiting all winter to kickback on a patio for happy hour cocktails with coworkers, take a break from a long bike ride with an icy cold beer or enjoy a glass of wine with your significant other at the end of the week? There's countless options, so many we built this handy map and searchable database to help you find a relaxing spot. Swing by Okoboji Grill in Ankeny, take a bike ride out west and stop at Mickey's Irish Pub in Waukee or maybe the Urban Grille in Urbandale. There's 342 choices to grab an adult beverage outdoors in Polk County, and Iowa as whole has more than 3,000 permits for alcohol outdoors, according to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division. Information from the ABD was used to create the searchable map above…
Bosnian restaurant Saraj in West Des Moines will add a second location, expected to open May 28.
West Des Moines Bosnian restaurant Saraj will open a second location in Urbandale on May 28, according to the Des Moines Register. Saraj Cafe and Bakery will be located at 3916 N.W. Urbandale Dr. in a strip mall behind Jimmy John's and Taco John's, the article said. It will offer bakery items, coffee, teas and lunch items, including soups, salads and sandwiches. Owner Fuada Aljic told the Register the restaurant will have a greater selection of baked goods and that she also hopes to eventually add breakfast to the menu. Lunch will be served until 2 p.m. but baked goods will be sold until 6:30 p.m.
Our 2013 summer camp guide includes a handy rundown of camps near you, and we've had several more added to the map.
School is almost out and summer is just about here. If you hope to send the kiddos off to summer camp, now is the time. The map above includes a database of more than 100 (and growing) summer camps around Iowa. With the choice and variety of summer camps available in 2013, boredom won't be an option. Organizations from area colleges to your local parks and recreation department offer dozens of camp choices for science, nature, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in your town and nearby. Check the list below for some camps in Urbandale, or check out the map above for camps around Iowa. Click the red pins for more information, and use the map slider on …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
A Waukee High School advertising class wanted to promote homes for sale within the school district. That idea has mushroomed into a Sunday tour of homes with the Waukee office of Iowa Realty.
Here's our look at who's hiring in and around Urbandale and Des Moines for the week of May 19.
Here are six local job opportunities we found this week. View more jobs from CareerBuilder.com right here on Urbandale Patch. Who’s Hiring: Homemaker's Furniture Who’s Hiring: Sun Life Financial Who’s Hiring: Casey's General Stores Who’s Hiring: Great Southern Bank Who’s Hiring: City of Waukee Sign up for Urbandale Patch's free newsletter | Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter