urban card® 2.0: Bringing You More…So Much More

The urban card® has made it past our three year anniversary! It’s hard to believe humble beginnings and our ‘dare to dream that saving money doesn’t have to come at the sacrifice of incredible goods and services’ has made way in the crowded space of discounts, but it has. Des Moinesians have shown that they, too, care [...]

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From IA to Hollywood to Martha Stewart!

Now and then I pinch myself  in disbelief of the great folks I get to do business with. It’s been one of those weeks. Perhaps you’ve read the recent articles written by Des Moines Register and WHO13 on Iowan, Andrew Fuller of Cirmes Tonsorial Parlour, whose men’s shave products are up for nomination to receive [...]

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Local Ingredients Take Center Stage

  Who:       Mojo’s on 86th Where:  Foxboro Square in Johnston [map] What:      Lunch / Dinner Try this: Book the private wine room for a party of 6-10.  It’s complimentary. urban card® Incentive: Buy One Entrée Get One Free   What We’re Feelin’: As a woman who thoroughly enjoys food and wine, there [...]

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My New Kama’aina Club

There was once a time when an all-inclusive vacation sounded like the perfect getaway. Some pristine resort oddly quarantined from the local scene – a tourist’s embassy of paradise. That all changed for me in late spring of 2002, when I adventured abroad to Hawaii for summer studies. The University is on the island of [...]

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