Kate’s Review of Local BINGO – What’s Good, What’s Needed?

Most are not aware of how I came to be at Urban515 a couple months ago, I just sort-of appeared. I had never worked in marketing, customer services, or even written a blog, but the values of the company matched my owned deeply held beliefs. Urban is perfect for an independent Cultural-Creative type such as myself, [...]

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You’ve got questions, We’ve got answers!

The fair is over and Restaurant Week is winding down…what’s next on your radar of local goodness? How about having a little fun between ball games and back-to-school activities with Local BINGO and interacting with your favorite neighborhood spots? It takes only 5 stops / 5 stamps to make a B-I-N-G-O  and we are 4 weeks away [...]

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Play Your Way from Court Avenue to Cabo San Lucas!

As you may know, Local BINGO is well underway. For those of you already playing – it just got better! For those of you who have not yet started, it’s time to do so and our weekly prizes just sweetened the incentive to get in the game! At Urban515 we are fans of all things [...]

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RW Servin’ it up in the DSM!

Be it the coastal communities of LA and NYC, exotic locales such as Jamaica, Malaysia and Amsterdam or centrally located DSM-foodies and restaurateurs from around the world join in on a prix fixe food-loving phenomenon! Welcome Restaurant Week! Today (August 19th) through August 28th, 36 local restaurants will offer prix fixe menus (translation: 2 lunches [...]

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Are You Playing Local BINGO for the Weekly Prizes?

Have you heard about Local BINGO, yet? Sarah Palin has! Yes, I must admit I relentlessly pursued her at the state fair like the mob of folks who have rarely, if ever, brushed up against a semi-star. I was surprised to see the appearance of Sarah Palin draw more attention (by strategic design, of course) [...]

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Save As You Play Local BINGO with the Urban Card

Urban515 and 23 of the most celebrated local brands have collaborated to bring you Local BINGO – a fun interactive way for you to experience the culture of Greater Des Moines. Oh, and we’re hooking you up with great prizes along the way- like a trip to Cabo San Lucas! And if great local flavor [...]

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Local BINGO Grand Prize Announced!

Play local and go tropical… Our Local BINGO grand prize winner will step into a world of unforgettable moments at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas!!! Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the highly acclaimed Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach is blissfully secluded on a private coastal bluff. Personalized service and warm hospitality complement their long list [...]

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Local BINGO – This ain’t your grand mammy’s game!

Come seasoned locals and hesitant newbies! Starting today Urban515, KCCI, and 22 of your favorite local brands bring you Local BINGO – an interactive twist on a throwback favorite that will have you hitting the urban streetscape of Greater Des Moines and quite possibly landing you on the beaches of Cabo San Lucas!  This is anyone’s [...]

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Local Bingo with Urban515 and KCCI

Urban515 is all about welcoming the retro classics that once saw their day and are ready to make their modern comeback. This summer…it’s BINGO! Who doesn’t love this simple game of numbers or have wonderful memories of a humid BINGO hall filled with cigarette smoke and anticipation? I, too, have fond memories of making fluorescent [...]

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Nutrition Marketplace: Best Water in Des Moines

In 2009, the New York Times wrote an article on American drinking water that got me thinking several years ago about the safety of our H2O. As an avid health researcher, becoming aware of the growing number of contaminants going into our water supply has my attention. At the time the article was written, it [...]

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