May 29, 2024 - News

Pic du jour: Pride Corner

A photo of Pride Corner.

Des Moines City Councilperson Josh Mandelbaum spoke yesterday at a public event unveiling Pride Corner. Photo: Courtesy of Capital City Pride

Capital City Pride unveiled the decorative "Pride Corner" in Des Moines' East Village last night.

Catch up fast: The Progress Pride Flag sidewalk painting is at the intersections of East Grand Avenue and East 5th Street.

  • It's is located between three gay bars — The Blazing Saddle, Buddy's Corral, and The Garden — and adjacent to the RAYGUN store.

State of play: Project officials will evaluate the future of Pride Corner following a 15-month trial period, the DSM Register reports.

What's next: Pride Corner's first Capital City Pridefest is June 7-9.


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