Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Whether it's out for brunch or a day at the zoo, there are plenty of things to do in Ankeny this Mother's Day.
Sunday is Mother's Day, and moms all across Ankeny will receive a little extra attention on a day set aside just for them. Still not sure how to spend this Mother's Day? Here are a few ideas: Mother's Day FREE Breakfast - Dahl's Foods, Ankeny Church Works Mother’s Day Brunch - Ankeny Adventist Church Take Mom to the Tropics - Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines Celebrate Mother's Day - Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens See a full list of Des Moines metro Mother's Day events. Have an event you want to tell us about? Leave it in the comments below. ** Correction: This article previously stated there would be a Mother's Day brunch at Otter Creek Golf Course. That was incorrect. There will be no brunch at the course this year.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
After two weeks of voting, we have a winner in our Readers' Choice contest for favorite Ankeny breakfast spot.
When it comes to picking their favorite breakfast spot, Ankeny residents definitely have a sweet tooth. After two weeks of voting, we have a winner for the best place in Ankeny to start your morning off right. Congratulations to Topped Doughnuts, the winner of our fifth local Readers’ Choice contest. When the contest closed at noon Sunday, Topped Doughnuts was the clear winner with 60 votes, or 36 percent of the vote. In total, 165 votes were cast over the duration of the contest. Not only did Topped take away the most amount of votes, but the business’ fans also went the extra mile to leave them a few kind words following their vote. “I just for the first time tried Topped Donuts and it is AMAZING! I had heard about them since they opened…
Saturday, May 12, 2012
In our fifth local Readers' Choice contest and in honor of Mother's Day, we're asking Ankeny residents to vote for their favorite place to grab coffee, breakfast or brunch.
As our contest in which we asked readers to choose their favorite breakfast spot in Ankeny draws to close, Topped Doughnuts is still on top with 38 percent of the vote. Readers have until 12 p.m. Sunday to vote. The winner will be announced later that day. Close behind Topped Doughnuts are CJ's Bagels with 20 percent of the vote, followed by Ankeny Café with 18 percent of the vote. For those of you who haven't voted yet, channel your inner breakfast-eater and cast your vote in our Readers’ Choice contest. Nine local businesses are in the running, but only one can be declared the Readers’ Choice. The businesses participating in our contest include: Readers can vote in our poll for their favorite breakfast spot once per day. Make sure you …