East Village in Des Moines Showcases Unique Local Businesses

Abby Lang and Grace Yarrow

Media Now campers Abby Lang and Grace Yarrow from the Web & Social Media class went out on assignment to collect content so they could experiment with more visual storytelling tools. Some tools they used to cover East Village include StoryMap JS, GIF Toaster and Flickr. Their finished product was a map of multiple local businesses in Historic East Village, Des Moines’ most vibrant district. The stores explored by the pair include RAYGUN, the Bargain Basket, the Iowa State Capitol, Preservation, Java Joe’s, and Domestica.

StoryMap of East Village

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East Village