Sam Fathallah is a local filmmaker here in Des Moines. Notice I didn't say he's "an aspiring filmmaker," because he's not. Sam is a filmmaker.Read More
I've always enjoyed hosting parties. A couple of years ago, my friend and I started hosting little parties in her barn (I know, I know: we were basically a cheaper version of Kinfolk) and it really showed me how people are looking for places to let down their guard and connect with one another. In my opinion, there aren't enough places like that in the world.Read More
One of the reasons I named this site Say Hello to the City and not something like Say Hello to Des Moines was because I didn't want to be boxed in geographically. If I were to move to Chicago or San Francisco, my URL can remain the same and my overall focus doesn't really have to change. Thankfully, I had enough foresight to choose branding that allows me to move around topics of interests quiet easily, while still keeping it mostly Midwest-oriented.Read More
What's up, folks?
As you know, I took a break over the summer. I wanted to really hone in on what kind of content I wanted to be creating for the site. It's so easy to get caught up in interviewing folks and lose sight of why you're even interviewing them! Simply put: I needed to refocus on what this space is all about.Read More