One thing missing from the new Lauridsen Skatepark? Food vendors.
But a Polk County proposal could change that.
Why it matters: Food and fun are great teammates. Vendors and more special events could help make the venue pop.
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Driving the news: Food trucks would be allowed in a section of the park twice a week under Polk's request for a conditional use permit from Des Moines.
Special events could also take place up to twice a month.
State of play: The county-owned park is already a major draw and earned the metro some national spotlight for hosting the only U.S. skateboarding qualifying Olympics event this year.
Improvements like art have been added in recent weeks.
What's next: The Des Moines Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider the request at its Oct. 27 meeting.
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