Construction Continues on Czech Village Levee

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – December 7, 2018 – Construction begins next week on the next phase of the Czech Village levee – the area between Bowling Street SW and 16th Avenue SW. In addition to the flood levee, the project includes sewer work and the installation of gate wells...

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Shopper’s Guide to Holiday Hours & Events

Looking for something to get you out of that turkey coma? Football not your thing? Maybe you can't wait to get a head start on your holiday shopping. We're here to help you find the best spots for those one-of-a-kind gifts. Browse our Holiday Guide for...

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NewBoCo Launch Day Announces Emcee, Presenters

Cedar Rapids, IA, November 28, 2018 – NewBoCo Launch Day is Tuesday, December 11, at Theatre Cedar Rapids. Launch Day is NewBoCo’s annual event that celebrates accomplishments in entrepreneurship, innovation, and tech education in Iowa. The emcee for NewBoCo’s annual...

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NCSML to collaborate with Czech Republic University

Cedar Rapids' National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library National and Palacký University Olomouc, a leading university in the Czech Republic, have formally entered into an agreement to develop and collaborate on joint educational, cultural and research projects,...

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Bohemian Grocer offers slew of locally-sourced products

Article from CBJ Steven Prochaska, owner of the Sausage Foundry, has long seen a gap in the offerings at Cedar Rapids' NewBo City Market. Now, with the opening of Bohemian Grocer in a space adjacent to his current shop, he hopes to fill it, offering visitors a place...

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$23.7 million NewBo apartments project lands state tax credits

Chicago developer's project calls for 120-unit mixed-use complex Gazette Article written by Dan Mika CEDAR RAPIDS — A Chicago-area developer has been granted $600,000 in state tax credits for a $23.7 million, three-story apartment complex with commercial space in the...

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The Main Street Advantage – 4 Steps To Win

Unlocking The Main Street Advantage puts local businesses in a highly competitive position versus big box and online mega retailers.  Here’s how it’s done: Number 1: The Experience Advantage Competing on price is not a recipe for success.  Rather, by focusing on your...

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3/11/16 Video Highlights CVNB Main Street District’s Role in CR