Six locations to host InnovateHER local competitions in Iowa

Six locations in Iowa will host local competitions for the Small Business Administration InnovateHER Challenge. “We’re excited to bring InnovateHER back to Cedar Rapids and around the state of Iowa,” NewBoCo Director of Marketing Jessalyn Holdcraft said. “As an...

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Czech Village Flood Protection Preparations

Work is currently underway to relocate underground utilities and make way for permanent flood control in the Czech Village District. This year, work is taking place between 16th Avenue SW and the former landfill site, and includes the relocation of water, sanitary...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Alicia Mayberry

More than 40 volunteers contribute over 2,000 volunteer hours each year to provide mission driven services, promotions, events, and programming focused on community development in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District. We'd like to take this opportunity...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Wand

More than 40 volunteers contribute over 2,000 volunteer hours each year to provide mission driven services, promotions, events, and programming focused on community development in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District. We'd like to take this opportunity...

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CR Design Entrepreneur gets National Spotlight

Stephanie Brandenburg, the founder and owner of Frond Design Studios and DelveMIY in Cedar Rapids, is featured in the latest edition of Vintage Garden Style magazine, a Better Homes and Garden publication from Des Moines-based Meredith Corporation. Vintage Garden...

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St. Joseph’s Day 

At one point, Josef, or Joseph, was one of the most popular names in the Czech Republic and is still a very common name today. The feast of St. Joseph, celebrating the husband of Mary and stepfather of Jesus, takes place annually on March 19, and is widely celebrated...

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Open 4 Business

BUSINESS COMPETITION CONTEST RULES The OPEN 4 BUSINESS competition is a chance for you to grow your business idea in the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street district.   Think Shark Tank – Main Street style!  Here’s how it works: The CVNB Main Street District will...

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GO Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week

For 10 days, food lovers will be treated to limited time dishes at special prices.Diners simply make reservations or stop into participating restaurants and ask for the special $10 lunch or $25 dinner Restaurant Week specials. Help your favorite restaurants advance to...

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