WRITTEN Apparel Finds A Home At The Dostal House

“As a female entrepreneur designing clothing for women, there was no better fit than The Dostal House,” said local emerging fashion designer, Emily Carlson, Founder of WRITTEN Apparel. WRITTEN Apparel has now joined the Women’s Workspace and Social Club named after...

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Czech Tech

Technology companies in the heart of Cedar Rapids help businesses and organizations throughout the country do their work better. Explore some of the startups and established enterprises that make up “Czech tech.” Annex Analytics helps companies uncover and tap into...

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Museum Week

The Cedar Rapids area is home to wonderful museums that share the stories of our people and our history. Celebrate Museum Week by attending special events and programming from June 12-18. It is a fun-filled opportunity for family and friends to get out and explore all...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lindsey Podzimek

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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Juneteenth 2017

The African American Museum of Iowa will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration June 16 at the African American Museum of Iowa and June 17 at Viola Gibson Park as part of Cedar Rapids Museum Week 2017. The public is invited to a two-day celebration beginning with free...

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District Disc 2017

Join Czech Village - New Bohemia Main Street as we bring energy to underutilized spaces with District Disc, a friendly disc golf tournament in an urban neighborhood business district. Each team has the option of playing 9 or 18 holes. Check-in open at 11:30am for the...

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CALL FOR ARTISTS! 11th Annual NewBo Art Fest

CALL FOR ARTISTS! September 3, 2017 FREE BOOTHS FOR ARTISTS YES, FREE Artist AWARDS $500/$300/$200 LIVE MURAL SPRAY - FASHION TENT - LIVE MUSIC - KID ZONE - LOCAL FOOD VENDORS To submit click https://client.smarterentry.com/NBAF The 11th Annual New Bo Art Fest in...

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EcoFest Celebrates Mother Earth

Earth Day isn’t just about recycling. It’s also a day to raise awareness and educate the world about the importance of taking care of the planet. EcoFest, which was held April 22 at the NewBo City Market in honor of Earth Day, included the involvement of the entire...

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