Houby Days 2017

Celebrate Czech Village culture and history May 19-21 during the 40th annual Houby Days! Throughout the weekend celebration, you'll enjoy live music, carnival rides and games, food and artisan vendors, and discounted admission to the National Czech & Slovak Museum...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Pam Imerman

Volunteer Spotlight: 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...

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Meet Me at the Market

A social walk, run, bike, dance and yoga event! Every Thursday May – September at NewBo City Market The mission of “Meet Me at the Market” is to bring adults and families together to enjoy physical activity, socialize with friends and patronize local businesses. Every...

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Open 4 Business Results 2017

Think Shark Tank – Main Street style! Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street held their annual OPEN 4 BUSINESS competition on April 20th at CSPS Hall. Local businesses competed with a "sales pitch" to gain support for expanding or growing their business in the Czech...

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Feltes One Way wins Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids Pitch Competition

On April 12 NewBoCo held the Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids chapter pitch competition. Feltes One Way, a company focused on creating anti-rollback technology for manual wheelchairs, won the competition. “It felt exciting and surprising to win Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids after seeing...

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Robert Chadima Visionary Awards 2017

The Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District and the NewBo City Market honors the legacy of the late Bob Chadima by recognizing neighborhood leaders who are carrying out his vision of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. The innaugural Robert Chadima...

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Czech Village-New Bohemia Recognized at State Award Ceremony

As part of the 31st-annual Main Street Iowa Awards in Des Moines, Philip Platz, a volunteer on the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District's promotions committee, was honored with a leadership award for his work with the district. Philip currently serves on the...

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Get Active Main Street

Dust off your ten-speed and get those New Year's Resolution impulse buys out of the box-- winter is finally over! We’ve mapped out an easy 5k through the district to get you through the trail closures near lot 44 and at C St. and Bowling this summer. We also have a...

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Director’s Spotlight

When the weather warms up and the flowers start to emerge from slumber, it's inspiring to get outside and be a part of it. If you love getting active as the weather warms up, we have great district tips for walkers, runners, bike riders, and skateboarders. Celebrate...

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