Art emerging from floodwaters at Cedar Rapids art exhibits

DIANA NOLLEN/THE GAZETTE - CEDAR RAPIDS — No one was prepared for the severity of the Floods of 2008. Mel Andringa helped pile up sandbags a foot and a half high around his first-floor art studio in the 1916 firehouse and the adjacent 1891 CSPS Hall, then placed his...

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Wednesday Experiences

Gather a group or make new friends at our monthly Wednesday Experiences curated workshops & dining. Take part in a make-&-take class, demonstration, or program at one of the unique small businesses in the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District every second...

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RUN WALK BIKE the Main Street District

Love to Run, Walk or Bike?  Enjoy all three in the Main Street District. Challenge yourself with a 5K through the streets of Czech Village New Bohemia... Download the 5K Map Or, while biking the trails of Cedar Rapids, we have recommendations of where to stop with...

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Renaissance Then & Now – A Collection of Photographs

Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street Renaissance Then & Now - A Collection of Photographs Ten years after the flood of 2008, the Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District takes a look back into the past and ahead to the renewal happening daily in this part of...

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Fongs Pizza Opening May 7th

Article by Matthew Payne Gazette CEDAR RAPIDS — Fong’s Pizza may be a Des Moines-born restaurant but the Cedar Rapids location will have some New Bohemian flair. Co-owner Gwen Page gave The Gazette a preview Thursday of the pizza joint and tiki bar, 1006 Third St. SE,...

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Iconic NewBo Landmark gets new life as Golden Hammer

Corridor Business Journal - A unique and historic former gas station has re-opened in Cedar Rapids' NewBo area as Golden Hammer Collision's estimating center. The auto body repair facility, which already has a location at 5173 18th Ave. SW in Cedar Rapids, announced...

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Corridor Communities Shine at Main Street Iowa Awards

Corridor Business Journal MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018 Corridor communities shined at the 32nd-annual Main Street Iowa Awards celebration, held on Friday in Des Moines, with representatives for Belle Plaine, Cedar Rapids, Central City, Marion, Mount Vernon, Washington and...

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Red Ball Printing expands to new location

My Biz: Screen printing, design and embroidery shop moves from NewBo to Czech Village Gazette - Article by Katie Mills Giorgio CEDAR RAPIDS — Tony Burnett has a knack for building a business in restored service stations, even though the business doesn’t have much to...

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