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A Midsummer Night’s mystery: theft from

“The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief.” — William Shakespeare’s “Othello” CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Supporters of Shakespeare Garden in Cedar Rapids had plenty to smile about during their annual Midsummer Garden Arts Fair on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in spite of a hit to their revitalization efforts for the nearly century-old garden. […]

Novak Plaza and Mary Kay’s Garden dedica

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Rain that drizzled down throughout a dedication ceremony in Czech Village was heaven-sent, according to guests speakers who honored the memory of Mary Kay Novak McGrath. “I think it’s obvious that Mary Kay is here, because it’s raining,” Mary Kay’s husband, Pat McGrath, said during the June 20, 2024, dedication of […]