By Cindy Hadish/for the Corridor Business Journal New businesses are bringing new energy to the Cedar Rapids Main Street District, as many owners seek to leave 2020 in the rear-view mirror. “This past year has been hard,” said Carol Elliott, owner of Aroma Artisan Pizza, which offers wood-fired pizza at the NewBo City Market, as […]
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Photos: Dinner on the Bridge of Lions in...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Organizers couldn’t have asked for a better night to launch a new event for the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District. Clear skies and temperatures in the 70s on Friday, Sept. 6, provided the first Dinner on the Bridge of Lions with a picture-perfect evening. Main Street Executive Director Abby Huff […]
Czech, Bohemian visionaries honored in C...
CEDAR RAPIDS – Without the efforts of a persistent Czech advocate, the iconic Bridge of Lions that connects Czech Village to New Bohemia might never have been constructed. Family members of the late Edward Kuba Sr., who promoted the idea for the bridge – constructed 30 years ago – accepted one of the 2019 Robert […]
Holiday happenings in Czech Village and ...
By Cindy Hadish/for City Revealed Czech Village and New Bohemia businesses and organizations offer plenty to do in Cedar Rapids this holiday season. In addition to shopping, dining, live music and other entertainment happening regularly in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District, several special events are planned to put people in a holiday mood […]
Ten reasons to shop local
By Cindy Hadish/for City Revealed Mayor Ron Corbett issued his “gavel challenge” after the September flood in Cedar Rapids, encouraging people to support flood-affected businesses. Corbett called on residents to visit at least 10 of the flood-affected businesses in October, and 15 for cyclists who have enjoyed the city’s investment in bike trails and lanes. […]