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Hillary Clinton to encourage early voting in Cedar Rapids

Clinton - Photo by Adam Burke

With the election less than two weeks away, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be swinging through Cedar Rapids on Friday for an event aimed at encouraging women to vote early. The Women Win Early Vote Rally will be held in the NewBo City Market (1100 3rd St. SE). Doors will open at 11:15 a.m. […]

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Hundreds of Cedar Rapids homes, businesses in the path of the flood

The National Weather Service increased the predicted Cedar River flood level in Cedar Rapids by about one foot to 25.3 feet. The river is expected to crest Tuesday morning and fall back below flood stage by Friday. Nearly 400 commercial properties and 1,349 residences in Cedar Rapids will be in harm’s way if the Cedar […]

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Cedar Rapids prepares for flooding

In news that brings back painful memories of the 2008 flood, officials announced that the Cedar River is expected to rise above flood stage Sunday and reach 24.1 feet Tuesday morning, impacting businesses and homes in Downtown Cedar Rapids. Neighborhoods that would be impacted at that level include Time Check, Czech Village, New Bohemia and […]

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Lions, produce, and beers, oh my! Lion Bridge Brewery to host farmers market

Policy on the Rocks at Lion Bridge

Beginning Thursday, June 9, Lion Bridge Brewery of Cedar Rapids will host an evening farmers market, set for every other Thursday. The brewery’s liquor license has been extended to include the location of the market so that market-goers can enjoy a draft while they shop. There are also plans for an extended patio, event stage […]

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Flea market brings vintage, antique goods to Cedar Rapids

Vintage, antique and repurposed artifacts: That’s what people can expect find at Revival on the River, a flea market this weekend, Feb. 14 and 15, at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids. Revival on the River launched last July, and the flea market has gained attention in the area. “We were fortunate enough to be […]

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NewBo City Market to host ugly sweater party fundraiser

NewBo City Market

Get ugly for a good cause! On Friday, Dec. 12, from 6-8 p.m., NewBo City Market is holding an Ugly Sweater Party and benefit for their employee and mother of two, Dana Capouch. Capouch was recently diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (a type of skin cancer). On Nov. 24 she started her chemotherapy and radiation […]

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NewBo holiday market to feature 80 local artisans

NewBo City Market

The holiday shopping season unofficially kicks off this week, and in anticipation, NewBo City Market (1100 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids) is holding holiday artisan markets offering locally produced gift options for shoppers. The holiday artisan market will open next Friday, Nov. 28 and go through Dec. 21. NewBo typically has guest merchants on weekends, […]

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On the table: A guide to winter markets

Winter Markets

As October comes to a close, so do most of the Iowa City area farmers’ markets. In the past, the City of Iowa City has hosted periodic winter markets to fill the veggie void left at the end of the regular market’s season. This year, due to a lack of space and demonstrated interest in […]

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