Submarine down: Cedar Rapids sub shop closing after 32 years

Cedar Rapids is losing another sub shop and another historic building, so go while you can. Shawna Lane, owner of Sub City on First Avenue since 2003, will close doors for good on Friday, Dec. 22, “if I make it to Friday,” she said. “I’m not buying any more inventory.” […]

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Cedar Rapids welcomes a new record store to New Bo

Cedar Rapids recently got its first new independent record store since CD Warehouse closed in 2007. Named Analog Vault, it’s in a former bank located in the heart of the thriving New Bohemia area. In the weeks leading up to its Oct. 28 grand opening, word-of-mouth spread the news among the vinyl record addicts in […]

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