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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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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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