The holidays are coming early to Cedar Rapids. Get into the holiday spirit this weekend, and enjoy hot chocolate, shopping, Christmas trees and even a chance to tell Santa Claus all about your wish list (if you’re on the nice list, that is). […]
Residents will have a final opportunity to weigh in on the future of the New Bohemian District and Czech Village during an open house the Cedar Rapids Department of Community Development will hold on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at NewBo City Market. Ideas from the two previous public input sessions on the Czech Village/NewBo Action Plan […]
Mark Stoffer Hunter, the leading historian of Cedar Rapids and its buildings, was researching the history of the New Bo District’s Cherry Building when he spotted a familiar face in an old photo. It was his great-grandfather. Also in the photo was a member of the Chadima family. Stoffer Hunter showed the photo to David Chadima, who currently […]
Fields of Yogis Cedar Rapids’ NewBo District (various locations) — Friday, Aug. 10 – Sunday, Aug. 12 This weekend, Cedar Rapids’ NewBo district will play host to artists, musicians, acrobats, psychologists, spiritual leaders, hula-hoopers, dancers and, above all, yogis. The third Fields of Yogis festival, presented in part by Little Village and its sister publication […]
Last week it was announced a new independent outdoor store, SOKO Outfitters, will be opening in Cedar Rapid later this year, and many people immediately took to social media to explain just what SOKO means. […]
You may already have a date with your cat, couch and host Jimmy Kimmel for Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, but area Oscar parties may elevate the experience. Events will test your film knowledge, fill you with popcorn and insure you’ll have someone to talk to during the myriad commercial breaks.
Just days after posting that the restaurant would reopen from its holiday break on Dec. 28, a post on the Betas Facebook page announced that the Cedar Rapids NewBo staple would be closing its doors for good. […]