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NewBo District gears up for Small Business Saturday

Born out of the flood of 2008, the New Bohemia Main Street District is now looking for a different type of flood come Saturday -- a flood of costumers. "It's time to remember what started this country, and it was small business," said Stephanie Brandenburg, the owner of Delve MIY located at 1101 3rd

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-11-24 15:03:19

Cedar Rapids officer helps homeless couple find home

"At first I didn't think he was too nice of a man but he came over to talk to us, and he understood where Savannah and I were coming from because ah we'd been homeless ah quite awhile," said Cedar Rapids resident Bo Johnson. Johnson and his partner Savannah Rote were homeless for 13 months. The cou

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-11-23 20:24:52

Cedar Rapids officials doubtful One Park Place will meet deadline

CEDAR RAPIDS - One of the largest private development proposals in Cedar Rapids history appears unlikely to meet a do-or-die deadline on Monday, which could signal the end of the line for One Park Place. Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett said he and City Manager Jeff Pomeranz spoke with Dave Zahradnik

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 23:32:00

For everything from stuffed dogs to power tools - crowds pour into Cedar Rapids Menards

Hundreds of shoppers snaked through the aisles of Menards in Cedar Rapids on Black Friday. Some lined up starting at 3:00 a.m. (CBS2/FOX28) Hundreds of people lined up for the 6:00 a.m. opening of Menards on Black Friday. The first ones showed up at 3:00 a.m., and the others piled behind them, snaki

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-11-24 11:12:20

My Biz: Home Appliance Center in Cedar Rapids defies online shifts

CEDAR RAPIDS - Tucked away off a bend in Oakland Road NE, Home Appliance Center and its staff have few quiet moments. "It's always busy, anymore, with Sears going out of (the appliance) business," Craig Knapp said. "They were at least 36 percent of the market. That's trending down fast." Sears annou

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 18:06:47

Cedar Rapids lawyer elected to state board

DES MOINES - One Cedar Rapids lawyer was elected to the Iowa Association for Justice board, and two other lawyers - including one who lost her son - were recognized this month for their work on behalf of clients. Darin Luneckas, a work and personal injury lawyer in Cedar Rapids, was elected during t

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 18:19:59

Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot offers some exercise before the big meal

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Many of us are counting the hours to turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pie. Some are ready to set the pace before the big meal with a run this morning. It's the Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot, a 5K that partners with the American Heart Association. Experts with the Am

KCRG.COM - 2017-11-23 16:44:00

Foreigner, Dave Eggar coming to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Foreigner is headed to Cedar Rapids with Dave Eggar. The band will perform with Dave Eggar on March 29 at 8 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center. With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner is one of the most popular rock acts in the world. Teaming up wi

KCRG.COM - 2017-11-23 18:12:00

Just Sayin': Taking stock of our many holidays

A Times Square-style ball drop is held at noon Dec. 31, 2016, at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan New Year's Day is associated with binge indulgence and noise. People who have no lover can feel estranged on Valentine's Day. Memorial Day is dignified sorro

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 21:05:00

What a middling Uber rating says about you

An Uber driver pulls into the Hicksville LIRR station for a pickup Friday evening, June 30, 2017. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein A few days ago, I got a phone call from a puzzled friend who had just received an email from Uber detailing her interactions with the ride-sharing service, which she

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 17:08:00

NCPD: Mother and Her Two Sons Arrested in Connection with Bethpage Burglary, Assault

Bethpage, NY - November 24, 2017 - The Second Squad reports the arrests of two Bethpage men and a woman for Burglary and Assault that occurred in Bethpage on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 10:00 pm. According to detectives, the defendant John Colwell, 19, was banging loudly on the front door of a L

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-11-24 15:32:27

3 members of Long Island family arrested on burglary and assault charges

Three members of the same family are facing charges on Long Island, one of them for allegedly attacking a police officer. Investigators say Danielle Colwell and her son Liam, both of Bethpage, became combative with Nassau County Police. Liam allegedly jumped on one officer's back and started attacki

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 13:26:24

Long Island Concerts & Events November 24-26

A mix of folk, country and classical music with four-part hamonies seasoned with improvisational violin and cello. Slathered with great percussion and acoustics. Treme - Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St. Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Gary Hoey - Ho Ho Hoey Imagine if Santa and Slash ha

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-24 13:49:50

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24-25, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 26, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. $78 and $73. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com. Bingo Players

HERALD COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

LI company sues state over development contract at Republic

ALBANY - A Long Island company is suing the state over claims that agencies "created an uneven playing field" that was "directed toward" awarding a $50 million development contract to a competitor owned by a major contributor to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. LI Clean Tech of Huntington, which filed the laws

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 17:54:00

Holiday shopping habits hard to break, even though stores may offer better bargains later

WALLKILL - It's buy-one-get-free for the iPhone 8 or the Samsung Galaxy S8 at the Galleria at Crystal Run's T-Mobile store in the Town of Wallkill, while the nearby Verizon Wireless outlet is hawking iPads for as low as $100. Best Buy is peddling a Dell Touch-Screen Laptop for $360 and a 50-inch Sha

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 03:06:30

15 year old wins Cold Turkey Run

Drew Braden, Cattaraugus, took first place in this year's Cold Turkey Run held in Fredonia. The 15-year-old Braden ran the 4.5 mile race at a clip of 6:22 per mile, and finished in the top spot wit a time of 28.41. Following Braden in the top 10 were: Eric Hohenstein (Fredonia, 28:51), Alan Braden

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Erie County seeking to build agribusiness park in Southtowns

County leaders are hoping to finalize a deal by year-end to acquire the former Angola Airport property in the Town of Evans, so they can turn it into a new agribusiness park to attract new employers to the region. Officials want to spur new economic development opportunities in southern Erie County

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-24 14:00:10

On 'Mrs. Maisel,' McDermott and other holiday leftovers

Some leftovers after Thanksgiving: --- I was a little surprised to see an advertisement on ABC and NBC this week for a streaming series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," that is my favorite new Amazon program. The aptly-titled show from Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of "Gilmore Girls," premieres Wednes

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:27:51

Another Voice: Evans Taxpayers United seek referendum on town police

and Stan Radwan Some days ago, the citizens of Evans beat back the power of money and inside politicians. They voted to keep our Town Board at three despite the frantic and well-financed campaign of the town's Democratic and Republican parties to upsize to five. The parties mailed fliers to all Evan

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:08:29