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Economic Alliance Forgoes Previously Awarded $25,000 Hotel-Motel Tax Revenue Funding

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced today that it would forgo a previously awarded $25,000 in funding from the City of Cedar Rapids’ Hotel-Motel Tax Revenue Funds. Hotel-motel tax revenue is down dramatically since the start of the coronavi…
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced today that it would forgo a previously awarded $25,000 in funding from the City of Cedar Rapids’ Hotel-Motel Tax Revenue Funds. ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/04/economic-alliance-forgoes-previously-awarded-25000-hotel-motel-tax-revenue-funding

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Announces Drive-Thru Markets for June

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced that the June 6 and June 20 dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust will be drive-thru markets, to comply with public health guidelines for farmers markets…
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced that the June 6 and June 20 dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust will be dr……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/05/cedar-rapids-downtown-farmers-market-announces-drive-thru-markets-june

Local Labor Continues to Build Permanent Flood Protection

April showers bring May flowers, and as is sometimes the case in Iowa, spring flooding. Twelve years ago, a historic flood forever reshaped Downtown Cedar Rapids. Although a historic recovery was made in the years following 2008, the need for permanent fl…
April showers bring May flowers, and as is sometimes the case in Iowa, spring flooding. Twelve years ago, a historic flood forever reshaped Downtown Cedar Rapids. Although a hist……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/05/local-labor-continues-build-permanent-flood-protection

MedQuarter Regional Medical District Shows Gratitude to Health Care and Essential Workers

As Iowa’s only medical district, the MedQuarter is filled with many health care and essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants in the District are struggling in the face of necessary health guidelines. Doctors, nurses and sup…
As Iowa’s only medical district, the MedQuarter is filled with many health care and essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants in the District are st……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/medquarter-regional-medical-district-shows-gratitude-health-care-and-essential-workers

Parkway Improvements Coming to First Avenue in the MedQuarter

​After completing a significant parkway improvement project along 10th Street SE from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue SE last year, the MedQuarter Regional Medical District, in coordination with the City of Cedar Rapids, will continue parkway improvement ef…
After completing a significant parkway improvement project along 10th Street SE from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue SE last year, the MedQuarter Regional Medical District, in coord……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/parkway-improvements-coming-first-avenue-medquarter

Spring Blooms on the Way for Czech Village/New Bohemia District

​Spring blooms are on the way for the Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID)! This spring, annual flowers will be placed in planters throughout the District, with additional perennials planted in Czech Village. …
Spring blooms are on the way for the Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID)! This spring, annual flowers will be placed in planters throu……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/spring-blooms-way-czech-villagenew-bohemia-district

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Announces Drive-Thru Markets for Remaining Season Dates, Cancels Market After Dark

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced that all remaining dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust will be drive-thru markets. Additionally, the organization has canceled Market After Dark …
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced that all remaining dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust will be drive……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/cedar-rapids-downtown-farmers-market-announces-drive-thru-markets-remaining-season-dates-cancels-market-after-dark

Downtown Gets a Boost from Groups Eager to Create a Welcoming and Clean Environment

​Two programs this summer will work to make Downtown Cedar Rapids a safe, welcoming, and clean environment for residents and visitors. Downtown Ambassadors An innovative program that launched in 2019 to proactively curb violence Downtown and ensure th…
Two programs this summer will work to make Downtown Cedar Rapids a safe, welcoming, and clean environment for residents and visitors. Downtown Ambassadors An innovative program th……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/downtown-gets-boost-groups-eager-create-welcoming-and-clean-environment

MedQuarter Aims to Become First 'COVID-Conscious' District in the Country

​The MedQuarter Regional Medical District has joined forces with Mask of Wellness to encourage businesses in the District to follow ‘COVID-Conscious’ guidelines. The MedQuarter aims to become the first-ever ‘COVID-Conscious’ District by having 80% of busi…
The MedQuarter Regional Medical District has joined forces with Mask of Wellness to encourage businesses in the District to follow ‘COVID-Conscious’ guidelines. The MedQuarter aim……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/07/medquarter-aims-become-first-covid-conscious-district-country

Drive-Thru Downtown Farmers Market Format Extended to Remainder of Season

​The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, will be a drive-thru format for the remainder of the season along with a time change, now 8 to 11 a.m. Event organizers feel that hosting drive-thru morning markets is the …
The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, will be a drive-thru format for the remainder of the season along with a time change, now 8 to 11……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/07/drive-thru-downtown-farmers-market-format-extended-remainder-season

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