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FilmScene: Box office success

After its official first few months, FilmScene, Iowa City’s new downtown non-profit movie theater, has released its initial numbers. The theater is filling more seats than expected at its pedestrian mall location. The goal was to fill an average of 18 seats each night at the 67-seat theater. Instead, the average has been 40 a night, selling more than 5,500 tickets.

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Three new venues for ‘I do’

There are three very different new options for recently engaged couples – the top of the new Cedar Rapids Public Library, outdoors in the Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts at Lowe Park in Marion, or inside the state of the art Grand Ballroom of the Doubletree by Hilton in downtown.

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Braving winter weather

While some may view the winter as a time best spent curled up on the couch with a steaming cup of hot cocoa, many area runners use the season to train for upcoming road races.

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Eden Lounge opens in Iowa City

In November, Eden Lounge opened in Iowa City. To enter the lounge, located at 217 Iowa Ave., customers have to walk through an alley next to Takanami.

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Revival focused on growing online

When Sheila Davisson entered into her first year at the University of Iowa, she planned to study pharmacy, but not because she aspired to have a long career as a pharmacist. She wanted to have a high-paying job so that she could save money and one day open her own clothing store.

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FilmScene to screen first film this week

FilmScene Scene 1, located 118 E. College St., will host its first film screening Oct. 3. The nonprofit theater is located in the former Vito’s bar building, which has undergone a major renovation by owner Moen Group.

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Sycamore considering all options for Von Maur space

What will fill about 40,000 square feet in Sycamore Mall is still up in the air, despite recent announcements that the space would occupy a nonprofit, according to mall officials.

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Fab Lab to fill empty Von Maur space

Those waiting to hear an announcement about a major retailer coming to the Sycamore Mall will find a very different type of business filling the vacant space left by anchor tenant Von Maur.

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Cardiostrong pitches at 1 Million Cups

An Iowa City company is entering the highly competitive fitness beverage market.

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TMone bought by Florida company

TMone, a business process outsourcing (BPO) company headquartered in Iowa City, announced Sept. 5 it was bought by Enhanced Recovery Company (ERC) of Jacksonville, Fla.

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