Monthly Archives: June 2011
Owners of Backpocket Brewery, an offshoot of Old Man River Brewery in McGregor, plan to open a new facility in the Iowa River Landing District in Coralville.
Those who sign on will be agreeing to a $2 per $1,000 of taxable value tax added to their property tax bill.
Region will need 12,000 workers over next three years
Organizers aim to create a chamber music festival tailored to Iowa City’s literary identity
Starting this summer, Tipping Point representatives will be found in downtown Iowa City on weekend nights and at special events in Cedar Rapids. For $3, people can have their BAC tested with a breathalyzers.
The Iowa City City Council will vote on whether to approve a third year of funding at $50,000 for the nearly 99-year-old theater, at 221 E. Washington St. The committee recommended the funding request; that recommendation will be forwarded to the council for formal approval.
A University of Iowa researcher has started a company designed to increase prevention of diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common causes of blindness.
The Sustainability Alliance held its first meeting about two months ago and now has representation from about 40 area businesses.
Social media issues exist about which employers should be concerned.
Cedar Rapids Jefferson students form business through Junior Achievement program.