Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hit the ground running

Brian and Kris Tharp’s North Liberty business was a natural next step. The couple established We Run, a specialty running shop that also hosts group runs and trains runners, in 2011.

Bata’s Restaurant opens in NewBo neighborhood

A father-and-son team is opening a new restaurant in the New Bohemia neighborhood in Cedar Rapids.

Best of the Corridor: Week 2

The 2012 Best of the Corridor winners were announced in two sets. The first groups was printed in the July 16 issue of the Corridor Business Journal. The second set was published in the July 23 issue.

Best of the Corridor: Week 1

The 2012 Best of the Corridor winners were announced, in part, in the July 16 issue of the Corridor Business Journal.

StoneBridge Promenade development down to three vacancies

North Liberty’s newest development, StoneBridge Promenade, at 650 W. Cherry St., is nearly full of tenants, despite a wealth of commercial vacancies elsewhere throughout the Corridor.

Counting down: RAGBRAI hits Cedar Rapids July 26-27

With RAGBRAI only a few weeks away, the Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI committee is calling for volunteers. They anticipate needing about 1,100 volunteers for July 26 and July 27, when the annual bicycle ride rolls through Cedar Rapids. Right now, there are 600 more volunteer slots to fill, said Jennifer Pickar, marketing and communications director with the Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Mall thinks outside the box

Iowa City will have a new fitness facility in a few months. But residents will have to go to Sycamore Mall to get to the boxing club. That was part of the appeal for both the local franchisees of TITLE Boxing Club and for mall leadership. The fitness club offers hour-long boxing classes that burn up to 1,000 calories.

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