July 27, 2016

Bata's, Oh the Bread!

While in Cedar Rapids on a press trip for an art story for Senior News & Times we stopped at the fun Bata’s Restaurant. Located in the historic NewBo Neighborhood the historic building had been renovated and was quite lovely.  After looking over the menu my mom and I  decided to try out the bread.  […]

Grant Wood Memorial Window at Cedar Rapids Veteran's Memorial Building and So Much More

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We thought we were going to see a stained glass window, a beautiful piece of art, but that was all.  Little did we know that the entire Veteran Memorial Building both inside and out is a piece of art from the architecture to the exhibits. Teri Van Dorston showed us the beauty and history of […]

Riley's Café a Cedar Rapids Main Stay

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You have to want to go to Rileys Café.  Located on 836 1st Ave NE, finding a parking place can be a bit daunting.  Then once you get inside, it is packed, at least that was our experience on the Tuesday morning we stopped by while on a trip to Cedar Rapids.  Once we squeezed […]