Monthly Archive: August 2014

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Locavores and Lincoln’s Emerging Food Scene

by Dan Parsons   Which came first, the chicken or the egg? That age-old philosophical question could also be asked about Lincoln, Nebraska’s burgeoning food scene. Which came first, an amazing gourmet menu, sourced from farms just minutes away from the...

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Downtown Lincoln Has a Rejuvenated Look

by Judy Shutts   Downtown Lincoln is like a kaleidoscope whose picture changes with each turn of the tube.  For Downtown, the new picture includes newly resurfaced streets, parking garage spaces, retail shops, restaurants and office buildings. But the changes don’t stop there....

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An Interview with Mayor Chris Beutler

By Diane Gonzolas    n Why do you think Lincoln is the happiest city in the nation? Midwestern optimism, learned from our parents and our institutions, teaches us to look positively at things. Another factor is that we live in a city...

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Memorable Lincoln Restaurants

Lincoln has fine dining and casual dining, she has sports bars that serve food and small mom and pop dining facilities that make super home-made grub, but when it comes to being memorable, the Lincoln restaurants that make a special...

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The Music Scene at the Bourbon

By Luke Tidball Jeremiah Moore introduced The Bourbon Theater to Lincoln in June, 2009. It has a central downtown  location in the old State (movie) Theatre, which finally closed in 2008. Jeremiah’s experience running Box Awesome under the O Street overpass from 2006-2009...

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Life is Right in Lincoln

Tailgating with amazing people According to a recent Gallup poll, the city with the best ‘well-being in all of America’ is Lincoln, Nebraska. With a proud composite score of 72.8 on Gallup’s well-being index for quality of life, we in Lincoln are...

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Variety is a Hall mark of Lincoln’s Parks

Roses and bison, public art and nature trails, playgrounds and telescopes, picnic areas and urban oases; Lincoln parks encompass all these and much more. Both residents and visitors enjoy these open spaces where they can play or just relax. by Becky Seth...

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Art Abounds in Lincoln

by Judy Shutts Art galleries and museums in Lincoln are sure to please both newcomers as well as veterans to the art scene. A myriad of Lincoln galleries and museums make it fun to explore. The galleries participate in First Fridays, also know as...

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Public Sculpture Everywhere in Lincoln

The Lincoln community waits with excitement as the newest public art sculpture is installed in the heart of downtown Lincoln, in the brand new Civic Plaza. The renowned sculptor Jun Kaneko’s sculpture won the bid of $1.15 million, to construct and...