Daily Archive: March 1, 2016

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Happy Hour in the Capital City

by Tyler Thomas, Co-Founder/Managing Editor of NebraskaFoodie.com At Nebraska Foodie, we spend a lot of traveling around the state and eating at local restaurants, dives and food trucks and on occasion we have a chance to venture outside of the...

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Getting Around Town

StarTran, Lincoln’s public bus system, provides a convenient, reliable, comfortable, safe and affordable way to explore Lincoln. StarTran buses operate throughout Lincoln, carrying passengers to popular attractions, shopping centers and residential areas from 5:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. weekdays. (An...

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Festivals!

Everyone loves a festival. Whether you are a visitor to Lincoln, or a Husker born, take a moment to explore and enjoy Lincoln’s festival celebrations. The Zoo Bar, the host of ZooFest, is the place to go for wonderful jazz,...

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Proud and Passionate about Baseball

by Karen Brokaw Everyone knows that Lincoln is the home of the Huskers and we are crazy about our college sports. The passion is for all sports, however, not just football. In fact, Lincoln is a great baseball town. In...

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A New Centennial Mall

by Charlyne Berens When Nebraska celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017, it will also celebrate the total renovation of one of the state’s shining jewels: Nebraska’s Centennial Mall, which connects the State Capitol on the south to the Nebraska Historical...

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Lincoln’s Young Architect in 1870 – Artemas Roberts

by Ed Zimmer If today an Indiana native and graduate of University of Michigan left a tight job market in Chicago to seek better prospects in Lincoln, one might guess he was a journeyman assistant football coach in the Big...

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Uniquely Unicameral

by Judy Shutts Nebraska’s one house legislature—still serving the citizens of the state, and serving them well. Nebraska’s Unicameral has the distinction of being the only one-house legislature in the nation. But it wasn’t always that way. The change came...

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Lincoln’s Art Galleries

by Sriyani Tidball Burkholder Project Selected as the Best Gallery in Nebraska by American Art Awards several years ago, this wonderful gallery showcases great artists’ work and their studios all under one roof. One of the city’s first Haymarket galleries,...