Monthly Archive: April 2017

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LES: Powering 50 Years

Without a doubt, 2016 was a remarkable year for Lincoln Electric System. The public power utility celebrated its 50th year of powering Lincoln and surrounding communities. Feb. 1, 1966, the city of Lincoln purchased the not-for-profit electric utility from Consumers...

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Is This Your Neighborhood?

All kinds of people live in Lincoln—young families, college students, new Americans, workers, professionals and entrepreneurs—and there is a neighborhood for everyone. Whether you’re visiting Lincoln or living here full time, each neighborhood offers another unique and charming side of...

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The Performing Arts in Lincoln

The performing arts community in Lincoln includes some of the region’s most talented musicians, actors, and dancers. Here is a look at some of Lincoln’s treasured creative outlets.   Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra The symphony was first organized in the 1920s....

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The Joy of Festivals

Festivals are the joy and creative juice of a city. They are the venue where the brightest and best we have to offer are displayed. Lincoln organizes a variety of festivals offering food, music, art and ethnic culture. Below you...

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Shopping in the Star City

Can you believe the first retailer in Lincoln was a general store? They sold everything from wagon wheels to cooking utensils, shoes to foodstuffs. That is not the case today. Lincoln has an abundance of the famous department stores, boutiques,...

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Nebraska Innovation Campus

Nebraska Innovation Campus is dramatically altering the landscape north of downtown Lincoln. This new research campus, focused on interfacing private business with university programs, aims to change the city itself. From all appearances, this change is taking root in powerful...

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Lincoln’s New Centennial Mall

by Charlyne Berens   As Nebraska celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017, its people can also celebrate and enjoy the total renovation of one of the state’s shining jewels: Nebraska’s Centennial Mall. The ‘new’ mall, which connects the State Capitol...

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Lincoln’s Culture Centers

by Sriyani Tidball   In The Middle of Everywhere: The World’s Refugees Come to Our Town, Lincoln resident and best-selling author Mary Pipher, “Now we’re one of the top twenty cities in America for new arrivals from abroad. Our supermarkets...

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Late Night Eats in the Capital City

by Tyler A. Thomas author of Nebraska Beer Great Plains History by the Pint and founder/managing editor of NebraskaFoodie.com As a self-proclaimed foodie, I like to eat pretty much whenever I am awake, and with my current schedule, I am...

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Good Health, Good Care

Lincoln hospitals do more than care for the sick and injured. The hospitals serve in emergencies, welcome new babies into the world, perform life-enhancement procedures and provide rehabilitation for patients from across the nation. Bryan Health Bryan Health is a...