Daily Archive: April 6, 2017

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Amazing Day Trips

by Angie Tidball Lincoln is fortunate to be close to two fantastic day trips. Omaha Henry Dorley Zoo and the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City are two stops not to be missed! Rated the #1 Zoo in...

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Cornhusker State Games

by Dave Mlnarik   More than 10,000 Nebraska athletes converge in Lincoln each July for competition in more than 60 sports at 45 different venues. The July family tradition known as the Cornhusker State Games brings folks together from more...

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Lincoln’s Colleges

Lincoln is the proud capital of Nebraska. But it’s a college town too. From the flagship campus of Nebraska’s state university to our smaller private and public schools, Lincoln offers a variety of higher education opportunities to expand knowledge, skills...

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Lincoln’s Great Outdoors

by Ingrid Holmquist   With nine outdoor pools, over 6,000 acres of parks and five golf courses, Lincoln is a city full of opportunities for fun in the great outdoors. As the city’s population increases, it’s easy to see the...

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All Around the 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. On November 1st, StarTran implements their new bus...

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State Capitol Tells Nebraska’s History

by Judy Shutts The Salvation of the State is Watchfulness in the Citizen.                                                 —Hartley Burr Alexander Rising high on the Nebraska plains is the architectural centerpiece of Lincoln—the Nebraska State Capitol. The capitol overlooks Centennial Mall, which extends north to...

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Summertime and the Livin’ Is Easy

By Sriyani Tidball Lincoln has an amazing selection of live summer music festivals that go along with warm summer nights and family-friendly entertainment. Local and international artists; classical, rock, blues, jazz or country; in a majestic church or under the...

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Home in The Bottoms

by Ed Zimmer   Two Lincoln neighborhoods near Downtown share related names and heritages—the North Bottoms immediately north of UNL’s Memorial Stadium, and the South Bottoms adjacent to Downtown to the west and southwest. The “Bottoms” names simply refer to...

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Honor the Name

by Julie Hagemeier Lincoln on the Forefront of Emerging Media with a $20 Million Gift from the Johnny Carson Foundation and a $57 Million Commitment from the University of Nebraska        When you think of innovation in film, game design,...