Monthly Archive: June 2018

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Family-Friendly Lincoln

Lincoln has always been considered one of the best-kept secrets in the Midwest. Currently in the midst of the largest period of growth in its history, Lincoln is building on its Top 10 standing for quality of life, safety and...

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Centennial Mall Revitalized and Renovated

by Ingrid Holmquist What used to be a lackluster space with dysfunctional water fountains, crumbling stairs and a dimly lit seven-block greenspace has been transformed to a beautiful, educational, high-tech, ecologically friendly and ADA compliant mall. After many years of...

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Lincoln Young Professionals Group

The Face of Lincoln’s Changing Workforce The face of young American workers, their jobs and where they work is changing. By 2018, employers will see any many as five generations working side by side. More than 60 million baby boomers...

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The Long Road to a Landmark

 by Ed Zimmer Nebraska’s beautiful State Capitol took a decade to build (1922-1932) and an expenditure of ten million Depression-era tax dollars. More than that, it took three tries to design and construct the landmark building—it’s the third State Capitol...

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Small and Amazing Museums

by Julie Nichols Lincoln has a collection of fascinating small museums. Each one is worth a surprisingly entertaining visit—whether or not you thought you were interested in their narrow but deep subjects. National Museum of Roller Skating Did you know...

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Galleries Galore

by Sriyani Tidball While Lincoln’s summer concerts and festivals showcase some of the city’s musical talent, several art studios, museums and galleries showcase some of the city’s best visual art. Watercolor, oil, and acrylic paintings line the walls of many...

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Daytripping

If you have some time to spare and would like to try a wonderful day-trip from Lincoln, spend an afternoon in Nebraska City. Enjoy this small town in the plains, barely an hour away. Nebraska City, Nebraska is the home...

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Beer Drinking in Lincoln

by Tyler A. Thomas  author of Nebraska Beer Great Plains History by the Pint and founder/managing editor of NebraskaFoodie.com Lincoln has quite the craft beer scene that is slowly beginning to rival popular cities in Oregon and Colorado. With a...

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Bakeries

by Charlyne Berens If you need a sweet treat to start your day, a bread that gives you a taste of France or Mexico or a special cake for a special occasion, Lincoln bakers have you covered. Here are just...