Category: Community

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Neighborhoods

Lincoln is home to a wide variety of people—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, the city’s neighborhoods offer plenty to explore....

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Lincoln’s Culture Centers

by Sriyani Tidball Lincoln’s culture has changed dramatically in the past decade. Mary Pipher wrote in her book, The Middle of Everywhere: The World’s Refugees Come to Our Town, “Now we’re one of the top twenty cities in America for...

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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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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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Good Local Markets

by Sriyani Tidball Healthy home-grown food strengthens the local food economy and creates awareness of the social, environmental, and health benefits of growing and eating what is grown locally. To add to these benefits, local markets offer an opportunity to...

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Lincoln’s Sunken Gardens

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. —Luther Burbank The Sunken Gardens is a very special place to most Lincoln residents. Located at 27th and Capital Parkway, the 1.5-acre...

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Rise Lincoln

by Charlyne Berens Katie Weichman Zulkoski told her audience she was happy that women in the workplace were getting some attention and advice. The lobbyist who now has her own firm, Zulkoski and Weber, was part of a 2013 panel...