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Lincoln’s silicon prairie

by Tegan Colton Lincoln, Nebraska is part of what’s known colloquially as Silicon Prairie. The name is taken from California’s Silicon Valley, home of international tech giants like Apple, Google and Facebook. Silicon Prairie is a greater collective of cities...

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Tour Memorial Stadium

by Anne and Steve Teget Each year, about 30,000 people tour Nebraska football’s Memorial Stadium, and you can be one of them. The University of Nebraska offers complimentary guided tours of the stadium on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To reserve a...

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Lincoln’s Breakfast Spots

by Sriyani Tidball Love breakfast? French toast, eggs benedict, pancakes, omelets, poached eggs, bacon, rolls and muffins, I just love it all. Most cities have multitude of restaurants that serve lunch and dinner, but when it comes to breakfast, Lincoln...

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City planners hope for more downtown dwellers

by Catharine Huddle More than a decade ago, city leaders and planners took a long look at Lincoln’s future and came up with some pretty grand ideas, including building a new arena, revitalizing the historic Haymarket District, creating the West...

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Green Lincoln

by Julie Nichols Lincoln is home to all things growing—especially community-driven outdoor spaces. Our public gardens green spaces and wild parks make neighborhoods richer, offer learning experiences about the natural world, provide colorful waystations and places to play, and offer...

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Diverse Cultural Centers

by Tegan Colton  Lincoln, a relatively small midwestern city, is home to a mosaic of cultures representing members of every community in the world.  Evidence peppered throughout the city includes local restaurants like Vung Tau, Ajora Falls, Blessing, Stur 22,...

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Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center

by Tegan Colton A crescendo of calls, chirps, hoots, bellowing croaks and soprano twitters greet visitors to the historic Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center at all hours of the day. The wildlife preserve  20 minutes south of Lincoln at 11700...

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So Many Beautiful Trails

By Judy Shutts Lincoln trails help make a healthy city. Lincoln’s trails entice and tempt people to go outside, contribute to the city’s quality of life and provide ecological connections and corridors for other species that occupy urban spaces. They...