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Summer in the City: Music

by Cynthia S. Peterson An extraordinary selection of live music and music festivals make Lincoln’s hot summer more entertaining, if not cool. It’s a musical summer in Lincoln, and the citizens like the good times.  Stransky Park Concert Series The...

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Farmers Markets

by Julie Nichols Bolstered by the Buy Fresh, Buy Local program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, farmer’s markets are booming across Nebraska—this year, registered statewide markets reached 100. Lincoln is fortunate to have two primary locations and a growing number...

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Fighting Poverty in Lincoln and Beyond

Community ActionProvides Needed Services & Empowering Support to Improve Lives by Isabella Petty and Heather Loughman Throughout all human existence, change has been the one and only constant. Change is always occurring, and in the 1960s there was an abundance...

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It’s About Care

by Julie Nichols Known nationwide for excellence in treatment, Lincoln’s Hospitals support our community with more than just medical care. Specialized, diverse, innovative treatment and state-of-the-art facilities put our healthcare system on the leading edge. Bryan Health  Bryan Health employs...

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Lincoln’s Wonderful Public Art

by Sriyani Tidball  Over the past decade, Lincoln’s Mayor, Chris Beutler, has placed priority on public art in our city, raising the stature of Lincoln and making it an lovely and artistic place for all the residents. It seems that...

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The Power to Save

LES is among the nation’s leaders in delivering low rates and high reliability, helping customers big and small take advantage of opportunity in the Lincoln area. Few, if any, businesses ask you to use less of their product.  But electric...

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Striving for Environmental Excellence on the Silicon Prairie

by Frank E. Uhlarik In 2017, Lincoln’s city council adopted the Lincoln Environmental Action Plan or LEAP—formalizing Lincoln’s first sustainability plan. It includes 14 strategies for improving Energy, Land Use, Transportation, Waste and Water Resources. Below are highlights of Lincoln’s...

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A New Zoo

by Mary Friesen Exciting changes have been underway for the Lincoln Children’s Zoo the last few years. The zoo is getting close to finishing its $16 million expansion which will double the size of the zoo. The expansion will also...

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Lincoln Embraces Innovation

by Diane Gonzolas In 2018, the website Livability.com ranked the Lincoln-Omaha market as the number one up-and-coming hotspot for technology. The cities’ affordability and support of entrepreneurs and start-ups are helping to cement the area’s reputation as a hub of...