Category: Recreation & Leisure

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Getting Around the City

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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The Performing Arts

Lincoln’s growing performing arts community features some of the region’s most talented musicians, actors, and dancers. Here is a look at some of Lincoln’s treasured creative outlets. Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra Since LSO moved to the Lied Center for Performing Arts...

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Experience Our Most Beautiful Building

by Roxanne Smith, Tourism Supervisor, Nebraska State Capitol   “Wow, I didn’t expect this,” is one of the many comments heard almost daily by the tour staff at the Nebraska State Capitol. Every day, except Thanksgiving and the Friday after, Christmas...

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The Sunken Gardens

Just how much fun can you have on a cool, windy morning? Grace Carlson, 7, carries a flat of flowers, Saturday, May 14, 2011, during the annual event in which volunteers help plant flowers at the Sunken Gardens. Alice Reed...

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The Haymarket

by Charlyne Berens Nobody is trading actual hay in the historic Haymarket district these days, but the neighborhood is still hopping, offering Lincolnites and visitors alike plenty of opportunities for good times and fun. Situated at Lincoln’s historic ground zero, the expanding...

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Summer Music Echoes Across the City

There’s nothing like live music in the summer, and Lincoln has a phenomenal selection of summer music festivals. Local and international artists; classical, rock, blues, jazz or country; in a majestic church or outside on the grass, we have them...

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Lied Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

WITH A SEASON OF  Marquee Artists by Carrie Christensen World-Class Line-Up Includes Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Joshua Bell and Broadway’s Anything Goes The Lied Center for Performing Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary season with...

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Husker Pride

by Paige Cornwell There is no place like Nebraska, and there is no pride like Husker Pride. Husker fans are known for being loyal to their teams. Every season, thousands of fans wearing scarlet and cream crowd into Nebraska’s various...