Category: Recreation & Leisure

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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...

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Nightlife in Lincoln

By Luke Tidball Vega • 350 Canopy Street Ste 220 Mon-Sun 11am-2am Vega is a hip new venue in the Haymarket started by four Lincolnites. They emphasize their love for live music and get some amazing artists to perform at...

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Lincoln’s Own Wine Story

Located in Raymond just North of Lincoln, James Arthur Vineyard is Nebraska’s largest and oldest vineyard. It sits on 400 acres of prairie grassland and has been family owned and operated for the past 17 years by co-owners Jim and...

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The Deets on Lincoln Eats

by Tyler Thomas, Co-Founder/Managing Editor of NebraskaFoodie.com Small plates stacked high and carafes of house made sangria are topped off from the tap at the bar. Sitting in the corner, nibbling on spicy green beans we watch the open prep...