Monthly Archive: May 2021

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The Bay

by Julie Nichols In ten short years of brainstorming, vision, community partnership, and creative dream, The Bay has become a nexus of Lincoln’s youth community. Beginning in a small storefront at Gateway Mall as the only indoor skate park in...

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Nebraska’s Unique State Capitol

The first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. Within the building, a complex medley of design offers a stunning stroll through artful symbolism and history. The Capitol is also a lively workplace, housing the executive...

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Restaurants 2020

by Cynthia S. Peterson Lincoln’s culinary scene continues to grow and includes plenty of options from Nebraska steaks or Pan-Asian to vegetarian or Italian. There are lots of places to eat and be seen in Lincoln— from sports bars and...

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Lincoln History

by Charlyne Berens Lincoln today is vibrant and flourishing, Nebraska’s second largest city. But that prominence was not always guaranteed.  Situated away from major waterways that were the primary means of transportation in the mid 1800s, Lincoln began as a...

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Taking a Ride on the Green Side

By Rama Tidball The star city really shines brightly (pun intended) when it comes to its contribution to the climate effort and making the world a better place. Acknowledgment of the issues, policies and programs aimed at mitigating, or at...

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Downtown Lincoln

by Charlyne Berens Lincoln’s downtown never really was at the city’s geographical center. And as the city grew, development spread east, south and north, leaving downtown on the western edge. But as downtown has redeveloped in recent decades, it has...

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Cheetahs in Lincoln

by Sarah Wood In July of 2020, guests raced to meet the newest additions to Lincoln Children’s Zoo! Three cheetahs now call the Zoo home—Sita, Saba, and Nane are sisters and part of the well-known Bingwa Bunch from St. Louis....

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Beer Drinking in Lincoln

by Tyler A. Thomas author of Nebraska Beer Great Plains History by the Pint and founder/managing editor of NebraskaFoodie.com If you’re visiting Lincoln for the first time or haven’t been back in a while, it might surprise you to find...

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Lincoln Startups Are Still on the Move

by Brooke Zimmerman The startup buzz remains strong in Lincoln—a Silicon Prairie landmark brimming with opportunity for entrepreneurs. The large number of entrepreneurs on the rise has many wondering about the secrets behind the strong startup ecosystem. To name just...