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Lux Center for the Arts

by Julie Nichols Last September, eight street artists cast visions on the walls of the University Place neighborhood—swiftly outlining by night then working all day in blistering Nebraska sun. Spent cans of spray paint lay scattered below ladders as artists...

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Cultural Centers, Together We Are Lincoln

by Tegan Colton, photography by Tom Tidball Shahab Bashar didn’t know where to go when he arrived in Lincoln after escaping ISIS in 2017. He didn’t speak English. He had a wife, a two-month-old daughter, no money, no job, and...

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Capital Coffee

by Cynthia S. Peterson Opening in 1987, The Coffee House (www.thecoffeehouselnk.com), 1324 P Street, is a very cool, locally owned coffee shop that prides itself on quick service, delicious homemade pastries and many vegan and vegetarian options. The Coffee House...

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High School Focus

by Julie Nichols, photography by Tom Tidball Some say high school is a real zoo, and the flagship of Lincoln Public Schools’ high school focus programs, affectionately known as the Zoo School, takes it literally. Since 2000, this Science Focus...

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Lincoln Heroes

by Patty Beutler Four people retired in 2021 from Lincoln organizations, leaving a swell of progress in their wake—and a deep hole to fill in their absence. Together they compiled nearly a century of service in their roles as leaders...

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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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Lincoln Loves

Photo courtesy of the Lincoln Community Foundation.

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Lincoln supports diversity & culture

by Sriyani Tidball Mary Piper, a Lincoln resident and award-winning author, wrote in her book, The Middle of Everywhere: The World’s Refugees Come to Our Town, “Now we’re one of the top twenty cities in America for new arrivals from...