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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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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...

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Diverse Cultural Centers

by Tegan Colton  Lincoln, a relatively small midwestern city, is home to a mosaic of cultures representing members of every community in the world.  Evidence peppered throughout the city includes local restaurants like Vung Tau, Ajora Falls, Blessing, Stur 22,...

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Many Cultures Call Lincoln Home

by Sriyani Tidball “Now we’re one of the top twenty cities in America for new arrivals from abroad. Our supermarkets and schools are bursting with refugees from Russia, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Hungary, and Ethiopia. Our Kurdish, Sudanese, and Somali populations...

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Miss Mie and Nebraska

by Mandy Haase Thomas A symbol of friendship, Miss “Miye” Mie has called the University of Nebraska State Museum’s Anthropology collections home since 1928, after the historic friendship doll exchange took place between the youth of Japan and the United...

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Galleries Galore

by Sriyani Tidball While Lincoln’s summer concerts and festivals showcase some of the city’s musical talent, several art studios, museums and galleries showcase some of the city’s best visual art. Watercolor, oil, and acrylic paintings line the walls of many...

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The Sunken Gardens

  “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”      —Audrey Hepburn   Located on 27th and Capital Parkway, the Sunken Gardens is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon. Whether looking for a peaceful retreat from...

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It’s a Musical Summer

An extraordinary selection of live summer music festivals make Lincoln’s hot summer even more entertaining. Local and international artists; classical, rock, blues, jazz, folk or country; in a majestic church or under the stars, we have them all. Some of...