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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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Lincoln’s own Pinnacle Bank Arena

by Julie Nichols If there seems to be a silver spaceship in Lincoln’s Haymarket District, hold that thought: You are looking at Pinnacle Bank Arena, carrying Lincoln’s entertainment scene into the future. With its glass and polished metal exterior, the...

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Living Downtown

by Jeff Korbelik The decision came surprisingly easy. After living 20 years in an east-Lincoln neighborhood, Brad Wilson and Michele Tilley traded their four-bedroom, four-bath home for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium in downtown Lincoln. “We realized how much space we...

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Lincoln’s silicon prairie

by Tegan Colton Lincoln, Nebraska is part of what’s known colloquially as Silicon Prairie. The name is taken from California’s Silicon Valley, home of international tech giants like Apple, Google and Facebook. Silicon Prairie is a greater collective of cities...

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City planners hope for more downtown dwellers

by Catharine Huddle More than a decade ago, city leaders and planners took a long look at Lincoln’s future and came up with some pretty grand ideas, including building a new arena, revitalizing the historic Haymarket District, creating the West...

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Lied Center Turns 30

by Michele Tilley and Matthew Boring  Celebrating its 30th anniversary season, the Lied Center for Performing Arts welcomes the world’s greatest artists to its stage, featuring the biggest season of Broadway in Lied history, amazing classical programs, top dance performances...

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The Nebraska State Capitol

An American Wonder by Julie Nichols Nebraska’s iconic Capitol is visible from 20 miles away, and was the first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. At the top of this Tower on the Plains, above...

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Dancing in the Streets

by Catharine Huddle Mavis Staples rocked the street in front of the Zoo Bar during its 46th anniversary in July 2019, bringing her legendary rhythm and blues and gospel to a street full of hot but happy fans.  The bar,...