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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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Lincoln Golf

by Ken Hambleton “Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.’ —William Wordsworth Standing on the 12th tee at Holmes Golf Course, looking to the west, there is a unique view of the Nebraska State Capitol and...

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Coming Soon: The Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch

by Jesse Starita Imagine monarch butterflies fluttering under clear blue skies as families pedal through a pristine tallgrass prairie. On one side of the crushed limestone trail, a group of undergraduate students count birds for their environmental restoration course. On...

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Favorite walks around the city

by Sriyani Tidball Lincoln is such a great city to walk, hike or bike, offering seemingly endless options that are not just beautiful but also offer a great workout. So here are some recommended walks, and they are definitely worth...

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Green Lincoln

by Julie Nichols Lincoln is home to all things growing—especially community-driven outdoor spaces. Our public gardens green spaces and wild parks make neighborhoods richer, offer learning experiences about the natural world, provide colorful waystations and places to play, and offer...

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Lincoln Parks Bring Nature Close to Home

by Judy Shutts No matter where you live in Lincoln, there is a park or trail waiting to be enjoyed. More than 130 parks dot the city for citizens to swim, play or relax. Outdoor recreation in visually soothing environments...

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Centennial Mall Revitalized and Renovated

by Ingrid Holmquist What used to be a lackluster space with dysfunctional water fountains, crumbling stairs and a dimly lit seven-block greenspace has been transformed to a beautiful, educational, high-tech, ecologically friendly and ADA compliant mall. After many years of...

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Music Performance Under the Stars

Every summer through early fall, Lincoln boasts of the magical Pinewood Bowl concert series in the open-air theatre under the stars. Pinewood Bowl is located at the center of the beautiful, wooded, lush Pioneer Park, surrounded by a forest of...