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McBean Park—a Lincoln treasure

The fourth in a series of articles on Lincoln, its parks, and its people   Every town needs a primary city park. In San Francisco, it is Golden Gate Park. For Sacramento, i ...

Poets Club members have a lot to say

What is it with the Poets Club of Lincoln members? They quietly work hard on their writings and, almost as quietly, regularly meet to share those writings. The 100-plus memb ...

‘The Maze Runner’ has a good future

When it comes to young adult literature, not every film adaptation is created equal. For every “Harry Potter” or “The Hunger Games,” there is an “Era ...

Wise Road-Garden Bar-Fruitvale-Hungry Hollow Loop

Today, we begin our trip of approximately 11.8 miles at McBean Pavilion. As usual, check your bike and make sure you have water and a cell phone. Put on your helmet and let&rs ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 25

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 26, 2013 – Council votes to approve city manager’s contract – Lincoln City Council approved City Manager Jim Estep’s employment agreem ...

Be your own healthcare advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential situation?   A sca ...

It’s nice to learn more about your city

I’m back in school. Albeit quasi school. Since last Thursday, I’m signed up for nine monthly Thursday classes from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Those classes are part of t ...

Know Your Medicare Rights

As a person with Medicare, do you have any rights and protections? You certainly do! You have rights whether you’re enrolled in Original Medicare – in which you can ...

Bicyclists behaving badly

A couple of articles in out-of-town newspapers last week caught my eye. In the first, a cyclist was awaiting trial for assaulting a driver who had allegedly cut him off. The ...

‘No Good Deed’ needs a hook

If you’ve seen one home-invasion thriller, chances are you know exactly how “No Good Deed” will play out before the opening credits roll. The film stars Idris El ...