downtown Lincoln

Chocolate Lover’s Ball at Beermann’s Feb. 13

When committee members met Monday to discuss last-minute details for the second annual Chocolate Lover’s Ball, they could not decide which was better: three courses of chocol ...

Volunteers make Lincoln sparkle

On Oct. 8, the city of Lincoln’s Operation Sparkle kicked into gear with more than 100 volunteers lending a hand to spruce up the city’s downtown historic district. L ...

Volunteers make Lincoln sparkle

On Oct. 8, the city of Lincoln’s Operation Sparkle kicked into gear with more than 100 volunteers lending a hand to spruce up the city’s downtown historic district. L ...

Volunteers make Lincoln sparkle

On Oct. 8, the city of Lincoln’s Operation Sparkle kicked into gear with more than 100 volunteers lending a hand to spruce up the city’s downtown historic district. L ...

Operation Sparkle deemed a tremendous success

On the morning of Oct. 8, more than 100 community volunteers heeded the call of Operation Sparkle and amassed in Lincoln’s historic downtown.  Arriving with work gloves ...

Lincoln Economic Development Committee (EDC) Strategic Plan initiates – Part 2

A few weeks ago, this column discussed two (the Lincoln Airport and agri-tourism) of the four major initiates of the city of Lincoln’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) St ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 5: walkabout on a banner

Our little upstairs apartment stood on its Fifth Street site since 1906.   And then, on one amazing day, the stalwart little building decided to go on a city of Lincoln walk ...

Upstairs in downtown, part five: the 4th of July 'F' fest

Before we left our upstairs apartment, our toddler had yet another show to put on in that Fifth Street window. It was the 4th of July, at the very end of the parade. As always, ...

Visual Viewpoint

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Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated

When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department.   One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...

Weekend traffic fatalities in Lincoln

Two people died in separate traffic accidents last weekend in Lincoln – one downtown and the other on Highway 65.   A solo-vehicle accident Saturday on southbound High ...

Food Truck Mania! returns Tuesday

During Tuesday’s Food Truck Mania! event in downtown Lincoln, Glen Edwards Middle School sports and music students will be honored. Food Truck Mania! is sponsored by the Dow ...

The Double Barrel Smokehouse off to sizzling start

If you blink, you’ll miss it. But you don’t want to miss Double Barrel Smokehouse’s taste — a taste that’s as big as Texas itself. That’s ...