Downtown Lincoln Association

Santa’s coming to downtown early at Dec. 6 craft boutique

The big guy in the red suit is making an appearance Saturday, Dec. 6 and will be available for photo ops and gift consultations with youth at the Christmas Craft Boutique.   ...

One business leader’s perspective on downtown Lincoln

Ruth Alves has a unique perspective of whether Lincoln’s downtown seems busier, in terms of visitors and businesses. Currently the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce&rsquo ...

Chocolate festival great

I would first like to thank the Downtown Lincoln Association for a fabulous night at their first annual Chocolate Ball. While I love the casual lifestyle of our town, it was such ...

Chocolate Lover’s Ball and festival a success

Last weekend was Lincoln’s inaugural Chocolate Lover’s Ball and Chocolate Lover’s Festival. Friday night’s ball, sponsored by the Downtown Lincoln Associat ...

Help Lincoln High School Boosters by attending Tuesday’s food-truck event

Tuesday’s monthly “Food Truck Pop Up! Celebrate Lincoln” event Tuesday is not only a friendly social event but it benefits Lincoln High School. Part of the proce ...

Support Lincoln’s monthly food-mob events

I love downtown street festivals, especially in the summer, when it doesn’t get dark until 8:30 p.m. and it’s nicer being outdoors than indoors. Whether it’s a d ...

Dave Flood volunteers downtown

Dave Flood has belonged to the nonprofit Downtown Lincoln Association for 2 1/2 years. He is the events co-chairman. This is his second year on the 4th of July committee and his fi ...

Branded plays Wednesday at Food Truck Pop Up event

Get out your cowboy boots and hats because country-western band Branded will play a free concert from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Beermann Plaza. The concert is in conjunction with t ...

Easter bunny visits Lincoln for fun and photo ops

Mr. Cotton Tail was in great demand Saturday at two downtown events that involved fun and Easter eggs. In between photo ops, the Easter bunny confided to The News Messenger that h ...

Let’s look for those Easter eggs this weekend

The oldest longest-running egg hunt in Lincoln will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday by the Lincoln Host Lions Club at McBean Park.  Lions Club organizers stress 10 a.m. &ldquo ...