downtown Lincoln

The food trucks are back monthly to downtown

Lincoln residents came out in droves last Wednesday to help kick off the Downtown Lincoln Association’s second annual “Food Truck Pop Up! Celebrate Lincoln” ev ...

Lincoln’s updated sign ordinance nearing completion

After three workshops and heated discussions between city staff and residents, Lincoln’s revised municipal sign ordinance is nearing completion, according to city officials. ...

Lincoln attracting more businesses

Traditionally, a new year brings hope to residents in every city for a better tomorrow. And it’s just as true for every business owner and every city employee, whether it&rs ...

Sometimes we forget about the ‘good old days’

For those of us who did not grow up in Lincoln, it’s easy to forget that Lincoln’s streetscape has drastically changed in the last few decades. And many businesses sti ...

Shop locally to help businesses and save you time

With Halloween’s pumpkins lining neighborhood porches quickly disappearing a week after the annual celebration, it’s now beginning to look like the holiday season is ta ...

Businesses doing well after the bypass opening

After 40 years of anticipation, the Highway 65 Bypass became a reality on Oct. 7, 2012. A year later, The News Messenger asked residents how the bypass affected local businesses. ...

Watch for scarecrows in downtown Lincoln

Through Nov. 1, some funny and a few scary handmade scarecrows have taken over several storefronts in downtown Lincoln. Downtown Lincoln Association is sponsoring an inaugural Com ...

Foto’s George Fotopoulos retiring after 36 years

Walking into Foto’s Market on 5th Street in downtown Lincoln  is like entering a bygone era, where customer service and friendliness were the hallmark of every small bus ...

Adios, Lincoln Ace

For contractors and homeowners in search of that special nut or bolt, they’ll soon have to go to the big-box stores. Lincoln’s last family-operated hardware store is go ...

Beermanns Restaurant closes

Downtown Lincoln has lost Beermann’s restaurant, which closed Wednesday after being opened by new owners in April 2012. “The day-to-day business wasn’t there,&rd ...