downtown lincoln, Technology, the environment

1867 Bar to Change Name to 4867 Bar, Serve Everything in Stainless Steel

Lincoln NE (SN) - After an announcement that downtown Lincoln's 1867 Bar would be phasing out plastic straws, offering $1 metal straws as an alternative, the bar decided it would be best to just make everything there stainless steel. The drinking straw decision has been gaining in popularity worldwide in lieu of the environmental impact… Continue reading 1867 Bar to Change Name to 4867 Bar, Serve Everything in Stainless Steel

downtown lincoln, music

Guy That Plays Washboard On Downtown O Street to Release EP

Lincoln NE (SN) - The panhandler that plays the washboard every evening between 14th and Centennial on O street is releasing his first album of original material. The five song EP, entitled "Ricka-Ricka-RickClick-Ricka," was recorded at Dream Pro Recording by Sean Joyce, and offers a unique quirkiness to Lincoln's already diverse music community. The second… Continue reading Guy That Plays Washboard On Downtown O Street to Release EP

downtown lincoln, restaurant inspections

Cockroaches Discovered in Every Downtown Lincoln Business, City of Lincoln to Renovate City of Lincoln

Lincoln NE (SN) - Following the complete renovation of Yia Yia's Pizza, who underwent scrutiny and pressure from customers after a negative restaurant inspection went viral, the city of Lincoln asked the health department to conduct a deeper review into all businesses in the downtown O street area. The results were captivating, as health inspectors… Continue reading Cockroaches Discovered in Every Downtown Lincoln Business, City of Lincoln to Renovate City of Lincoln

downtown lincoln, Slow Nuesday

Local Businesses Devastated by Haymarket Road and Sidewalk Improvements

Lincoln NE (SN) - Renovations to the Haymarket are now underway as construction crews have started replacing the historical buffalo brick roads and sidewalks with modern concrete at various intersections in the area. This is part of the $1.5 million sidewalk improvement project approved in early March that has stirred controversy among some outspoken local… Continue reading Local Businesses Devastated by Haymarket Road and Sidewalk Improvements