Governor’s mansion highlights our Lincoln holiday tour

Touring the Nebraska Governor’s residence highlighted our visit to Lincoln last weekend. It was our first time visiting the home, and we were impressed with the subtle holiday decorations used throughout the “People’s House” (as Gov. Pete Ricketts called it). The foray features a tree with a few accessories surrounding it. It set the tone […]

Best Western returns to Lincoln with outstanding hotel plus Giveaway

The Best Western hotel chain has returned to Nebraska’s capital city with a freshly opened and well-operated hotel. The Best Western Plus opened its doors in Lincoln late July. The hotel is located on 27th Street, south of Interstate 80. It’s nicely located minutes from city attractions, while also allowing guests peace and quiet away […]

10 things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln is more than just the state capital of Nebraska. It has a lot of nice attractions to check out. You can spend a day or a long weekend visiting some pretty interesting spots. Here are our Top 10 Lincoln attractions: State Capitol Nebraska’s legislature is a one-house senate. The remaining 49 states have a […]

Harlem Globetrotters entertain thousands at Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena

The last time the Harlem Globetrotters lost to the Washington Generals was in 1971. Since then, The Globetrotters have won thousands of games over 43 years. The Generals came into the recent game at Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena intent on ending that streak. They even had a “secret weapon” to accomplish the task. Washington came […]

Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard brings 150 trains a day through North Platte

The world’s busiest business rail yard calls North Platte home. Union Pacific Railroad (UP) uses the bailey yard to switch train cars for their final destinations.  The Bailey Yard is halfway between Denver and Omaha. About 150 trains pass through daily. They involve changing an average of 10,000 cars. This is no easy task. The […]

North Platte offers more than western history

North Platte, Nebraska, embraces its western heritage. But, it offers much more. The city of nearly 25,000 sits almost exactly midway between Omaha and Denver, the two major cities in the region. North Platte has served history as part of the Mormon and Oregon Trails, the Pony Express, as well as the westward movement of […]

Lincoln’s Railyard home to dining, entertainment

With the new Pinnacle Bank Arena in the background, Lincoln has created a new fun dining, entertainment and concert venue in the West Haymarket historical shopping area. The Railyard on Canopy Street is home to restaurants, bars and a few shops. It has an open courtyard area, where people can watch sporting events on a […]

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