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The Graduate, Lincoln

The Graduate Hotel, Lincoln

Historic: (Bonus) 1 of 5. Recently constructed, there is no long standing history. Although the nod to historic furniture of the late 1960’s is worth a bonus point. 588 more words


Episode 36 - Matty FreeBeer's free beer


When Matt’s ancestor’s crossed through Ellis Island, they handed the immigration officials a six-pack of delicious brews from the mother land. And thus, the FreeBeer surname was born. 72 more words


The Patended President

Today in History, May 22, 1849:

“Be it known that I, Abraham Lincoln, of Springfield, in the county of Sangamon, in the state of Illinois, have invented a new and improved manner of combining adjustable buoyant air chambers with a steam boat or other vessel for the purpose of enabling their draught of water to be readily lessened to enable them to pass over bars, or through shallow water, without discharging their cargoes;” 100 more words

Patently a Great Man - Abe Lincoln's Boat Flotation Device

May 22, 1849

Abraham Lincoln, at the time 40 years old and a self-described “prairie lawyer” from Illinois (as well as a recently retired one-term U.S. 508 more words


Celebrating Old Jules

The Mari Sandoz Heritage Society will host an in-depth discussion of the 1935 biography of Mari’s father, Jules Sandoz, on June 13 at 6:00 p.m. at… 239 more words


Food Review: O'Rourke's Popcorn Dish

After severe disappointment from both Marcus Theatre and the Colby Ridge Gourmet Popcorn Store, this week my quest for the ultimate popcorn meal led me to O’Rourke’s Tavern on 1329 O Street. 546 more words


Topdog / Underdog (Parks)

When I first heard about this plot, I was skeptical. Two brothers named Lincoln and Booth. Two African-American brothers named Lincoln and Booth. Lincoln gets a job at an amusement park portraying Abraham Lincoln which requires him to wear whiteface and allow tourists to assassinate him. 36 more words