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Lincoln, Nebraska was founded in 1856 as the village of Lancaster on the salt flats near Salt Creek. The town was renamed Lincoln in 1867 in honor of President Abraham Lincoln and became the state capital of Nebraska in 1869. Throughout its history, Lincoln has been known as a center for agriculture, education, and innovation. The city grew rapidly in the late 19th century with the arrival of the railroad and the establishment of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1869. The university has since become a major research institution and a driving force in the city’s economy. In the 20th century, Lincoln continued to thrive as a hub for industry and education, attracting residents from all over the country. Today, the city is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, as well as its strong community spirit and commitment to sustainability. Lincoln remains a dynamic city with a rich history and a bright future.

1- the top 10 industries that are hiring locally:

  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Government
  • Transportation

2- the top 10 recreational activities the area is known for:

  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Boating
  • Snowboarding
  • Rafting
  • Camping
  • Wine tasting

3- average low and high temperature for the month:

  • Low: 50°F
  • High: 75°F

4- average precipitation for the month:

  • 2.5 inches

5- elevation:

  • 5000 feet

6- average home price:

  • $350,000

7- average household income:

  • $70,000

8- the top 10 tourist points of interest:

  • National Park
  • Historic Downtown Area
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Museum of Art
  • Zoo
  • Waterfront Park
  • Observatory
  • Wineries
  • Mountain Resort
  • Amusement Park

The top 10 restaurants:

Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Contemporary American, Lincoln

Venue Restaurant & Lounge is a full-service restaurant in Lincoln, NE. They specialize in affordable quick-service lunches while presenting a fine dining Chef-inspired dinner service. The restaurant also offers catering and event services with a large variety of delicious items for any event. They have 5 private dining rooms, as well as two downtown ballrooms with the Jasmine Room and the Scottish Rite Ballroom.

DISH Restaurant

Contemporary American, Lincoln

DISH is an upscale New American restaurant in the heart of downtown Lincoln. They strive to provide an unmatched dining experience from start to finish. Their dedication to their guests shines through their fresh and diverse dining menu, creative, handcrafted cocktails, and professional and knowledgeable service staff.

Granite City Food & Brewery – Lincoln

American, Lincoln

Granite City Food & Brewery in Lincoln offers a broad menu of items that are prepared fresh daily and are served in generous portions at reasonable prices. The restaurant has a broad appeal to a wide range of guests and is a welcoming place for families, groups of friends, and business people.

The Oven – Downtown

Indian, Lincoln

The Oven – Downtown offers a wide variety of Indian dishes. The restaurant has received exceptional reviews and is a popular choice for those looking for Indian cuisine in Lincoln.

Blue Orchid Thai

Thai, Lincoln

Blue Orchid Thai is a high-ceilinged establishment with a patio & cocktails serving classic eats & vegetarian options. The restaurant has received great reviews and is known for its delicious Thai cuisine.

HopCat – Lincoln

American, Lincoln

HopCat was founded on the principles of bringing local craft beer a bit closer to the communities they love. The restaurant offers craft beer and great food in a vibrant atmosphere for an inclusive, unforgettable experience.

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