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Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

B-cycle Expands

B-cycle completes first round of expansion

Heartland B-cycle has completed the first phase of their planned 20 station expansion adding 15 stations to the metro area, becoming the 2nd operating multi-state bike sharing system in the United States.

Stations were installed in both Council Bluffs and Omaha in November. Despite the frigid weather several new stations saw users taking trips much to the delight of many long time funders and supporters including the National Park Service. » Read more..

Holiday Lights Spectacular at Midtown Crossing

A sight and sound experience the likes of which Omaha has never seen before, the Holiday Lights Spectacular promises an enthusiastic, choreographed Midtown Crossing Logoblend of light and seasonal music projected onto the Turner Park side of Midtown Crossing’s condominium buildings. The show will run approx. 20-minutes nightly – Saturday, Nov. 22 through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 – starting at 7 p.m. » Read more..

Second Annual Freezin’ for a Reason December 6th

Second annual Freezin’ for a Reason to be held at UNMC Dec. 6

 UNMC ice skating event to support Ronald McDonald House

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha will host Freezin’ for a Reason, a charity ice skating event to support families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. » Read more..

UNMC Studying New Drug for People with Mild-to-Moderate Alzeheimer’s Disease

One of 50 U.S. centers participating in NOBLE Study

 The University of Nebraska Medical Center is participating in a new, national, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine when taken by people with mild-to-moderate AD who are already being treated with donepezil (Aricept). » Read more..

The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station: A Sweet Tradition

Come celebrate “a sweet tradition” with the whole family, November 28, 2014-January 4, 2015, during Christmas at Union Station! » Read more..

Midtown Crossing Presents Region’s Exclusive Holiday Lights Spectacular

Midtown Crossing is thrilled to ignite the holiday season with the region’s newest highlight – the Holiday Lights Spectacular in conjunction with Miracle at Midtown, the development’s season-long celebration of togetherness and good cheer. » Read more..