January 27: “Urbanized”

January 27 “Urbanized” Filmstreams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. Showtimes through February 2nd http://filmstreams.org The majority of the world population resides in urban areas, with a projected 75% more headed towards city zip codes in the next 50 years. The delicate balance between providing enough services to accommodate more residents, however, remains a highly controversial and […]

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January 27

Filmstreams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. Showtimes through February 2nd http://filmstreams.org The majority of the world population resides in urban areas, with a projected 75% more headed towards city zip codes in the next 50 years. The delicate balance between providing enough services to accommodate more residents, however, remains a highly controversial and much needed discussion […]

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Summit Helps Omaha Take an Extra Step in Active Transportation Planning

“Forty-two years ago America put a man on the moon, making transportation history. But at that time, Neil Armstrong could not walk safely to work.” Jim Oberstar, former Minnesota congressman and keynote speaker at the 2011 Heartland Active Transportation Summit, set the stage for the importance of safe modes of alternative transportation in front of […]

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Cultivating a Way of Life

Just as I sat down with Jeanine Dickes, director of the City Sprouts community garden, her rooster crowed, signaling the beginning of my interview with the passionate individuals behind the project. The garden, situated in the Orchard Hill neighborhood, nourishes and educates hundreds of North Omaha residents from different ethnic groups and backgrounds. For refugees […]

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