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Omaha Speeds Up with Rapid Transit, but the City Has a Long Way to Go

Access to good jobs, entertainment and other aspects of city life depends on a good transit system. Though Omaha’s made improvements, many residents say it’s far from perfect.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Tap Dance Day!

Put on your dancing shoes and groove to today’s news: Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says residents are fed up with protesters’ “hateful and divisive acts,” Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoes increased food assistance, and summer activities return with 21-and-older events at the zoo and College World Series tickets going on sale June 7.

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Dining After Dark in Omaha

Ika Ramen & Izakaya

With one location downtown (aka Ika San) and one in Benson (aka Ika Benson), Ika Ramen & Izakaya hardly needs an introduction to those familiar with the local nightlife. Ika has essentially changed the palettes of many late-night food lovers and pub-goers as Omaha’s first ramen-devoted establishment.

And with another location on the way, rumored to be opening in Papillion this year, Ika Ramen no doubt will stick to it tried-and-true recipe for success. The city’s love for late-night ramen and sushi was too great to ignore.

After all, an izakaya is Japan’s artful version of the pub – intimate and cozy, with plenty of reasons to stay, eat and drink. Omaha’s Ika Ramen, open especially late on Fridays and Saturdays (until 2 a.m.), offers an essential and championed take on such iconic establishments.

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