But only 100 entries are chosen for the Nebraska Artist Biennial at Gallery 1516.
Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy National Camera Day!
Relax, look straight ahead and say cheese for today’s news: Take a deep dive into systemic racism and resistance with NOISE Omaha, a Millard family remains dedicated to a zero-waste lifestyle in the face of neighbors who fear it will decrease property values, and the model for Apple’s Pride watch is a transgender woman of color from Omaha.
~ Harper’s Index Fact of The Day ~
- Percentage decrease in the projected number of U.S. births this year: 8
Source: Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland (College Park)
- A family in Millard takes pride in its zero-waste, sustainable lifestyle — despite neighbors who say it will decrease property values.
- Take a look back at NOISE Omaha‘s deep dive into systemic racism — and progress — in Omaha.
- As she recovers from 22 broken bones, the survivor of a hit-and-run on Farnam Street shares her story.
- A Midtown memorial garden breaks ground.
- Two 20-year-old entrepreneurs create a co-working space in west Omaha.
- The model for Apple’s Pride watch is Dominique Morgan, a transgender woman of color from Omaha. View photos from the shoot here.
- Nebraska’s COVID-19 state of emergency ends on Wednesday and Test Nebraska will come to a close in mid-July, but you’ll still be able to get a COVID-19 test after that time. Here’s how.
- A soon-to-be Olympian from Costa Rica signs with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s swim team.
- Lincoln selects its first female and openly gay police chief. Read about her in CBS San Francisco.
Follow Anton for Local Government News
Reporter Anton Johnson is sitting in on meetings of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and Omaha City Council today. Follow Anton at @AntonIsWriting for live tweets, and to catch up on important items from today’s agendas.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do
Ice Cream Shops
Nothing helps beat the hot weather like ice cream. La Michoacana is known for its ice cream variety, and there are two locations on 24th Street: 4924 S. 24th St. and 4002 S. 24th St. You can also visit Helados Santa Fe Ice Cream Shop (4807 S. 24th St.) to taste some favorite local flavors.
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