06/16/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Centering Equity in the Arts

Local activists, artists and community organizers lead the charge for
a less whitewashed, more inclusive Omaha arts and culture scene.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Fudge Day!

The perfect recipe for Hump Day? Fudge and today’s news: UNO helps the Biden administration establish a strategy to fight domestic terrorism, the Joslyn Art Museum unveils a new exhibit, and plans for an accessible playground at Zorinsky Lake are on the horizon.

~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~

  1. Percentage of Swiss voters who supported a March initiative to ban women from wearing niqabs or burqas in public: 51.
  2. Estimated number of Swiss women who wear niqabs: 30.
  3. Estimated number of Swiss women who wear burqas: 0.

Source: 1. Swiss Federal Chancellery (Bern); 2 & 3. Andreas Tunger-Zanetti, University of Lucerne (Switzerland)

Around Omaha

Around Nebraska

This Week in Your Local Government

The Douglas County health director reports a stagnant pandemic recovery, and the Omaha City Council delays a vote on city park rules.

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Omaha City Council meet separately Tuesday to discuss the Douglas County Department of Corrections resuming services for incarcerated people, the state of the pandemic, $6.2 million in tax-increment financing in Blackstone and a controversial new city park rule change. Click here to read more.

Reed Moore’s Things To Do

Find more on our Things To Do page.

Discover South O!
~ History ~

South Omaha Branch Post Office
4730 S. 24th St.
(800) 275-8777

If you love architecture, the post office building is a must-see South Omaha attraction. The post office was built in 1899 and features a Classical Revival front with giant columns and Roman Corinthian capitals. Inside, the lead glass windows are beautifully maintained.

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