Depending on where you live, you may not be in walking distance of or have transportation to get to a grocery store that sells fresh fruit and vegetables, said Lisa Steinbach, a registered dietitian at OneWorld Community Health Centers.
Photo by Bridget Fogarty. Story by Karlha Velásquez Rivas. Published in El Perico, The Reader‘s bilingual (Spanish/English) sister publication.
Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy National Fashion Day!
Today’s news suggests dressing to the nines: An I-80 construction project kicks off, Nebraska sees its first solar battery power project, and the North 24th Street Business Improvement District and Omaha Police Department develop a safety and security plan that heightens police presence.
~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~
- Portion of emoji users who wish they had more options to reflect their personal appearance and identity: 3/5
- Who think emojis are an important tool for creating “unity, respect, and understanding”: 3/4
Source: Adobe (San Jose, CA)
- Today marks the first day of a construction project on I-80, slated to continue through November. Expect traffic around 84th Street; these are the recommended detour routes.
- OneWorld Community Health Centers seeks to vaccinate the South Omaha community.
- Revisit Installment III of NOISE Omaha‘s Black Women Business Owners series. The installment features North Omaha native Sharnelle Shelton’s Onyx Street Boutique — and her beloved “Audacious Women of Omaha” T-shirt.
- Following violence over the Fourth of July weekend, the North 24th Street Business Improvement District and Omaha Police Department put forth a safety and security plan, which includes an increased police presence in the area.
- Learn about the Blue Bucket Project on a mission to clean up Omaha.
- One person dies and another is seriously injured in a car crash on West Dodge Road.
- Check out Nebraska’s first solar battery power project, located in Burt County.
- Residents of Mead continue to battle the wide-ranging environmental and physical repercussions of the AltEn crisis.
- A Lincoln Fire & Rescue battalion chief opens up about assisting with recovery following the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
- The Missouri River Basin is experiencing one of its driest years ever, according to the Associated Press. This affects Nebraska.
- Child marriage is still legal in Nebraska. A Girl Scout from Aurora is determined to put a stop to that.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do
~ North O! Art & Events ~
- 3014 N. 24th St.
- (402) 320-4769
- Hours: Mon. – Sat. by appointment
Founded by local hip-hop artist and organizer Marcey Yates, the Culxr House is one of Omaha’s premier community centers and a home for artists of many disciplines. Keep up with everything happening at the Culxr House on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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