The soft glow of a monitor reflects in their eyes as they flick the joystick back and forth. With each click, the iconic 8-bit character responds, climbing ladders and dodging barrels on a video game old enough to run for president.
Lincoln is home to dozens of growing startups all aiming to follow the success of stars like Hudl and Bulu Box. Here are four to keep an eye on:
It’s something of a truism that when a city’s population hits the 250,000 mark, it starts to be come a real city.
We asked readers about the best places in Lincoln to take visitors. The clear winner in our unscientific online poll: the Haymarket.
When the sports video company Hudl opened its new headquarters in the West Haymarket, it made a bold alteration to the city's skyline.
He likes his work, but Kendall Johnson wouldn't make a hobby of the truck and motorcycle parts that have moved along his line at Lincoln Industries the past 13 years.
Pershing Center held its last events -- the USA Roller Sports National Championships, a Goo Goo Dolls concert, roller derby -- in August 2014, a year after Pinnacle Bank Arena opened its doors.
The small-town skateboarder rides a tour bus now, living like the rock star he’s become to high school students across the country.
Think back to the old workplace water cooler. A place where co-workers once congregated to give pats on the back about landing that big, new account or making a tight deadline.
Gabby Ayala has been all over the state, growing up in the Sandhills, going to high school in Neligh, college in Hastings and then settling down in Lincoln. It was while she was in college that she got her first exposure to craft beer.
Does Lincoln have too much student housing? Downtown is booming: What's next? Urban Development Director Dave Landis talks Lincoln growth with business reporter Matt Olberding.
Omaha Sen. Brett Lindstrom had a gut feeling about the potential of Dave Rippe to lead Nebraska's Department of Economic Development.
Working with your mom might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but at Sutton Dermatology + Aesthetics, it’s a happy reality.
In the late '90s and early 2000s Southeast Community College instructor Rich Douglass mounted cameras to a kite and began photographing farmland. It’s a far cry from the drones of today, but that was the liftoff for the precision agriculture program at SCC.
It's pretty clear to anyone paying attention that the Lincoln economy has been almost fully recovered from the recession for some time.
When it comes to Lincoln and Nebraska’s place in today’s global marketplace, one thing is clear — the Good Life has a lot to offer.
Last year, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce marked new businesses, businesses with new owners, relocated businesses, renovated businesses, expanded businesses, business anniversaries, ground-breaking ceremonies and new chamber members with over 80 ribbon-cutting events.
Each year, as part of Directions, the Journal Star invites businesses and other offices celebrating an anniversary divisible by five this year to share their history with readers. Here are the submissions we received.
As part of Directions, the Journal Star invites readers to share honors businesses or employees received in 2017 as best of state, region or nation. Also included is a recap of the major awards presented by business organizations locally.
Flowers blooming from lamp posts in the spring, decorative stone walls and inviting walkways for pedestrians. This is developer Dick Campbell's dream neighborhood.
As Nebraska Innovation Campus was preparing to open a little more than three years ago, university and research park officials asked lawmakers and regents for patience.