Tips for shopping in Lincoln
Originally known as Lancaster, the city of Lincoln is the state capital and second largest city in Nebraska behind Omaha. It was renamed in 1867 following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The city boasts a relatively diverse economy; incorporating service, banking, healthcare, education and insurance. Popular sites include the Nebraska State Capitol building, while the Pershing Auditorium and Lied Center host live music and Broadway shows respectively. There are well over 100 parks scattered throughout the city, and independent, foreign films can be seen at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Furthermore, there is no shortage of retailers for residents and visitors to spend their hard-earned cash. Gateway Mall is situated in the heart of the city, and contains such popular retailers as Dillards, JCPenney, Zales, Victoria's Secret and Applebee's, while SouthPointe Pavilions, located slightly further afield, houses a Gap, Barnes & Noble, Chicos, and many more.