Downtown Kearney is always happy to partner with the University of Nebraska at Kearney and their Student & Family Transitions Department for their annual Destination Downtown event. From burgers being served by Cunningham’s very own Yousef Ghamedi to shopping and then a Lemon Fresh Day concert, it’s always a good time. Read more about the[…]
The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce’s Senior Coalition committee members enjoyed learning about what is new in Downtown Kearney and then a tour of The World Theatre from House Manager Taylor Moore this morning. While they learned a lot, we could all learn much more from them. Their stories from days of yesteryear are awesome![…]
Welcome back, Lopers! Downtown Kearney, its board and its merchants hope you have a great year and we’re all excited for our partnership with UNK Student & Family Transitions to host Destination Downtown this Thursday. Be sure to stop by this mural for a photo op.
Let’s help our neighbors in need and keep this Kearney Little Free Pantry in Downtown Kearney stocked one donation at a time! This pantry is in the alley east of 24 Hour Tees located at 110 W. 24th Street.
Photo courtesy of Union Pacific Railroad. OMAHA — Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during World War II, has embarked on a 10-state tour with stops planned Sunday in five Nebraska communities, including Kearney. Big Boy will leave its home base[…]
While Small Cakes is not new to the Kearney community, they are new to Downtown Kearney and we are happy to have them. Their Chamber ribbon cutting was this afternoon. Many gathered for the celebration to welcome them, check out their newly renovated space and enjoy a mini cupcake. If you missed, don’t worry! You[…]
Mike Konz, Kearney Hub KEARNEY — TRU Cafe has announced it will be permanently closing on Friday. When Bert and Marc Loescher opened the restaurant at 2100 Central Ave. 13 years ago, they introduced diners to a menu with international flare spiced with local and regional entertainment in the evenings. TRU Cafe also was the[…]
Mike Konz, Kearney Hub KEARNEY — For some apartment dwellers who don’t own cars or want to leave them parked, the arrival of Bird Scooters is like a dream come true. “A lot of people who don’t have cars really like them,” said Trevor Sterkel, the division manager for Kearney’s Bird Scooter vendor. Sterkel said[…]
Downtown Kearney’s first-ever Boutique Week is Monday, August 2nd through Saturday, August 7th. This week will feature the boutiques in the historic district and what all they have to offer. We invite you to follow along and play Boutique Bingo for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree. Bingo cards can be picked up[…]
Summer Sidewalk Sales are always a big hit in historic Downtown Kearney even when it’s super hot like it was this year. Whether retailers withstand the heat and set up outside or keep everything inside, good deals are always found.