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Top 10 Tweets of 2017

In 2017, Downtown Lincoln continued a period of large growth; however, one thing remains constant: our connected community.  There were so many “tweetable” moments during the year, but the following garnered the most engagement from the Downtown Lincoln community making them the Top 10 Tweets of 2017:



10. (August 7, 2017) Select downtown storm drains received a colorful upgrade to promote awareness of storm water flowing into local waterways. #dtlnk 

(Context: The UpStream Art project was created by the Watershed Management Division of the Public Works and Utilities Department and used 10 artists to paint storm drains.)



9. (September 22, 2017) Nebraska is celebrating 150 years of statehood this afternoon on Centennial Mall. Visit here for more info:

(Context: Though Nebraska's official day of statehood is March 1, the celebration took place in mid-September. The day was filled with various activities stretching across Downtown and surrounding the capital building.)



8. (December 3, 2017) Railyard Holiday Movie Nights start this week. Catch "Elf" on Dec. 7 at 6:30 PM and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Dec. 14th at 6:30 PM. More info here:

(Context: The Railyard hosts seasonal movie nights throughout the year. The photo posted came from a showing of The Little Mermaid over the summer.)





7. (February 24, 2017) Aaaand we're back. #nebraska #LNK #DTLNK 

(Context: A snowfall arrived toward the end of February.)





6. (November 4, 2016) Archrival's perfect pop of color in the Haymarket. #dtlnk

(Context: The ad-agency Archrival commissioned two Portland-based artists to create a colorful mural on the side of their building.)



5. (October 18, 2017) The transition from green trees to autumn leaves. #dtlnk

(Context: During an unseasonably warm fall, the transition into changing leaves was slower than normal. This tree was caught during its transition)





4. (November 27, 2017) A 70 degree day in #dtlnk

(Context: A late-fall heat wave hit Lincoln after Thanksgiving, prompting afternoon strollers under sunny, blue skies.)




3. (March 1, 2017) 150 and still young #thegoodlife #NE150 #LNK #DTLNK

(Context: Nebraska celebrated its sesquicentennial this year. Statehood was granted on March 1, 1867.) 





2. (July 28, 2017) #BikeLNK Coming 2018!

(Context: Downtown's new bike share program was announced over the summer.)









1. (October 31, 2017) Downtown is wearing Winter for Halloween #LNK #SNOW

(Context: A surprise snow shower hit Lincoln on Halloween.)