Omaha Riverfront Redevelopment 2018

Philanthropic Omaha citizens have been advocating for a redeveloped Omaha riverfront district on the Missouri River.  The current concept that has been shown to the public centers on changes in the vicinity of the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge and the Central Park Mall.  The imagined design would encourage amenities that would attract pedestrians and residents. … [Read more…]

Omaha Street Car Route

Recently, Omaha Modern Streetcar Advocates has advocated for a “rail in the ground” streetcar route that would connect 42nd and Farnam Street to the Century Link arena, convention center and TD Ameritrade baseball park. This proposed route lacks a unified purpose.  While the arena, ball park and convention center are fun destinations for residents and visitors, the medical center and Mutual of … [Read more…]

Handmade Omaha November 2017

Bancroft Street Market welcomes Handmade Omaha on the weekend after Thanksgiving, Saturday and Sunday, November 25th and 26th 2017 for its semi-annual arts and craft show and sale.  Outside, there will be the  Fauxmaha Dogs and Tap Dancers Coffee trucks as well as games.  The craft show will be inside. Bancroft Street Market has a small parking lot.  … [Read more…]

Poinsettia Window Mural 2017

In celebration of the holiday season, Bancroft Street Market features its 2017 window mural.   The first lighting will take place on Thanksgiving evening, November 23, 2017.  The mural, featuring poinsettias is illuminated every evening until midnight.  The mural was painted by Rosa Chaidez, JJ Johnson, Justin Milani and M.A.H Prentice.

Moon Shine Rhythm Club to perform

Moon Shine Rhythm Club a swing band from Nashville will perform in the outdoor festival area of Bancroft Street Market at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017. http://moonshinerhythmclub.com/

Harvest Festival 2017

Join Bancroft Street Market for an afternoon of enjoyment on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from noon to 4PM. Outdoors we will have the chalk artists and music.  Booths will feature vegan cooking ideas. The event is free.

Italian Renaissance Art Festival September 16th, 2017

Bancroft Street Market presents its first Italian Renaissance Art Festival on Saturday September 16th, 2017 from 10AM to 8PM.   Outside, in the Festival area, Madonanari painters will recreate several famous art works from the Italian Renaissance period, in chalk, on the pavement.  Chalking will begin at 10: 00 AM Indoors, at 2:00 PM,  The Canterbury Singers, madrigal … [Read more…]