Salsa Sunday at Bancroft Street Market

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM, the Marketspace, outdoors at Bancroft Street Market will host Salsa Sunday.  Dance instructor Marty Hebert will teach a free hour long salsa dance lesson, followed by an hour long open dance.  Come learn to Salsa!

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…]

2017 South Tenth Street Walking Tour

Here is Bancroft Street Market’s 2017 Self Guided walking tour map.  The map is for walkers and cyclists to use in Omaha’s riverfront district between the Henry Doorly Zoo and the Durham Museum. The map features distances between attraction such as Lauritzen Gardens and Omaha’s finest doughnuts at Olsen’s Bake Shop. complete 10th Street Self Guided … [Read more…]

Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle Ride 2017

Each Saturday at 10:00 AM from May 6, 2017 to November 4, 2017, Bancroft Street Market leads the Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle ride.  This group ride tours historic South 10th Street in Omaha, as well as the Old Market, the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge, the Missouri River and Bayliss fountain in historic Council Bluffs, Iowa. Riders meet in the … [Read more…]