Nightlife review: Big Red has good food, good beer — much more than keno

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 23, 2019 Big Red Restaurant & Sports Bar Where: 8933 Andermatt Drive, Lincoln Hours: 11 a.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday Info: 402-405-0420 or bigredrestaurantandsportsbar.com *** I’ve been doing bar reviews for about… Continue reading Nightlife review: Big Red has good food, good beer — much more than keno

Nightlife review: Get out of your comfort zone at Lincoln’s Grata Bar & Lounge

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, Thursday, April 2, 2019 Grata Bar & Lounge Where: 6891 A St., Suite 108, Lincoln Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily Info: 402-261-3019 or gratabar.com *** Many visitors to Lincoln stick to the downtown, Haymarket and Railyard areas. Or, put another way, they stick to… Continue reading Nightlife review: Get out of your comfort zone at Lincoln’s Grata Bar & Lounge

Nightlife Review: Mckinney’s Irish Pub boasts more than 75 brews and four dozen Irish whiskeys

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, September 20, 2018 Mckinney’s Irish Pub Where: 151 North 8th St., Suite 140, Lincoln Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily Info: 402-477-0021 or mckinneyspublincoln.com *** The official start of fall is just around the corner, but we all know the important season change has already… Continue reading Nightlife Review: Mckinney’s Irish Pub boasts more than 75 brews and four dozen Irish whiskeys

Nightlife Review: The Other Room is a small, mysterious spot with old-fashioned vibes, high-class drinks

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, August 23, 2018 Where: 824 P. Street, Suite 300, Lincoln Hours: 5 p.m. to 1 p.m. daily Info: 402-261-4608 or http://www.facebook.com/theotherroomlincoln *** Like any good speakeasy, The Other Room is inconspicuous. It’s nestled in an alley in Lincoln’s Haymarket and, from the outside,… Continue reading Nightlife Review: The Other Room is a small, mysterious spot with old-fashioned vibes, high-class drinks

Nightlife review: This bar will satisfy your craft beer cravings

By Ashley Strehle Hartman/World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, July 26, 2018 The Happy Raven Craft Beer Bar Where: 122 N. 11th St., Lincoln Hours: 3 p.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday; 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday; 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. to midnight Sunday Info: 402-742-0004 or thehappyraven.com *** The Happy Raven… Continue reading Nightlife review: This bar will satisfy your craft beer cravings

Nightlife Review: The Starlite Lounge serves up cocktails and retro vibes

By Ashley Strehle Hartman/World-Herald Correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, May, 17, 2018 The Starlite Lounge Where: 247 N. Eighth St. Suite 101, Lincoln Hours: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday Info: 402-475-8822, ext. 3… Continue reading Nightlife Review: The Starlite Lounge serves up cocktails and retro vibes

Nightlife review: A great place to drink and linger; Once the backstage area of a theater, Barrymore’s shines

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, January 11, 2018 Where: 124 N. 13th St., Lincoln Hours: 3 p.m. to 1 a.m., Monday through Thursday; 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday; 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday; closed Sunday Info: 402-476-6540 or rococotheatre.com/barrymores * * * You enter Barrymore’s: The… Continue reading Nightlife review: A great place to drink and linger; Once the backstage area of a theater, Barrymore’s shines