An Omaha chamber of commerce group has made it their mission to make the riverfront a destination spot once again
Missouri River Commons is a new public-private initiative aimed at activating the Omaha-Council Bluffs riverfront.
Rachel Halbmaier has been named as the group's director..
Halbmaier is a former employee of the Lincoln Railyard area and a recent UNL grad.
The group will work with the Omaha and Council Bluffs parks departments to coordinate and expand activities.
They also hope to develop a major festival on the riverfront.