Wednesday Apr 22 2009 comments Thunder Valley Casino and Lincoln Poetry Boxes By: by Karina Williams -A +A Poet, Carol Smiles, of Lincoln, stacks the Poetry Box at 931 First Street, with books of poems for the public to take and enjoy. Poet Evelyn Stecher of Lincoln, stands beside a poetry box in front of Wardrobe in Downtown Lincoln. Awful Annie?s manager, Bryan Baker, of Lincoln, shows Lincoln poets, Jack Fabian, left, and Alan Lowe, the poetry box where their poems are in the Awful Annie?s restaurant. Construction on the Thunder Valley Casino expansion began again last week. Construction on the Thunder Valley Casino Hotel, Multipurpose Room, and Garage expansion started up again last week.