Scott Blake

October 21, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Scott Blake looks giddy as he weaves between traffic on 72nd and Pacific streets. He holds a tattered and discolored “now hiring” sign covered by a piece of cardboard—which he calls his “security blanket”—and his […]


Doctor Blues


Cirque de Amateur

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

The term “amateur” gets a bad rap. While suggesting a lack of skill, the word actually comes from the Latin “amator” or “lover.” An amateur is someone who does what they do for the love […]


Feeding Frenzy

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles, Publications

The chatter among agents in the spacious, sunny work area of the NP Dodge Real Estate office in Elkhorn doesn’t focus on the global economy, the Brexit fallout, or what Janet Yellen and the Federal […]


DIY: Chew On This

Posted In: DIY Project, Family Guide, Home, Publications

These teething rings and strings are simple and beautiful with textures that are perfect for sore little gums. The wooden beads connect easily to any pacifier and shirt for easy access while you are running […]


Beep Beep

August 11, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, Publications

Beep Beep is no ordinary bus. It is a fully restored “sealing wax red” and white splitty Volkswagen (“splitty” refers to the two-panel windshield). The bus, named Beep Beep, was also its owner’s long-lost honeymoon […]


Kimberly Faith Hickman

October 24, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Kimberly Faith Hickman isn’t a Christmas Carol rookie. Before she took the reins as the Omaha Community Playhouse’s artistic director in June, she co-directed the Playhouse’s touring production of the 2015 show, and the year […]


The Faint

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Perhaps we’re spoiled in Omaha. While mainstream America suckles on pop-tart music offerings, we’ve grown fat on a steady diet of indie rock. For goodness sake, independent record label Saddle Creek Records is in our […]


Location Scout and Producer Jamie Vesay

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

When it comes to shooting video, Jamie Vesay of Omaha is a handler, facilitator, fixer, procurer, and—as his LinkedIn site puts it—“minutia wrangler” and “chaos killer.” He works on television commercials, music videos, and feature […]


Gold Standard

Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Magazine, Publications

The Nebraska/Iowa chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers’ mission is to communicate the impact of interior design to enhance the human experience as it relates to designed spaces. With that in mind, every […]


Emily Andersen & Geoff DeOld

Posted In: At Home, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

Emily Andersen and Geoff DeOld’s two-story storefront/residence on Vinton Street is an ongoing study in public and private space. The husband and wife duo of DeOld Andersen Architecture began their courtship in Nebraska while studying […]



Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

Ornate picture frames can be used for more than framing photos or prints; however, that wasn’t my original intention when I found the perfect frame at a thrift store last year. It contained a hideous […]


Mary Beth Harrold

Posted In: Before & After, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

For Mary Beth Harrold, “decking the halls” means something a tad more extravagant than outfitting a fir tree with antique Santa-themed artifacts. A long-time Papillion resident, Harrold has spent the last four decades doing what […]


Hunting Fall Oyster Mushrooms

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Home, Publications, Recipes, Uncategorized

Fall is the season when local woodland wanderers stock cellars with oyster mushrooms. These fungi are no secret to Nebraska mushroom hunters. The white-to-tan fan-shaped, or oyster-shell shaped, mushrooms sprout from the sides of trees […]


Ponca Hills

Posted In: Downtown, Home, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Publications

It’s a rural neighborhood with a small-town feel, full of rolling hills, large trees, wildlife, and huge plots of land. This same area is just minutes from downtown Omaha, which gives residents a short drive […]


Where Dignitaries Waited

Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Home, Publications

Out of the Douglas County Historical Society’s collection of 6 million artifacts and records, the biggest showcase is the General Crook House Museum. The Italianate-style brick home was built in 1878. Now located on Metropolitan […]