The Cottages

July 23, 2014 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, Publications, South Omaha, The Encounter

When newly engaged Ryan Ratigan and fiancé Khilah Butler decided that their downtown apartment wasn’t cutting it any more, most might assume a move out west was in order.  Not for these two. Butler happened [...]


Get Organized Today

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Publications

Is there too much clutter in your office? Since an office space is a place where you usually spend the greater portion of your day, it’s important to make it as comfortable as possible. The [...]


Young Heroes

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Young Hero

It’s good exercise. You get to help people. You get to wear cool boots. And maybe best of all: You get to hang out with horses all day. But there’s one other advantage to volunteering [...]


Party of Six

July 22, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

You might think that Shauntel and Delon Tobin of Northwest Omaha live for Tuesday nights. It is the only night of the week that their dance card is not full with their children’s practices or [...]


Keeping the Pace

July 21, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health, Omaha Magazine, Publications

When not chasing after his 6-year-old pup named Lily, retired University of Nebraska-Omaha professor David Corbin is keeping things interesting. Following his 31 years teaching health education, Corbin has continued to maintain an active lifestyle [...]


A Tropical Paradise

July 20, 2014 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home

From the road, Roseanne and Mike Kielians’ house looks like a roof with no house under it. Just a roof. The houses to the left and right look like houses. But it appears as if [...]


Paws to Angels

July 19, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Family, HerFamily, Pets

Families dealing with the loss of a pet now have a helping hand—or paw or two—to turn to, in the form of Paws To Angels, the only full-service pet loss center in Nebraska. Owner Cherie [...]


Dairy Chef

Posted In: Business, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

It’s not yet noon on a recent Tuesday morning, but the parking lot at Dairy Chef in Elkhorn is already packed. Decked out in Elkhorn High School’s colors, the humble red and white shack is [...]


Just Beginning

July 18, 2014 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Publications, The Encounter

“Art is time,” observes artist Bill Hoover. “You need to take time and spend time thinking about it.” That’s why five years ago the painter decided to leave his job as a first-grade para-educator at [...]



July 17, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications

Over a year ago Omaha Publications Founder and Publisher Todd Lemke floated the notion of “B4B” by me: the idea that the relationship between businesses doing business with each other is markedly improved when it [...]