A Perfect Match

August 28, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Downtown, Places, The Encounter

That imposing building with an iron front near 13th and Howard streets is actually made up of three buildings, each with an interesting history. The family-owned J.P. Cooke Co. is on its fourth generation and [...]


Back on Track

August 27, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, Omaha Magazine, Parenting

Tara Ziesel has often had to ask for time off from her job for emergency runs to her son’s preschools. Her boy, Caden, was, as she says, “a holy terror.” When frustrated or angry, he [...]


Molly Schuyler

August 26, 2014 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Molly Schuyler’s family often dined at the buffet where her dad strongly advised her and her three brothers they had better get his money’s worth. By now, the professional competitive eater has most certainly made [...]


TD Ameritrade

August 25, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office

Mike Burns cycles two miles every morning to his corporate job off the Papio Trail. The 51-year-old e-commerce director arrives by 8:15 a.m. (weather permitting).Then, he tucks his bike into an employee locker and heads upstairs. Thirteen hundred employees at TD Ameritrade’s new [...]


Overloaded Backpacks

Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

Overloaded backpacks cause stress on the spine and shoulders, resulting in muscle fatigue and strain, claims the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). In fact, the excessive weight in backpacks may cause a child to [...]


Island at the End of the Rainbow

August 24, 2014 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Decked out in a Hawaiian print shirt with a gleaming bald head and dyed red beard, Nils Anders Erickson squeezes through a narrow corridor wedged between piles of vintage music gear. Wood-framed speakers, guitars and [...]


Along for the Ride

August 23, 2014 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, Style

Michael Alley of Alley Poyner Maccietto Architecture often cycles to work. And wife Laura, who also works at the firm located in NoDo’s TipTop Building? She pedals on occasion as well. Here she’s just along [...]


Play Ball!

Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

The initial excitement of having a son or daughter play on their first sports team can sometimes be counterbalanced by concerns that a child may not be fully prepared to enjoy the experience. Dan Chipps, Creighton [...]


Pedal Power

August 22, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Fitness, Health, The Encounter

Looking for a new and convenient way to motor around the city, but without the motor? B-Cycle, the popular bike-sharing program that is an effort of Live Well Omaha, has recently added three new pop-up [...]


Don’t Try This At Home

August 21, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, Health, HerFamily

Better living through chemicals.” It was arguably the motto of a generation at the time DEET was first introduced to Americans in 1957. However, humans had figured out how to keep mosquitos and other pests [...]