Engendering Identity

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

An often-marginalized demographic is finding its voice. Transgender people—estimated at one-fifth of one percent of the total U.S. population—have been thrust into the national spotlight amid the political firestorm following the introduction of North Carolina’s […]


Boys & Girls Club is Served by Girl Scouts

July 25, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

A group of sixth-grade girls sit around a table in the St. James/Seton Parish Hall. They are all members of Girl Scout Troop No. 44138.  Most of them have been friends and Girl Scout members […]


Colored Concrete

July 22, 2016 · Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

Taking on an outside project in the spring here in Nebraska can be tricky, but I was up for the challenge. In between all the rain and wind we had this spring, I finally found […]


Jenny Kruger

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

Midwestern farmland can be described in many ways. Paisley, however, is not a descriptor that normally comes to mind. Artist Jenny Kruger, however, often sees paisley on the farm—at least in paint. Her art consists […]


Colossal Heart & Soul

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

Josh Hoyer, 39, isn’t afraid to speak candidly. With a heavy touring schedule and family at home in Lincoln, the lead singer and keyboardist for Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal knows full well the sacrifices […]


The Soda Shop

July 21, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

Summertime. The perfect weather for cold sodas, smooth malted milkshakes, and double-dip cones. Remember visiting the soda fountain as a kid? Remember plunking coins in the jukebox and taking your date for one root beer […]


The Revenge of the Lawn

July 20, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Being a suburbanite—a classification that gnaws at the very fabric of my bohemian soul—I find myself more and more obsessed with the vegetation that surrounds my mid-century modern home. It is as if there is […]


His Own Idea of Classic

July 19, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders, Publications

“I was always a car fan,” says Mike Tushner, president of Telesystems LLC. “When my kids were little I fixed and sold cars several times.” Make that more than several. Between 1984 and 1988 he […]

Dr. Alecia Anderson holds a sign quoting Malcolm X with a group of sociology students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her wife.

Black Lives Matter

July 15, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, People, Web Exclusive

Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in Omaha on Thursday, July 14, to raise awareness about institutionalized racism. Alecia Anderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, attended last night’s Black Lives […]


Tiburon Ridge Landing Pad

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

You just have to figure out the flow of your family,” Gregg Hart says. “And I think you don’t know what you really need until you’ve lived in a few houses.” Gregg and wife Jennifer, […]


Sisterly Grub

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

Sisters Cafe is your typical small-town eatery—with a delightful globe-trotting twist. As diners approach the restaurant on historic downtown Plattsmouth’s Main Street, they’re greeted with whimsical signage featuring a pair of flitting butterflies, one decorated […]