The Pick of the Zip

June 19, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Omaha has been named one of America’s “Best Cities for Foodies,” yet we often find ourselves in a self-imposed rut by heading to the same diners for breakfast, the same cafes for lunch, and the […]

July/August 2018 Calendar of Events

June 22, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Omaha Magazine

Art & Museum Exhibits Patriotic Perches Through July 15 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. This collection of 51 handcrafted birdhouses by Richard Yost will educate visitors about state birds and flowers. Admission: $10 adults, […]

Be Your Own Pit Boss

June 21, 2018 · Posted In: DIY Project, OmahaHome

Growing up on a farm in northern Minnesota, barbecue enthusiast Gary Dunteman learned many skills. “When you’re a farm kid, you’ve got to be your own mechanic, you’ve got to be your own carpenter—you’ve got […]

Junk Jaunts and Jam Sessions

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Pick of the Week—Friday, June 22 to Sunday, June 24: This year’s Junkstock is going to be a little different. And a lot cooler. Junkstock: Underneath the Stars puts a new spin on the Junkstock […]

A Model for 
Remodeling

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Talk about adapting.  Since last August, the Minderman home (located west of 204th Street where Elkhorn meets horse country) has been in the throes of an overhaul. The scope of the project—from top to bottom, […]

Entryway

Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

July is always a busy time of year—full of activities, family reunions, picnics, baseball games, etc. And don’t forget barbecues!  This issue, I’m passing the DIY baton to another do-it-yourself guru. Gary Dunteman is a competitive […]

A Cathedral for Cooking

Posted In: Chefs, Home, OmahaHome

Most first-time attendees at Crème de la Crème instructional cooking events enter chef Paula Dreesen’s home as if they are crossing the threshold of a church. Perhaps overly aware of their guest status, they edge […]

A Real-Life Fairy Tale

Posted In: Before & After, OmahaHome

Once upon a time, in an outdated suburban kitchen, there was a newly empty-nester mother who dreamed of the most amazing La Cornue range with a large multifunction oven, seven unique cooking modes, and five […]

60Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Recipes

Since this is our food issue, I wanted to share a recipe that has been passed down through generations of my family. I remember Grandmother Johnson (my mother’s mother) coming for long summer and Christmastime […]

The Evolution of Omaha Farmers Market

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It’s 8:30 a.m. and shoppers are standing by the Ed Welchert Produce stall in Aksarben Village on any given Sunday in the summer. The Omaha Farmers Market won’t open for another 30 minutes, giving Donna […]

Whispering Roots Takes Root

Posted In: Giving, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

The Highlander Village on North 30th Street between Lake and Cuming is a dramatic new development meant to revitalize the depressed neighborhood surrounding it. The center of this community (planned by 75 North Revitalization Corp.) […]


 
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