Forever Heroes

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

When I first saw him, I had no plans to write a book about Nebraska’s World War II veterans. It was just a few days after Veterans Day in November 2015. I was in a […]

May 25-28 Weekend Picks

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Uncategorized, Weekend Picks

    PICK OF THE WEEK—Saturday, May 27: Benson’s annual Memorial Day Massive Block Party is back, and this time, you might just see Jesus. Space Jesus, that is. He’ll be performing at The Waiting Room’s […]

Omaha Trashion Week

May 24, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Models: Kim Darling and Alex Priest                             This art collaboration was printed in the May/June 2017 edition of Encounter.

Dream Team

Posted In: Encounter, People, South Omaha

There’s a dazzling, eye-catching photo that adorns the bare-bones brick wall inside the photography studio at 1820 Vinton St. A lovely girl sits in a deep-blue cloud of a dress, highlighted by silver accents. In […]

Spring Salvage

Posted In: DIY Project, Omaha Home

Using reclaimed wood is a hot trend in home décor. Unfortunately, not everyone has old wood lying around. You can search for old, discarded wood or reclaim it yourself from local structures, such as dilapidated […]

Omaha Magazine Helps Fight Deforestation

Posted In: Ethics, Publications

Did you know that Omaha Magazine Ltd. has joined an innovative program to help fight deforestation? The initiative, called Print Relief, plants the number of trees equal to our printing needs by calculating the trees consumed […]

Comic Relief

Posted In: Art, Encounter

Forget Batman and his gadgets, or Thor and his biceps. There’s a new hero on the block—“Oldguy,” a spandex-sporting, crime-fighting senior citizen who seeks out injustice equipped with his “denture grapple.” While Oldguy may have […]

We Can’t Drive 55

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

I have a little pinback button with a red flag emblazoned with the words “Safety First.” It was produced in 1915 by the Nebraska Safety League, which seems to have been one of a number […]

Who’d Love to Have an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile?

Posted In: Auto, B2B Magazine, Business

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is not your father’s muscle car of the 1960s. Don’t tell that to Ashley Eisert, a 2016 University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate who relishes her job driving and promoting one of the […]

The Closer

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The most nervous person on the field during David Gerber’s pitching debut for Creighton baseball in 2014 might have been his older brother, then senior outfielder Mike Gerber. The Bluejays were down 6-2 late in […]

Interview a Veteran

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

The Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand […]


 
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