About the Cover

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha once featured a small Chinatown. Omaha Magazine imagines how the local Chinatown would look today if it hadn’t vanished. Senior Graphic Designer Derek Joy illustrated a Chinatown gate with Omaha’s iconic First National […]

2018 May/June Family & More

April 25, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Family & More, Omaha Magazine

Farmers Markets Gardening season is open in Omaha, and those desiring fresh produce will find plenty of options in the area, along with artisan cheeses, farm-raised meats, freshly baked breads, assorted treats, and craft items. […]

Art, Travel, and Adventure

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion

Like any good book (or, ahem, magazine), art has the power to transcend space and time. Artworks have been transporting viewers to far-off places and eras since the earliest days of cave paintings, through the […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Come May, it’s time to get your groove on again at Aksarben Village’s Stinson Park. That’s because Saturdays @ Stinson concerts return with perhaps the best lineup to date. The sounds begin May […]

In Good Company

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Theatre

In the immortal words of MC Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock, “It takes two to make a thing go right.” For Omaha’s Shelterbelt Theatre and SNAP! Productions, that wise 1980s musical maxim proves incredibly […]

Wanderings Of A Wordsmith

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Frank S. O’Neal published his first book of poetry in 2010 at age 62. In 2017, the Nebraska Arts Council exhibited his surrealist poetry video (a collaboration between the scribe and cinematographer Jason Fischer) for […]

Park East Neighborhood Rebrand

Posted In: Downtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

The Omaha neighborhood that’s not quite downtown and not quite Midtown has, for years, been hard to encapsulate. You could identify it as home to several historic early 20th century buildings, such as the Rose […]

Jennifer Castello

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Theatre

Thirty-year-old Jennifer Castello lives by a simple philosophy: “Art is power.” As a writer, educator, and actor, the Omaha native has tapped into all areas of her deep imagination to carve out her path. She […]

60Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Opinion

In this edition of 60PLUS in Omaha Magazine, we continue the issue’s adventure theme. For those who don’t know, I was married to Mr. Adventure—Raymond Lemke. He sometimes lived on the edge. Or he just flew […]

Skydiving With Family

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

I could die. Endless possibilities swirl along with the growling engine of the Cessna 182 wide-body airplane. At 6,000 feet and climbing, Kenneth “Sonny” Bader, 65, yawns. Plunging to the ground at a high velocity […]

Entryway

Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Opinion

Spring is in full swing and my thoughts turn to freshening up my home as I always do. After a long, dreary winter, I find myself wanting to breathe new life into familiar spaces. So […]


 
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