Forever Heroes

April 21, 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 […]

Celebrating Omaha’s World War II Veterans

April 25, 2017 · Posted In: History, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

As a kid, my grandfather’s World War II experiences were the stuff of legend. Army private first-class Robert Wesley Meigs fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He crossed the Remagen Bridge and survived a […]

Remembering the Battle of the Bulge

Posted In: History, Lifestyle

The following interview presents my grandfather’s recollections of World War II. A transcript of the interview, conducted in May 2005, is collected by the Library of Congress American Folklife Center’s Veterans History Project (memory.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/loc.natlib.afc2001001.52021). Omaha […]

Weekend Event Picks

Posted In: Uncategorized

PICK OF THE WEEK—FRIDAY, APRIL 28: Having come up with the group Hot Boys, alongside superstar Lil Wayne, New Orleans chart-topping rapper Juvenile is a Southern hip-hop veteran. Terius Gray, aka Juvenile, was one of the […]

Java Journey

April 21, 2017 · Posted In: Coffee & Tea, Encounter, Food & Drink

Like many who guzzle black gold, Sagar Gurung started downing coffee purely for utilitarian reasons. The taste—he could have done without. “I started for the caffeine,” Gurung says. “When I took that first sip, I […]

Jeri Schlickbernd

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appears in the Winter 2017 edition of B2B. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/b2b_0217_125/56 Jeri Schlickbernd enjoys working with all of her clients. But she especially enjoys time spent with female clientele. “Our female […]

What a Load of Garbage

April 20, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine

When you hear the words “garbage collection,” you might think of a truck rolling into the neighborhood and a couple of guys hopping off to pick up your waiting bin(s). It turns out that the […]

This Weekend’s Entertainment Picks

April 19, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Web Exclusive

PICK OF THE WEEK—FRIDAY, APRIL 21: International Acoustic Music Award (IAMA) runner up Clark & Company will release its third album, Josephine Had a Dream, Friday at Reverb Lounge (6121 Military Ave.). The band’s songwriter Sophie […]

Broom Man

April 18, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Sculptor John Lajba has made a name for himself by documenting Omaha’s most iconic figures. His subjects range from joyous to somber. One of his bronzes, The Road To Omaha, is a familiar image broadcast […]

Drunk on a Truth Binge

Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

What does a medieval murder have to do with your television viewing habits? How could a bit of historical treachery lead to a description of your propensity for watching endless hours of Netflix, abandoning family […]


 
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