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 […]

Campfire Stories

March 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

The Fisher Stars Constellations have fascinating histories, and different cultures have their own takes on the figures that can be seen in the stars. One of the more famous constellations is commonly known as the […]

Scouts of Honor

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, People

Lillian Henry heard something scratching on the rolled-down screen of her cabin door at Camp Catron. She cautiously peered out into the pitch black night.  Screech…screech. Lilly jumped when she saw glowing eyes. A lot […]

From the Editor

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Opinion

I recently picked up the book The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler. It is a book that starts at Boy Scout camp in the 1960s and follows the longtime friendship of two men who […]

Hey Parents-

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Parenting, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content was printed in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of Family Guide. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/fg_flipbook_0318/2 Summer slide may sound like an exciting activity, but in reality it’s no fun. The term refers to […]

FamilyGuide Cover Redesign

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Web Exclusive

The cover of the 2018 FamilyGuide summer camp edition was conceptualized as an image that would grab the attention of both parents and children using vibrant colors and a singular theme. This being summer camp, […]

Lending Book and a Helping Hand

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Giving, Young Hero

On a recent Monday evening, Omahan Kalli Pettit wheeled a squeaky book cart down a hospital hallway. A pair of teenagers jostled each other as they walked past. Kalli, not much older at age 18, […]

Passing On Education

Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

As a freshman at North High School, Elaundra Nichols knew she would someday go to college—she just wasn’t sure what that would look like or what it would take to get there. An excellent student […]

Kids Otter Know

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Health

Summer camps with swimming activities will certainly have safety practices in place, but parents should take steps ahead of time to help their children be safer in and around pools and lakes. According to Tracy […]

Seeking Counsel of the Wilderness in Summer

Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide, People

Spencer Hawkins has encountered bears 24 times in his life. One encounter happened when he woke up early to fish. Pausing to change his lure, he says, “something felt wrong. I turned over my shoulder, […]

It’s Not All About You, St. Pat!

March 15, 2018 · Posted In: Online Exclusive, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, March 16: A free performance of African Body, Soul, & MVMNT: A Window Into the Past is happening this Friday night at the Hi-Fi House. […]