The Pick of the Zip

June 29, 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 […]

The Ham Ma’am

July 20, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

For Ella Weber, her career as a professional artist began where all the greats get their start—bathing in a tub filled with 40 gallons of sprinkles.  After working in a frozen yogurt shop, she was […]

It’s a Hullabaloo of a Weekend

July 19, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, July 21: The Native Americans of Pine Ridge face many challenges and struggles every day. This Sunday, you can help them out and maybe learn a […]

We All Scream for Ice Cream

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places, Restaurants

Growing up in the second half of an earlier millennia, the lilting jingle-jangle chimes of an ice cream truck was my soundtrack to summer. The common Fudgsicle had the power to induce a Pavlovian response […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Be Your Own Pit Boss

July 17, 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 […]

Daylight Factory

July 16, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, In the Office

Daylight may be the most prominent feature of the Rail and Commerce Building at 10th and Mason streets. The banks of windows on every floor—including the lower level—were designed in the style of a “daylight […]

Virtually Necessary

July 15, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Virtual reality has worked its way into daily life at some Omaha-area architecture/engineering firms. Also known as VR, virtual reality is a computer-generated reality viewed through a headset that situates small video screens about an […]

Ironman Chef Paul Braunschweiler

July 13, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Chef Paul Braunschweiler of Brushi started cooking when he was 6 years old, living in Switzerland with his family.  Although Braunschweiler claims he wasn’t “sporty” growing up, he did enjoy participating in track up until […]

Big Daddy

July 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, People

Regular readers of Encounter may wonder what’s going on here. We don’t really do an editor’s letter in this publication. We like to let the stories, artwork, and photography speak for themselves and leave the […]

Comics, Culture, and Corgis

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15: There’s O! so much going on at O Comic Con this year that we couldn’t possibly fit it all […]


 
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