Omaha’s Saint: Father Flanagan and the Cause for Canonization

February 20, 2017 · Posted In: Family, Omaha Magazine, Religion

A small, framed black-and-white photo hangs on the living room wall of the Rev. Clifford Stevens’ modest apartment, located on the south campus of Omaha’s famous Village of Boys Town. It shows Monsignor Edward J. […]

Obviously Omaha

February 23, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

It’s not mere luck that Omaha was ranked third overall of the nation’s best cities for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations (according to wallethub.com in 2016). If there is one thing our city is known for, […]

Lenten Fish Fries

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Places

Lent in Omaha—a time of repentance and moderation for devout Catholics—is synonymous with crowded lines of happy, drunken people waiting for heaping piles of deep-fried fish. Parishioners and non-churchgoers alike rejoice with the approach of […]

Austin Ortega

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

How did a smallish soccer-playing Hispanic kid from sun-drenched Escondido, California, end up an ice hockey star in Nebraska? Although his profile does not fit the stereotypical hockey player, UNO Mavericks forward Austin Ortega has […]

Event Highlights: Come Party with Us!

Posted In: Uncategorized

Top Spot of the Week: Come join our staff, writers, and featured subjects as we celebrate the launch of our new March/April issue. There will be free magazines, food, and fun. Check out our Facebook […]

A Portrait of the Filmmaker as a Young Man

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Knights in shining armor go searching for a legendary spoon. That was the concept of Sam Senser’s entry to the Canadian-based 50-Hour Film Competition. The contest’s theme was “twisted fairytale,” and all entries had to […]

The Big Easy in the Big O

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

One of America’s great food cities, New Orleans, is steeped in history, culture, and fantastic flavors. From beignets to étouffée, the Southern city’s distinctive cuisine attracts food lovers worldwide. Perhaps the best way to satisfy […]

In Bloom

Posted In: Chefs, Nutrition, Omaha Magazine

Just as bright yellow dandelions emerge throughout the city in spring, Dandelion Pop-Up will re-emerge in the Greater Omaha Chamber Courtyard, adding a dash more culinary color to Omaha (at 13th and Harney streets). Dandelion […]

Orchestrated by God, Encouraged by Parents

Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

At his first public concert, a benefit for disabled children in Ecuador, Washington Garcia realized that he was put on Earth to serve others through music. “It was a revealing moment,” Garcia says. He was […]

Kevin Simonson

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Kevin Simonson of Omaha realizes he occupies an unlikely position as a leading chronicler of that dark jester of American letters, the late Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, a New Journalism exponent, gained a Grateful Dead-like […]

Destinations

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Horse stalls went bye-bye long ago. Now, Aksarben Village is losing car stalls, too. But that’s a good thing, as far as continued growth of the former horse-racing grounds goes. Dirt is overturned […]


 
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