Dreamers In the Heartland

November 1, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Asterisks (*) designate pseudonyms. Portrait subjects photographed for this article were approached by Omaha Magazine independently from the research conducted by professor Thomas Sanchez. These current, former, and would-be DACA recipients consider Omaha to be […]

Omaha’s Salvation for Many

December 13, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders

The Salvation Army is certainly a legacy in Omaha, having started around 1912, two years before World War I began. The international organization was founded in London in 1865. Fast forward through a Great Depression, […]

How to Plan an American Motorcycle Adventure

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Recreation

In search of the perfect motorcycle ride, I have coordinated several epic trips with family and friends over recent decades. Our routes have ranged across the U.S., from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Pacific […]

Dec. 14-17 Weekend Entertainment Picks

December 12, 2017 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this weekly newsletter here. PICK OF THE WEEK: Thursday, Dec. 14:  It’s here – the time of year to celebrate all the good and hopefully drink enough to forget all the bad at Encounter’s year-end […]

DACA and Omaha Identity

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Online Exclusive

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 announcement to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, local Omaha DACA recipients, former DACA recipients, and applicants to DACA shared their stories with Omaha Magazine.   […]

The Pamphleteer

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Colleen Ramsey has always written what she knows: love, adoption, grief, and—more recently—aging. “I have to feel something,” Ramsey says. “I have to have some emotion connected with it.” At 85, Ramsey has self-published more […]

One Year, Big Life Changes

December 11, 2017 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home

After the honeymoon, married couples often ask themselves, “What were we thinking?” My clients Bryan and Revé Behrens can relate to the quandary from their newly remodeled home. Roughly two years ago, Revé contacted me. […]

Mantel Makeover

December 10, 2017 · Posted In: DIY Project, Omaha Home

There’s something inviting and whimsical about a fireplace—faux or real. I love the way it adds an artistic element to a wall. Even more, it’s a perfect fit for this holiday issue. Who doesn’t like […]

Shanketta Newsom’s National Poetry Slam Debut

December 9, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

When Shanketta Newsom describes the National Poetry Slam, she speaks of intense bouts in front of a panel of judges and a lively crowd. In my mind, her passionate description conveys a scene akin to […]

Quick and Easy

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Recipes

This chili is a perfect chilly day recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand for busy days. No worry about thawing chicken for this recipe. Simply open a few cans, add some spices, and within 20 […]

Ally In

Posted In: Education, Family Guide

Like many pre-teen girls, Ally Dworak loves animals. Unlike most 12 year olds, Ally doesn’t just think about animals. She raises them, studies them, and has made it her life’s mission to create a better […]