Omaha Creative Institute

September 18, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

When Omaha Creative Institute (OCI) was founded in 2008, staff converted a used truck and horse trailer into a mobile art vehicle as a way to bring creativity to neighborhood festivals, parades, and other community […]

Emily Mwaja

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Emily Mwaja places her hands on the bar, making sure her grip was is right. She plants her feet. It’s time. Time to set a new world record. Lifts of  264 lbs…286…293…and, finally 301 lbs.  […]

What Happened to My Lincoln Logs?

September 17, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Education, Family, Publications

The interwebs tell me that the academic term I’ve been searching for is something called “structured block play.” You know, LEGOS, building blocks, and the like. My 5-year-old grandson, Easton, is particularly enthralled with structured […]

Die Geschichte von Omaha Bier

September 16, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Since 1587, when Virginia colonists first created ale using corn, beer has been a big part of American history. The first known brewery in the New World opened in 1612 in New Amsterdam (now New […]

Office Origins

September 15, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office, Publications

This article appears in the Fall 2015 issue of B2B. For all the time we spend in our office, very few of us are familiar with how that space came to be. You may actually […]

Manterior

September 11, 2015 · Posted In: DIY Project, Home, OmahaHome, Publications

This article appears in the Sept./Oct. issue of Omaha Home. On a small acreage nestled in the rolling sine-wave hills outside Springfield, Nebraska, Todd Middleton set the gold standard for the man cave. This husband and […]

Taco ’Bout Delicious

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

This article appears in the Sept./Oct. 2015 issue of Omaha Magazine. With mobile food trucks all the rage, Omaha’s lucky to have several standout vehicular victual ventures. While the origin of the food truck is […]

Laura Burhenn

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Online Exclusive

There’s a lyrical tradition that seems to stem from popular songs titled “Omaha.” It’s a tradition that often involves the personification of the flyover city as a dependable friend or even a former lover waiting […]

“Convoy” 40 Years Later

September 10, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Music, Publications

This article appears in the Sept./Oct. 2015 issue of 60-Plus. In the 1975 trucker song “Convoy,” a voice can be heard on a CB radio. “What’s your 20?” the voice asks, code for “what’s your location.” […]

Tim Christian

September 9, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

This article appears in the Sept./Oct. 2015 issue of Omaha Magazine. Nebraska lacks an infrastructure to support a film industry. Omaha Creighton Prep graduate Timothy Christian is trying to change that. After years away pursuing […]