Lauren Garrison

December 11, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Demand for haircuts begins early in Omaha’s up-and-coming Blackstone District. It’s 10 a.m. on a Wednesday, and customers have already begun queuing inside the Surly Chap’s renovated storefront near the intersection of 40th and Farnam […]

Last Ride

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Neighborhoods, People, Publications

Omaha Police Department Officer Greg Hansen has seen the worst humanity offers. He witnessed the aftermath of the Von Maur shootings. He has taken down drug addicts so high they were impervious to pain. He […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

December 10, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be both physically and emotionally demanding. “As the disease progresses, the amount of care the Alzheimer’s patient requires rises dramatically, as does the toll it takes […]

His Little Corner of the Sky

December 9, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Omaha Police Department gang intervention specialist Alberto “Beto” Gonzales grew up in a South Omaha “monster barrio” as an outsider fresh from the Texas-Mexican border. Working out of the South Omaha Precinct and South Omaha […]

Productive Unproductivity

December 8, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office, Publications

Walking into Omaha strategy, branding, and design company Grain & Mortar is akin to visiting a friend’s condo. “We wanted it to feel like home,” says Kristin DeKay, who co-owns Grain & Mortar with her […]

Forest Friends

December 7, 2015 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, HerFamily, Publications

Since my husband and I found out that we are expecting, my mind has been on all things baby. With the holiday season in full swing, I love seeing rustic woodland decorations adorning stores, homes, […]

From London to Calcutta to Morocco

December 6, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

This 9,000-square-foot home was designed from the ground up. Working as a team the designer, architect, builder, and homeowner carefully considered all aspects and details of the home to create a classic, contemporary design. The […]

La Dolce Vita

Joshua Norton

December 4, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

When you are a master serigrapher, making a good impression counts. An affable local artist named Joshua Norton does that. Talking about his work, it’s clear that what he loves is the democratic, even plebeian, […]

Get Lost

Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

We pause now for a moment of silence in memory of the plethora, the genus, phylum, and species of old jokes japing the male’s propensity to stubbornly refuse to ask for help on the way to […]