Home Is Where the Oven Is

July 18, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome

When Nicola Shartrand decides to spend a lazy summer morning with her two young children in their home near Lake Manawa, odds favor the happy trio baking sheets of cookies before noon in their newly […]

Long Live the Reuben

July 16, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Like a typical Midwestern child, Christian Mackevicius grew up outdoors. He was a daredevil with the skateboard, a leader in sports like football, and a patient angler and golfer. However, his childhood was different in […]

Weird Is Good

July 14, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People

Since transplanting from Pennsylvania nearly a decade ago, Christopher Vaughn Couse has made the observation that Omaha is downright weird—but in a good way. From the hipster-laden streets of Benson to the apex of West […]

Commercial Flooring Systems, Inc.

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business Profiles, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appears in the Summer 2017 edition of B2B. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/b2b_0817_125/1?e=1413765/50121072   When Commercial Flooring Systems Business Development and Project Manager James Vanhauer Jr. describes the company as having a “family […]

Destinations

July 13, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

This article appears in the July/August 2017 edition of Encounter. AKSARBEN VILLAGE Like music? Of course you do—you’re cool. That’s why you’ll want to boogie woogie to Aksarben Village (67th and Center streets) for the […]

July 14-16 Weekend Picks

July 12, 2017 · Posted In: Uncategorized, Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK— Friday, July 14: Start your weekend off with a free concert at the Bob Kerrey Bridge for a Bridge Beats presentation. You can listen to Omaha’s No. 1 cover band, Secret […]

Omaha by Design

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders, Neighborhoods

When a new West Omaha Wal-Mart was being proposed in 2000, Connie Spellman remembers, someone questioned the difference between its uninspired, big-box design and a Wal-Mart with gabled parapets, lots of windows, and other visual […]

Her Fountain of Youth

July 11, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Few visitors who sneak a peak at Betty Davis’ treasure trove of soda fountain collectibles can appreciate their impact on generations of Americans who grew up before the 1950s. The ice cream molds, dippers, five-headed […]

Vintage Charm Restored

July 10, 2017 · Posted In: DIY Project, OmahaHome

As the saying goes, one woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure. Last year, I struck gold with two vintage chairs that I uncovered during a thrifting trip. The find just goes to show how little […]

Obviously Omaha

July 9, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

For many food lovers, there’s nothing like a good steak. A steak with plentiful marbling and a ton of flavor. A steak perfectly cooked with a seared crust and tender, juicy center. While local gourmets […]