Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Like most teenagers, Ellie Morrison has made many new friends during her high school career. But what makes her experience unique is that, in addition to classmates and teachers, some of Ellie’s friends include emperor […]

Downsizing Home Cameos

Posted In: Omaha Home

When Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne prepares a film, he not only auditions actors but locations, too. The writer-director insists on actual locations whenever possible. When he films in his hometown of Omaha, he’s extra keen […]

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 […]

One Year, Big Life Changes

Posted In: Before & After, 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. […]

Skater Slant

Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

With his hair pulled back into a ponytail, a cigarette behind his ear, and a tattoo of his own design edging from the sleeve of his T-shirt, The up-and-coming videographer is measuring his rapid success […]

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 […]

Holiday Over the Old Market

Posted In: Omaha Home

Mary Jochim’s penthouse-level condominium in the A.K. Riley Building at 10th and Douglas streets boasts exceptional views of the Gene Leahy Mall and Old Market to the south and an unmatched eastern view of the […]

Shanketta Newsom’s National Poetry Slam Debut

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 […]

Skeet’s Barbecue

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

I was convinced that they were out of business. Skeet’s Barbecue’s small internet footprint consisted of several online reviews and an unofficial Facebook page for “Skeet’s Ribs and Chicken.” The listed phone number was disconnected, […]

Omaha’s Fire-Eating Santa

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Tom Plith—the jolly old man with the snowy white beard—can often be seen breathing fire for a mesmerized audience outside the Imaginarium downtown. During the holiday season, he can be found laughing with a herd […]


 
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