The Hidden Menace of Elder Abuse

December 29, 2017 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

During Labor Day weekend in 2014, Jill Panzer and her youngest aunt set out for a seven-hour drive to Hemingford, Nebraska, to pick up Jill’s grandmother, Edna. The two were going under the guise that […]

Strong Medicine, Community Healing

Posted In: Giving, News, Omaha Magazine

“My grandmother—who was my first mentor, and I idolize her to this day—was a shaman,” says Donna Polk, a licensed mental health practitioner who has a Ph.D. in administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “I […]

Legendary Legacy

December 28, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places, Restaurants

Despite his retirement from a long, fruitful career in the restaurant business, Chuck Caniglia can still be found doing what he loves best. “You caught me with my hands full. I’m making homemade Venice Inn […]

Venezuelan Street Food

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

The most common misunderstanding new customers have when approaching El Arepón is that they’re going to walk away with a platter of tacos or some other Mexican fare. “South American food is not the same […]

High Fidelity Dreaming

Posted In: Business Profiles, Music, Omaha Magazine

When you talk with Kate Dussault, it’s obvious how important music is to her. “I can’t imagine a life without music,” Dussault says. “It’s where I learned a lot. It’s the focus of so many […]

What I Know For Sure

Posted In: History, Humor, Omaha Magazine

We all “know” things. I mean, we just believe this or are convinced of that, or we think another thing is probably true. But beyond all that, there are those things we simply “know.” They […]

Weiner, Weiner, Hot Dog Dinner

Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

A lot goes into the making of a hot dog. Even more goes into the making of a hot dog person. Tracie Mauk would know. She is a 35-year-old thespian and comedian (originally from Norfolk). She’s […]

Triple Threat Plus One

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

As I sit on the patio of Roast Coffeehouse in Aksarben Village watching people go by while waiting to meet the Clark triplets, it hits me that even though I’ve seen them play in bars […]

Transitorily Yours

Posted In: Encounter, Opinion

I’m going to get real vulnerable here: When it comes to millennial stereotypes, I can verifiably say that I fit within the “coddled” category. Even though I grew up in the context of a middle-class […]

Brand R/evolution

Posted In: Encounter, Style

In the fall of 2016, Hannah Nodskov was in her final semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, studying entrepreneurship and marketing. She was also having a “weird crisis,” as she calls it. Her […]


 
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