The Changing Face of Omaha

February 23, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

A lot can change in 35 years, even in Omaha, a town where some places look like a glacier flowed over 2 million years ago and only unfroze a few weeks ago. Of course, if […]

Entryway

Posted In: Home, Lifestyle, OmahaHome

Spring has officially sprung, and I am itching to spruce things up around my house—inside and out. In other words, spring cleaning. Washing the windows is typically the first item on the list, but this […]

Polka & Other Highlights

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

As always, 60Plus includes many good reads. A personal favorite of mine in this edition is the story on polka in Omaha. Many in Omaha will remember “Big Joe” Siedlik and his Big Joe Polka Show, […]

Negative Boogie with David Nance

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

“You gotta live your own authentic experience.” Omaha musician David Nance, 29, has identified that as a personal mantra. It certainly seems to be serving him well. His 2017 album Negative Boogie, released by Ba […]

Omaha’s Forgotten Chinatown

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Lion dancers leap into the air. Traditional Chinese instruments evoke tunes of a distant land. Dancing troupes perform in multi-colored costumes. There are even contemporary Chinese pop songs and, of course, plenty of Chinese food […]

Year of the Dog

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Bow. Wow. Holy cow. 2018 is a major milestone for Omaha Magazine. The current issue marks the first edition in our 36th volume—the completion of 35 years of local magazine publishing.  Publisher Todd Lemke started in […]

Christy Chan

February 22, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

This is the first in a series on artists in residency at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Christy Chan was at the tail end of her residency when we spoke; it started Sept. 20 and […]

Ways to Warm up your Weekend

Posted In: Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK—Saturday, Feb. 24: Yeah, baby. Feeling nostalgic for 1960s London? OK, probably not, but you should still experience Perfect Pour: A Craft Cocktail Competition at Slowdown, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Your favorite bartenders […]

Tribute to Eric Stoakes

February 21, 2018 · Posted In: Web Exclusive

Omaha’s journalistic and creative community is a poorer place without Eric Stoakes. We lost a beloved friend, an editor, our “Big Daddy” (as many knew him). His funeral took place on Thursday, Feb. 22, at […]

Omaha’s First Neighborhood (Forest Hill)

Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, South Omaha

Big pine and oak trees, patches of green space, historic mansions, and single-family homes (many of which were built in the late 1800s, not long after Omaha first became a city)—that’s what you’ll find in […]


 
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