The Pick of the Zip

June 29, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Omaha has been named one of America’s “Best Cities for Foodies,” yet we often find ourselves in a self-imposed rut by heading to the same diners for breakfast, the same cafes for lunch, and the […]

Lending Book and a Helping Hand

June 28, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Giving, Young Hero

On a recent Monday evening, Omahan Kalli Pettit wheeled a squeaky book cart down a hospital hallway. A pair of teenagers jostled each other as they walked past. Kalli, not much older at age 18, […]

Pride in Omaha, America, and Yes, Even Canada

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, June 30: It’s Pride weekend in Omaha and there’s plenty going on. This year’s Heartland Pride Festival is at Baxter Arena, with the parade happening […]

Todd “Fox” Hansen

June 27, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Todd “Fox” Hansen looks like a guy you’d see hiking up a mountain, followed by his loyal dog pack, maybe carrying a whittled, wooden staff and helping out lost, less fortunate hikers. In reality, he […]

Living Room Staging

June 26, 2018 · Posted In: Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Staging can turn a house into a home. It all starts with first impressions. “Staging” is a real estate industry term that means preparing a home for viewings (in-person) and photography (for online for-sale listings). […]

Choo-Choo-Choosey Sushi

June 25, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Who needs a menu with pictures when the actual dishes are floating past your table on a carousel conveyor belt? Yamato Sushi Train & Grill leaves little to the imagination with Omaha’s only sushi train. […]

Goodbye, Gene Leahy Mall

June 24, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Downtown

It’s the end of the Gene Leahy Mall as we know it. And Omaha civic leaders feel fine, apparently. Representatives of Mayor Jean Stothert’s office and the Missouri Riverfront Revitalization Project declined to comment on […]

July/August 2018 Calendar of Events

June 22, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Omaha Magazine

Art & Museum Exhibits Patriotic Perches Through July 15 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. This collection of 51 handcrafted birdhouses by Richard Yost will educate visitors about state birds and flowers. Admission: $10 adults, […]

Junk Jaunts and Jam Sessions

June 21, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Pick of the Week—Friday, June 22 to Sunday, June 24: This year’s Junkstock is going to be a little different. And a lot cooler. Junkstock: Underneath the Stars puts a new spin on the Junkstock […]

Entryway

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

July is always a busy time of year—full of activities, family reunions, picnics, baseball games, etc. And don’t forget barbecues!  This issue, I’m passing the DIY baton to another do-it-yourself guru. Gary Dunteman is a competitive […]