Changing Lives After a Life-Changer

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

She never imagined that checking a small box on a job application would have such a big impact. Jasmine L. Harris was trying to turn her life around from a couple of misdemeanors as a […]

Supporting Work

May 15, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

It’s easy for Dave Thrasher to walk a mile in the work boots of contractors his flourishing company helps. The president of Omaha-based Supportworks only needs to remember his childhood. “I grew up seeing how […]

Morgann Freeman

March 11, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Morgann Freeman vividly remembers the day she moved from being “the angry black girl” who got into many fights to the budding activist who believes she can battle societal ills better with her mind than […]

So Far to Go

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

At a mere 22 years old, he’s already one of Omaha’s most accomplished theatre talents, but Noah Diaz doesn’t have his sights set on a bigger stage. “Broadway or something else would be cool,” Diaz […]

In the Spotlight

November 24, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

There aren’t many actresses who could say they “sculpt faces” by day and shape the local theater scene by night. But that’s the story of leading lady Leanne Hill Carlson of Omaha, who has squeezed […]

The Bike Union

August 19, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Miah Sommer hopes his Bike Union venture will turn the tide for many Omaha-area youth. The Bike Union opens this summer as a full-service bike shop in a flying saucer-looking former bank building near 19th […]

He Ain’t Heavy

July 13, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article published in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. Chris and Lori Mathsen received a surprise phone call recently that reminded them why their planned one-year stay as live-in family teachers at Boys Town has stretched […]

Lights Up!

June 23, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

This article was printed in the May/June 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. Fonda…Brando…McGuire. The roster of famous actors who have graced the stage at the Omaha Community Playhouse during its 90-year run reads like a […]

Baking Up Smiles

May 6, 2015 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article appeared in the May/June 2015 issue of Omaha Magazine. Carolyn Hess can’t escape her labor of love as a volunteer baker. Even when she’s away from a group of Omaha women who bake […]