Dropping Bombs

August 9, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

Suzanne Withem has to size you up before she decides how to tell you the name of her next play. After all, you don’t drop an F-bomb on just anybody. Withem has spent the better part […]

Encounter Destinations

July 13, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

This article appears in the July/August 2017 edition of Encounter. AKSARBEN VILLAGE Like music? Of course you do—you’re cool. That’s why you’ll want to boogie woogie to Aksarben Village (67th and Center streets) for the […]

Destinations

May 5, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Every spring, everyone in Aksarben Village gets a spring in their step. No wonder, given all the walks and runs that take place there in spring and summer. Beginning in May that includes […]

Java Journey

April 28, 2017 · Posted In: Coffee & Tea, Encounter, Food & Drink

Like many who guzzle black gold, Sagar Gurung started downing coffee purely for utilitarian reasons. The taste—he could have done without. “I started for the caffeine,” Gurung says. “When I took that first sip, I […]

Mob Wild

March 2, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter

When Mayor Jean Stothert faces Nebraska State Senator Heath Mello and any other challengers in the upcoming mayoral election, no one is expecting any donnybrooks, free-for-alls, fracas, or melees. Thank goodness. The most violent city politics […]

Destinations

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Horse stalls went bye-bye long ago. Now, Aksarben Village is losing car stalls, too. But that’s a good thing, as far as continued growth of the former horse-racing grounds goes. Dirt is overturned […]

Duck Call

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

To hear Omahan Dennis Schuett tell it, he has launched a new product that really is … all it’s quacked up to be. It’s actually an old product—duck fat. The French have used the versatile, […]

Terence Herrick

October 2, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Growing up, Terence Herrick figured he could make a difference in the world with a badge and a gun. Turns out he might do the most good with a microphone and podcast. A one-time police […]

Junk Bonds

August 2, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

It doesn’t take long to discover some dirty business in Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov’s past—and that’s a good thing. More than a century ago, Polikov’s paternal grandfather, Benjamin, left a small village outside Kiev, […]

Finally—A Final Resting Place for Veterans

May 25, 2016 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Publications

It’s a long way from the early days of post-communist Ukraine to the silent, rolling hills of Sarpy County. Today, Cindy Van Bibber is back in her native state, creating the Omaha National Cemetery southeast […]


 
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