Unblemished Beauty

January 22, 2016 · Posted In: Midtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, Publications

In this continuing series of exploring architectural styles, we’ve covered such diverse genres as Jacobethan Revival, Art Deco, and Victorian, but deciding what the heck to call a home has never been much of an […]

Rock & Roll Family

December 30, 2015 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Style

Were earplugs on the baby gift registry when Townes Norman was in the womb? Here he is with parents Andrew and Angie, co-founders of Hear Nebraska, the cultural nonprofit organization that cultivates Nebraska’s vibrant music […]

Forever and Always

December 22, 2015 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Style

Since 1968, one of the advertising world’s most famous campaigns has posed the simple question “What Becomes a Legend Most?” Generations of iconic women from Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn, and Brigitte Bardot to Elizabeth Hurley, […]

Taking Off the Training Wheels

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

The old adage about never forgetting after learning how to ride a bike is pure hokum, and this grandpa is living proof. On a camping trip this fall with grandsons Barrett (4) and Easton (5), […]

Symone Sanders’ Iowa Odyssey

December 18, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Symone Sanders’ childhood dream never came true. As a young girl Sanders created an alter ego, that of an intrepid news professional she named Donna Burns. She would grab a spoon as a microphone and […]

Old in Omaha

November 24, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

The long-gone Omaha of an earlier millennia is loaded with memories. And sideburns. And Easy Bake Ovens. It was a time when no presidential campaign would be complete without Paul Lynde making a valiant run […]

The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

November 5, 2015 · Posted In: Before & After, Home, OmahaHome, Publications

The first thing you notice when entering the Metcalfe Park-area home of Andrea and Brian Kelly is that which is missing. The most common architectural element found in the brick, Tudor-inspired homes that dominate the […]

Castle in the Woods

November 3, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Henry David Thoreau had Walden Pond. Yogi and Boo-Boo had Jellystone Park. Mary and Alex Graeve have Hitchcock Nature Center. Their backyard is the 1,270-acre preserve located just five miles north of Crescent, Iowa. Mary […]

Order From Chaos

October 2, 2015 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Style

Just like the jumble of vintage chairs in the accompanying photo, the eclectic, mishmash sensibilities of Brandon Beed and Nick Huff prove that it takes a certain…something to have the power to coax order from […]

What Happened to My Lincoln Logs?

September 17, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Education, Family, Publications

The interwebs tell me that the academic term I’ve been searching for is something called “structured block play.” You know, LEGOS, building blocks, and the like. My 5-year-old grandson, Easton, is particularly enthralled with structured […]


 
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