DACA and Omaha Identity

December 12, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Online Exclusive

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 announcement to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, local Omaha DACA recipients, former DACA recipients, and applicants to DACA shared their stories with Omaha Magazine.   […]

2017 ASID Awards

November 3, 2017 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home

Great interior design can turn any home into a showcase. Whether a person’s tastes run traditional or contemporary, whether a person prefers bright colors or a neutral palette, professional interior designers can turn ideas into […]

DACA Decoded

October 27, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

As the November/December issue of Omaha Magazine went to press, the fate of DACA recipients remained in limbo. An acronym for “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,” President Barack Obama created the federal program by executive […]

American Heroes and Dreamers

October 26, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

“Chuck Hagel supported the war. His brother hated it. And in the jungles of Vietnam each was destined to save the other’s life.” The text blurb appears on the front cover of a new book […]

Bug Out

October 5, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

Sexy moths flap their wings (and cleavage). Some dude dressed like a lightning bug flashes his butt. The audience swarms the stage at Midtown Art (formerly Midtown Art Supply)—with antennae, arms, and legs flailing—rocking to […]

Benson First Friday & Hurricane Harvey

September 1, 2017 · Posted In: Web Exclusive

Benson businesses are banding together tonight (Sept. 1) during Benson First Friday to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Participating businesses include: Ted and Wally’s Premium Homemade Ice Cream (both Benson & Old Market locations), donating […]

How to Help Disaster Survivors in Texas

August 29, 2017 · Posted In: Giving, Web Exclusive

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas communities along the Gulf Coast. Much of the nation’s fourth largest city, Houston, remains underwater. And the rains keep coming down. Donations and volunteers have responded to the disaster from across the […]

Stork Deliveries and Publication Deadlines

August 27, 2017 · Posted In: Family, Omaha Magazine

Around the time when our July/August “Food Issue” arrived in subscribers’ mailboxes, special deliveries from “the stork” arrived for the families of two Omaha Magazine staffers. One of those families is my own. My wife […]

Food For Thought

June 26, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

When it was my father’s turn to “cook,” during my childhood in Omaha, he usually took us to eat pizza or Chinese food. He taught me to use chopsticks during one of these trips. That […]

The Next Generation 
of Family Farming

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

Surrounded by tomato seedlings, purple carrots, and strange-looking peppers—whatever’s freshest at Theilen Produce Gardens—Kristy Theilen is a blonde-dreadlocked ambassador for a farm that has been in her family since the 1800s. The cheerful 36-year-old and […]


 
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