Heard by God

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The wait was torture. Six months of back-and-forth, missing documents, interviews, and paperwork.  Finally, Ismail Ntakirutimana had a passport in his hands. Now all he needed was a student visa to the United States.  But […]

After Lights Out, Gene Leahy Mall Demolition Scheduled to Begin

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha turns extra magical the evening of Nov. 22, thanks to the annual ceremony for the Holiday Lights Festival. Festive lights will illuminate the mall until New Year’s Day. The mall’s next transformation will follow […]

Escape on Wine Road

October 17, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Omaha Magazine, Places

Driving into the heart of wine country in Northern California, our chauffeur has to point out where last year’s devastation ravaged the landscape of Sonoma County. At first glance, we only see lush green hillsides. […]

Meriwether Lewis Suicide or Assassination

October 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, People

Kira Gale upset the historical establishment when she argued that the death of Meriwether Lewis was the result of assassination, not suicide.  Research into the explorers Lewis and (William) Clark consumed her life, up until […]

Adam Devine Chugs the Big Red Kool-Aid

September 2, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

There is an all-out prank war in the office. After one of three slacker telemarketer friends/roommates got a big promotion, the other two conspired to humble his inflated ego (by stealing the car keys and […]

#WeDontCoast

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

We Don’t Coast. That’s the official slogan of Omaha. Here at Omaha Magazine, we don’t coast so hard that we will announce the 2019 winners of the city’s definitive “Best Of” contest in November 2018. […]

#OmahaMunchMadness 2018

July 6, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

For the main feature article (read it here) in Omaha Magazine’s July/August issue, we determined there are 49 zip codes in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area.  We worked with a freelance food writer and a […]

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 […]

A Decade of Maha, Munch Madness, and Best of Omaha

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Oh, Maha, you make this city a better place. Maha Music Festival turns 10 years old this summer. In honor of the milestone, Omaha Magazine has partnered with the festival to produce a special (sponsored) […]

Five National Parks

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places

“You have died of dysentery.” Those tragic words stopped short the travels of many digital novices learning the history of the Oregon Trail. The classic computer game, The Oregon Trail, introduced a generation of youths […]


 
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