Omaha Magazine, Magazine of the Year

May 14, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

Omaha Magazine won top-honors at the 2018 Great Plains Journalism Awards in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Friday, May 4. Named “Magazine of the Year,” Omaha Magazine staff and contributors had five winning entries and 15 finalist […]

May/June 2018 About the Cover

May 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Last summer in the far northwest corner of Nebraska, an Omaha-based photographer (who goes by the handle @ONElapse on Instagram and Facebook) set out to capture a timelapse of sunset. This issue’s cover image was […]

2018 May/June Instagram

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Social Media

Here are the nine images featured in our May/June issue. Include the hashtag #OmahaMagazine with your Instagram photos to be featured in the next issue of Omaha Magazine. Follow Omaha Magazine on social media via Instagram, Facebook, […]

A Window To The World

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

This cozy residence in Omaha’s historic Dundee neighborhood might seem an unlikely place to find one of the world’s leading experts on Afghan geopolitics. Yet it is here that Tom Gouttierre (and wife Marylu) have […]

Book Review: This River Beneath the Sky

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

This River Beneath the Sky reads like an ode to sandhill cranes in the style of Aldo Leopold’s Sand County Almanac. How fitting. Leopold was born in Iowa but produced his seminal work of ecological […]

Art, Travel, and Adventure

April 25, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion

Like any good book (or, ahem, magazine), art has the power to transcend space and time. Artworks have been transporting viewers to far-off places and eras since the earliest days of cave paintings, through the […]

Kiss an Endangered Fish

March 23, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

Trotlines catch every bottom-feeding fish imaginable in the Missouri River: channel catfish, freshwater drum, shovelnose sturgeon. Even the occasional blue sucker. But this boat’s crew of biologists and volunteers seek one rarity—the endangered pallid sturgeon. […]

A Timeline of Chinese in Omaha

March 18, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Chinese migration to Omaha began, indirectly, during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. The “Old Gold Mountain” (i.e., the Chinese term for California) attracted a flood of unskilled laborers known as coolies. Nationwide, the Chinese […]

Preservation of King Fong Cafe

March 3, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

To walk upstairs from 16th Street to the dining area of King Fong Cafe was like passing through a time-warp. Destination: Southern China, more than 100 years ago. Pagoda chandeliers hovered above lavish teakwood tables […]

About the Cover

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha once featured a small Chinatown. Omaha Magazine imagines how the local Chinatown would look today if it hadn’t vanished. Senior Graphic Designer Derek Joy illustrated a Chinatown gate with Omaha’s iconic First National […]


 
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