Tinker, Maker, Robots Guy

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, People

Nate Hutchison, 16, dumps his Rubik’s cube collection onto the dining room table. The stash boasts an entire spectrum of not just colors, but shapes and varieties, too: puzzles composed of interlocking triangles, diamonds, crosses, […]

Thinking Outside the Box(ers)

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

It is common to hear disappointment from those who failed to follow their childhood dreams. However, we also don’t see too many firefighting, pro-basketball-playing astronauts roaming around. Michael Stageman, Omaha-native lawyer and inventor-turned-entrepreneur, did not […]

Tim Nicholson

June 22, 2017 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

The career of Boiler Room executive chef Tim Nicholson took off like a Drake song: “Started from the bottom, now we’re here.” It was 2008, and Nicholson had just graduated from Metropolitan Community College’s Institute […]

Professional Pets

May 3, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Omaha Magazine, Pets

Some of the names spoken about at the marketing firm Envoy might seem unorthodox: Adam, Steve, Stella … and Butter? These names don’t belong to people, but to a pair of Devon rex cats, a […]

Horse Play

May 1, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

It’s unusual for a band to provide its live audiences with a complimentary Filipino buffet during a show, but on a Sunday in late February at O’Leaver’s Bar, Omaha natives See Through Dresses enlisted the […]

Glenna Slater

August 25, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

When a language dies, its culture suffers a tragic loss. The indigenous Omaha people—the Umoⁿhoⁿ—are thus in a precarious position. Although there are about 6,000 living members of the tribe, its language is in danger […]

Nebraska Arts’ Passport to the World

May 6, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

The 1516 Gallery is gorgeous. Newly renovated, the building is a lean, elegant structure that would be at home in the hottest districts of Vienna or Paris. The interior is deceptively spacious, but perhaps just […]

It’s a Weird Life

March 24, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

If you’ve ever let your DVR run long while recording Saturday Night Live, there’s a good chance you’ve accidentally let Matt Tompkins into your home. His show, Omaha Live, piggybacks SNL on WOWT 6 every […]

True Detective

October 29, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

The words “private eye” summon up all manner of familiar motifs: smoky offices, blonde dames in cherry-red lipstick and kitten heels, shifty nighthawks, underworld imps, and hardboiled gumshoes with hearts of gold. In these Raymond […]

In For The Bees, Out For The Honey.

July 15, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article published in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. It’s fitting that, driving through scenic back roads to beekeeper Gary Kula’s home in a tiny, pastoral hideaway just on the city’s south edge, the song “Country […]