Omaha Land Bank

December 28, 2018 · Posted In: Finance & Real Estate, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Cities around the United States experience problems with blighted neighborhoods, in which certain houses and lots go from assets to deficits. Such sites often become magnets for vandals and vagrants. Locally, some of these problems […]

The Long Road to Recovery

December 21, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Injuries are a part of sports, but Creighton University point guard Jade Owens has weathered more than her fair share. After two years spent recapturing the health and athleticism she once took for granted, she’s […]

Cathy Hughes

November 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Disruptors don’t ask permission. Omaha native and media mogul Cathy Hughes built the first leg of her Urban One media conglomerate by being a disruptor. Nearly 40 years after purchasing her first radio station, Hughes […]

Soccer Brings Bob Warming Home

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

Bob Warming’s unexpected return to Omaha in 2018—this time to head the men’s soccer program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha—is the latest turn in a lifelong love affair with coaching. Warming, 64, twice helmed the […]

From Japanese-American Internment Camp to Boys Town

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History

Xenophobic fears ran wild after the Empire of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. The U.S. promptly entered World War II, and nearly 120,000 Japanese-Americans were relocated or incarcerated in internment camps across the country. The […]

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 […]

In Frost We Trust

September 4, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Sports

When the University of Nebraska football program again failed to produce a winning season last fall, new athletic director Bill Moos fired head coach Mike Riley and promptly hired former Husker Scott Frost. After years […]

Ted Genoways

August 19, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Award-winning poet, journalist, editor, and author Ted Genoways of Lincoln, Nebraska, has long been recognized for his social justice writing as a contributor to Mother Jones, onEarth, Harper’s and other prestigious publications. While editor of […]

Whispering Roots Takes Root

July 10, 2018 · Posted In: Giving, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

The Highlander Village on North 30th Street between Lake and Cuming is a dramatic new development meant to revitalize the depressed neighborhood surrounding it. The center of this community (planned by 75 North Revitalization Corp.) […]

Paradise In The Midwest

May 28, 2018 · Posted In: History, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Some migratory Omahans make a tradition of flocking north to the freshwater oasis called Okoboji. This historic, former Native American encampment and hunting ground turned settler outpost and sport-commercial fishing haven in northwest Iowa features […]