If the Glass House Fits

September 12, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Midcentury modern was the look Jon and Jamie Jacobi were going for when they built their 1 ½ story home in The Prairies near 220th and Pacific streets last year. The couple appreciates the resurgent […]

Going to the Fair for 140+ Years

July 8, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

4-H played a big part in Tracy Behnken’s youth. The Nebraska Extension educator, who grew up on a dairy farm near Bennington, showed dairy cattle and participated in horticulture and entomology competitions from the age […]

The Oracle of Omaha’s Edible Investments

April 29, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Every spring, Berkshire Hathaway shareholders from around the globe convene in Omaha to hear the financial wisdom of legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Shareholders also partake of some good grub. The annual Berkshire […]

Remember the Big Joe Polka Show?!

March 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Music

The Jimmy B Orchestra, Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, and The Sauerkrauts—these bands witnessed the heyday of polka in Omaha. The musical groups were just some of the acts featured on the Big Joe […]

Battle for Benson

October 18, 2017 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

The community of Benson, maybe best known today as a hub for live music, craft beers, and trendy restaurants in north-central Omaha, marked a significant anniversary this summer—100 years since its annexation to the City […]

Florence and the Political Machine

May 10, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, North Omaha, OmahaHome

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Omaha’s annexation of Florence—the historic and scenic riverfront community on the far northeast reaches of our city. The milestone warrants a look back at this contentious time in […]

For the Love of Pets

December 12, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting, Pets

“Animals are a huge deal in this house!” exclaims Kim Hanusek of Bennington, mom to Samantha, 9, and Leigha, 6.  She’s also a second-grade teacher at Pine Creek Elementary in the Bennington Public Schools district. […]

Prep for College Now

October 28, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Finance, Finance & Real Estate, HerFamily

With college tuition seeing double-digit hikes and student loan debt at an all-time high, affording college is a big concern for many parents and students. But there are plenty of options that can make higher […]

Sharon Hyer

August 29, 2013 · Posted In: Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Style

When it comes to her work attire, Sharon Hyer, 53, is strictly business. But in no way does this mean the 20-year financial services veteran is ‘bearish’ on style. “My office style is traditional,” says […]

Jeremy Glasser’s Concrete Countertops

Posted In: DIY Project, Home, OmahaHome

Replacing the old tile kitchen countertops of his Morton Meadows home had been on Jeremy Glasser’s to-do list since moving into the house in 2008. When a break between jobs afforded him a bit of […]


 
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