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, Omaha Home

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, Omaha Home

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 […]

Q&A: Valeria Orlandini

August 27, 2013 · Posted In: Business, Home, Omaha Home, People

Valeria Orlandini has made a career of preserving works on paper and photographic materials, many of which are proudly displayed in fine homes and museums worldwide. Ensuring that the rich stories, family memories, and important […]

Buy the Big O! Show

August 26, 2013 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Looking for a networking and marketing opportunity for your small business? Check out the Greater Omaha Chamber’s 2013 Buy the Big O! Show, happening Wed., Oct. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CenturyLink […]

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