Mark McGaugh

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

Mark McGaugh describes himself as “that kid everybody always thought was going to be a doctor or a president.” Known as a young child for reading the encyclopedia and watching the History Channel, it’s no […]

Free Space

February 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Eli Rigatuso has a knack for uncovering beauty. He has been known to stop his car to investigate a particularly exceptional flower in somebody’s yard. He is a man who happily recounts being stopped in […]

Omaha’s Fire-Eating Santa

December 20, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Tom Plith—the jolly old man with the snowy white beard—can often be seen breathing fire for a mesmerized audience outside the Imaginarium downtown. During the holiday season, he can be found laughing with a herd […]

New Year’s Eve Parties

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Nightlife, Omaha Magazine

Where should you ring in the new year? Local options range from downtown dance parties to kicking it cowboy-style in the suburbs and everything in between. No matter if your preference is champagne and cocktail […]

Skater Slant

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

With his hair pulled back into a ponytail, a cigarette behind his ear, and a tattoo of his own design edging from the sleeve of his T-shirt, the up-and-coming videographer is measuring his rapid success […]

With A Beard and a Smile

October 23, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Walking into Lookout Lounge is a different experience than entering other music venues around Omaha. Admittedly, it feels a little strange driving into a business plaza just south of 72nd and Dodge streets for a […]

Job Search Advice

January 31, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles, Publications

The wage gap is closing, in large part due to women who are no longer satisfied with just a steady income. Though Nebraska is often touted as a thriving job market for men and women […]

Calendar of Events

January 5, 2017 · Posted In: Calendar, Omaha Magazine

The following online calendar of events appears as it does in the print edition of Omaha Magazine. To be considered for publication, please send your event three months in advance to editor@omahamagazine.com Art & Museum Exhibits […]

Fighting Misogyny (updated)

December 15, 2016 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

“Fighter” is a very connotative word. People hear it and think of large, brutish men knocking each other out for money. They think broken homes, difficult childhoods, and a last resort. Women are an afterthought, […]

Fighting Misogyny

October 14, 2016 · Posted In: Sports, Web Exclusive

The undefeated Wilson fights her second career match at the Ralston Arena on Friday, Oct. 14. “Fighter” is a very connotative word. People hear it and think of large, brutish men knocking each other out […]