Women Are the Life of the Party

November 22, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office

No name badges. No paint on a door. No hot mics. Small details like these are “throw-up moments” for some of the employees of Planitomaha. Moments when something bad or out of the ordinary happens […]

Mike Hagel

November 9, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

When Mike Hagel landed at Chicago O’Hare Airport back in 1970, he didn’t know what to expect. “Get out and start life,” his mother Betty told her sons. So Mike, then 20 years old, walked out […]

Little Steps

October 24, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

Blair Hagmann wanted to help redecorate the house. One chubby hand snatched the cream-colored privacy curtain near the front door. This blue-eyed and blonde-haired beauty missed the first few times, stumbled, but didn’t give up. […]

Preserving News History with Razor Blades and Computers

October 17, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office

Free beer Friday. Employees at Universal Information Services can indulge in a cold brew at the stroke of 4 p.m. at the office (although some have acknowledged to sipping on suds a half hour earlier). […]

Bien Fang goes Rock-A-Bye?

September 19, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

Rachel Tomlinson Dick’s pregnant belly moves her Fender Jazzmaster guitar sidesaddle. Head-banging, her short brown hair slaps the mom-to-be’s face while fingers fly over guitar strings at an April 28 show. Her co-writing and vocal […]

From Famine to the Good Life

August 10, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Aisha Al Ramadan first noticed the subtle shift of the checkpoint guard’s face. She knew whatever happened next would change the lives of her family—possibly forever. “What? You don’t want to be Syrian?” The guard […]

A Professor in Motion Stays in Motion

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The sun barely penetrated the narrows of the canyon. Kris Berg, Ph.D., scrambled over dusty red rock, carefully avoiding the steep cliffs that plunged down 50 yards on either side of him. History and geology […]

A Horse Connection

March 1, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

This article appears in the program book for the FEI World Cup Finals, produced by Omaha Magazine in March 2017. Picasso is a player. He flirts, shakes his head up and down to get the […]

Colonoscopy Cocktail

February 24, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Gary Kropf, 62, spent the entire evening reading Wine Spectator magazine cover to cover. On the toilet. “It was a busy day,” Kropf recalls. A powder laxative mixed in 64 ounces of Gatorade helped clear […]

Home Away From Home

Posted In: Leaders, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Volunteer firefighters at the Bennington rural fire station believe saying, “It’s quiet,” could spell the difference between a boring night and one that ends badly. When the firefighters’ beepers buzz, there is no telling what […]


 
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