Now That’s A Spicy Pickle

September 10, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Home, Recipes

Avid gardeners in the Midwest are familiar with this pickle of a problem. Kitchen countertops are cluttered with cucumbers; family and neighbors have had their fill of cucumber salad; and the refrigerator cannot possibly hold […]

Not-so-secret Traits of Early Success

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders

Dan Hamilton is a service manager in the automotive industry—and he’s about 10 years younger than the average person in that position. Duane Singleton of Baxter Volkswagen La Vista says that shows a high level […]

Living with 
Livestock in Omaha

June 19, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

Hungry for a taste of the simple life? You don’t have to sacrifice the convenient luxuries of living in the Omaha metro. Nick Batter, a lawyer who raises livestock in the Ponca Hills area, knows […]

Angling For Safe-To-Eat Fish

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Health, Omaha Home, Recreation

Eating wild-caught fish from rivers, streams, and dam sites is almost as fun as catching them. But consuming too much of certain fish species is not advised. Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other pollutants can bioaccumulate […]

Nettles, and Ivy, and Ticks—Oh My!

April 28, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Health

Christine Jacobsen likes to see parents taking their kids outside. “There’s more of a risk to keeping them inside,” she says, citing obesity and other problems. Jacobsen, the education specialist for the Papio-Missouri River Natural […]

The Ash Borer War

March 2, 2017 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Tree lovers beware! An emerald ash borer infestation is coming to the Omaha metro. Jonathan Larson urges homeowners (specially those with ash trees on their property) to be on the lookout for little green bugs. […]

Don’t Be Bored, Get Board

January 6, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Recreation, Uncategorized

Every Friday night, Mickey Williams hosts a weekly ritual—board game night. The 32-year-old Williams is a board game enthusiast. He resides just south of Omaha’s Little Italy neighborhood. Downtown buildings and lights are visible from […]

Stalking Stocked Rainbow Trout

December 27, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

When the weather gets cold in Nebraska, make room in your kitchen for rainbow trout. Catch them from the shore before the lakes freeze over, and catch them through a hole in the ice (once […]

Hunting Fall Oyster Mushrooms

October 7, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Home, Publications, Recipes, Uncategorized

Fall is the season when local woodland wanderers stock cellars with oyster mushrooms. These fungi are no secret to Nebraska mushroom hunters. The white-to-tan fan-shaped, or oyster-shell shaped, mushrooms sprout from the sides of trees […]

Foraging and Fermenting Wild American Grapes

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

If you’ve ever been interested in making wine from wild grapes, Frank Sobetski says this is a good year to start. For nearly 25 years, Sobetski has been supplying local winemakers at Fermenter’s Supply & […]


 
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