Healing Arts

November 13, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Twice a month, Troy Muller visits the Douglas County Correctional Center to run an art class for incarcerated veterans. Tattoos are the theme of Muller’s first class in September. He lays out elaborate drawings of […]

Lindy Hoyer

November 3, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

A goal of any children’s museum is to inspire. So, it’s no surprise that phrases like “No one is you, and that’s your power” and “Focus on the good” are written on a wall behind […]

Omaha’s Salvation for Many

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

The Salvation Army is certainly a legacy in Omaha, having started around 1912, two years before World War I began. The international organization was founded in London in 1865. Fast forward through a Great Depression, […]

Punk You

August 15, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music, Nightlife

You can call Brothers Lounge a “punk bar” and not get too much grief from so-called “punk purists.” However, calling Brothers a “punk bar” is like calling The Clash a “punk band.” Technically, it may […]

La Famiglia di Firma

August 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Like a good book title, the names of the Firmature brothers’ bars and restaurants could almost paint a picture of what awaited customers. At The Gas Lamp, you could savor a prime rib and listen […]

Broom Man

June 1, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Sculptor John Lajba has made a name for himself by documenting Omaha’s most iconic figures. His subjects range from joyous to somber. One of his bronzes, The Road To Omaha, is a familiar image broadcast […]

Groovy Gravy

January 12, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

UPDATE (Jan. 12, 2017) : After the publication of the January/February issue of Encounter Magazine, Cask Republic announced that it would no longer sell poutine. “We realize that the food aspect, especially the poutine, was […]

Together A Greater Good

December 20, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, Publications

A mobile-friendly app created by two Omaha marketing pros has made giving to local charities easy for shoppers around town. When folks download and use the Together A Greater Good app, they can scan their […]

Reducing Food Waste

October 4, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Publications, Restaurants

The night of the Jimmy Buffett concert could not have been more perfect, weather-wise: a calm, near-cloudless 70-degree evening. Packs of Hawaiian-shirted Parrotheads meandered the Old Market’s cobblestone streets in search of 5-o’clock somewhere, food, […]

Nils Haaland

August 23, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Stage and voice actor Nils Haaland has assembled an array of roles. He’s played Pupcake, the precocious, rambunctious, and lovable puppy companion of Strawberry Shortcake. He’s also played infamous Nebraskan serial killer Charles Starkweather. Haaland […]


 
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