Punk You

June 21, 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

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 […]

Teresa Gleason

March 29, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles, Publications

Naming your public relations business after a close relative of the weasel family is a dicey move for a startup. But not if you know the backstory. Teresa Gleason and her husband, Tim McMahan (creator […]

Kamrin Baker

January 27, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

The common trajectory for aspiring journalists is that you work at the school newspaper, get into college, work at that college paper, graduate, then take a lowly entry-level job somewhere and work your way up […]