Cornhuskers Relieve Hurricane Catastrophes

May 16, 2018 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

Like everyone who serves in the National Guard, Master Sgt. Matthew Jordan is accustomed to “the call” in all its variations. It could come in the form of a two-month advanced notice that he’ll be […]

Chase Thomsen

April 14, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

A former Dundee-area eyesore is now one of the hottest places in Omaha to scarf down eggs and waffles. For years, a decaying, vacant service station sat near the roundabout that connects Seward, Happy Hollow, […]

Kabul Cousins Find Common Ground

March 9, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, Family

A trained sniper and special forces service member from Kabul, Afghanistan, is not who people expect to see standing behind the counter of a grocery store. Even more uncommon is that the store is run […]

The Hidden Menace of Elder Abuse

February 20, 2018 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

During Labor Day weekend in 2014, Jill Panzer and her youngest aunt set out for a seven-hour drive to Hemingford, Nebraska, to pick up Jill’s grandmother, Edna. The two were going under the guise that […]

Omaha’s Salvation for Many

December 13, 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]


 
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