Great Scot!

October 13, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Encounter, Leaders

He began serving as the vice president of LGBTQ+ advocacy organization Heartland Pride last fall, but David Kerr hails from nowhere near Nebraska. The Glasgow, Scotland, native followed love to Omaha in 2013, and although […]

Planting Tech Talent

October 10, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Nicole Shobanjo is an information technology student who could be forced to move away from Omaha after she earns her computer programming degree from Metropolitan Community College. The 38-year-old—a stay-at-home mom who operates an in-house […]

Social Responsibility vs. Activist Investing

October 3, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles

Activist investing. What is it? Who does it? Is it effective? Does it work? As with anything, the answer to most of these questions is situational. According to the qz.com article “The 10 activist investors […]

Visual Narrator

September 21, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

Kristin Zahra says she knew from a young age that she wanted to work in film. “Maybe, 12 to 13ish? I remember really loving Pixar animation film shorts,” she says. “So I had a desire […]

Rolling Along the Big Muddy

September 18, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders

Steve Hosch’s love for sailing was forged in Washington, where he taught sailing classes and wiled away memorable days with his wife, children, and friends, gliding his sailboat across gorgeous Puget Sound. What’s a captain […]

MeanStreets Omaha

September 13, 2017 · Posted In: News, Omaha Magazine, Social Media

“Forecast: random mid-air explosions with a chance of the neighbors setting your house on fire.” This post from July 4 captures the sarcastic-but-informative tone of MeanStreets Omaha, “a group of passionate volunteers live-tweeting the Omaha […]

Roots Down

September 5, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

Ask Keith Rodger where he got his sharp musical tastes and his answer will be simple—from his mother. The 28-year-old Omaha musician, recording engineer, and co-owner of Make Believe Recordings grew up with an eclectic […]

The Centennials

September 4, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Leaders

Pop quiz: From the following options, which is the oldest? a) sliced bread, b) Betty White, c) NP Dodge Real Estate, or d) traffic signals? Time’s up. Pencils down. Those who answered a, b, or […]

Eye Vibe

August 30, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Finance, Lifestyle

Twenty-six-year-old Omaha native Michael Garrett isn’t simply a photographer—he’s a visual communicator. “I’m a photographer, graphic designer, content creator, and  overall creative,” he says. The son of a hardworking single mother, the University of Nebraska-Omaha […]

Getting Down to Business in India

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles

Take a bus ride through the traffic-jammed, people-packed, animal-filled, and trash-cluttered streets of Delhi, and it won’t take long to realize that the way business is done in India is not exactly how it happens […]


 
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