Cathy Hughes

November 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Disruptors don’t ask permission. Omaha native and media mogul Cathy Hughes built the first leg of her Urban One media conglomerate by being a disruptor. Nearly 40 years after purchasing her first radio station, Hughes […]

Making a Better Life for Herself

Posted In: Business, People On the Rise

One month after the twin towers fell in New York City, Quetzalli Pliego and her three younger siblings crossed the boarder of Mexico into the United States to reunite with their mother and father. It […]

Women in Agriculture

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

A farmer driving a tractor is a common sight in Nebraska. According to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Nebraska’s farms and ranches utilize 45.2 million acres—91 percent of the state’s total land area. It is often […]

Omaha is Growing as a Holiday Destination

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Omaha has a long history of welcoming visitors during the holidays. In the 1930s Omaha’s Union station was considered one of the busiest train stations in the nation, welcoming more than 10,000 travelers a day. […]

Storytelling for Television and Philanthropy

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

From life-altering surgeries to routine doctor visits, health care in the United States has become increasingly complicated. Regardless of the discourse that this far-reaching industry has produced, one simple truth remains: people get sick; and […]

She Said/He Said

November 16, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Brett Kavanaugh is a supreme court judge. There were so many dimensions to this situation. Emotions ran high. I put politics aside because I am angry at both parties that seem to put themselves before […]

From the Editor-Best of Omaha 2019

November 12, 2018 · Posted In: Best of, Omaha Magazine, Opinion

Great stories are built from passion. I should know, I read a lot of great stories—nonfiction stories at the magazine, and fiction stores in the comfort of my home. Best of Omaha is, in itself, […]

After Hours with the Best of Omaha

November 2, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Nightlife

Omaha Design Center is home to the nation’s fifth-largest fashion week. The Omaha Press Club roasted and toasted Greg and Doug McDermott there. Lili Cheng, Microsoft’s AI Developer, spoke there in August as part of […]

Changing Lives After a Life-Changer

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

She never imagined that checking a small box on a job application would have such a big impact. Jasmine L. Harris was trying to turn her life around from a couple of misdemeanors as a […]

Setting the Example

October 20, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

Stacy Martin knows she stepped into big shoes this past spring when she took over the leadership of Lutheran Family Services. After all, the previous president and CEO, Ruth Heinrichs, spent most of her career—41 […]