Encounter Destinations

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Horses, Mavericks, and Pitbulls—It’s an Animal of a Weekend

April 12, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Thursday, April 12 to Sunday, April 15: The International Omaha (Horse show) is back! If you go, be sure to attend the InIt2WinIt, featuring local ladies […]

Encounter Destinations

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Moving Day is coming to Aksarben Village in more ways than one. Moving Day is a national day created by the Parkinson’s Foundation that is dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. It […]

Monarch Prime & Bar

December 22, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Perhaps it’s fitting that downtown’s newest dining establishment, Monarch Prime & Bar, opened on Halloween weekend. First, there was a trick—flipping the space used by the two previous restaurants with the event space to call […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE When a building gets its own Twitter account, you know it’s big news. So it is with @newHDRhq—handle for the new global headquarters being built for HDR. The building was “topped out” in […]

Encounter Destinations (Nov./Dec.)

November 6, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Entrepreneurs

Kelly Newell had a great idea—a consignment-style retail store—and needed a great location for it. She whittled her options to two bays, one in well-established Dundee, the other in Omaha’s redeveloping north downtown. “That was […]

Destinations

August 31, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Entertainment

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Everyone knows drinking beer is good for you, right? Turns out when you have a cold one, it’s good for others, too. You can prove that Sept. 7 at the 11th annual Brew […]

Witnessing the Great Eclipse

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

The 2017 Great American Eclipse will take place on August 21, turning day into night. The cosmic coincidence occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, creating a perfect alignment of Earth, moon, […]

Destinations

July 13, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

This article appears in the July/August 2017 edition of Encounter. AKSARBEN VILLAGE Like music? Of course you do—you’re cool. That’s why you’ll want to boogie woogie to Aksarben Village (67th and Center streets) for the […]