Obviously Omaha

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

Food and drink are an important part of summertime festivals and cultural events. Celebrations across Omaha’s diverse communities ensure a wide selection of new and interesting things to try. Here are a few options to […]

Angling For Safe-To-Eat Fish

Posted In: Entertainment, Health, Omaha Home, Recreation

Eating wild-caught fish from rivers, streams, and dam sites is almost as fun as catching them. But consuming too much of certain fish species is not advised. Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other pollutants can bioaccumulate […]

Fighting Dementia With Coloring Books

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Recreation

Remember getting an unopened box of crayons—for school, for a birthday, just for fun? Remember the smell of the wax? The new, sharp points? Choosing your favorite color? Most people would answer “Yes.” Coloring, whether […]

The Johnsons

Posted In: Family, Family Guide, Recreation

Distant from the city lights and engulfed by nature, one might feel overwhelmed by the unidentified bustle in the bushes, the sticky humidity, and the irritating mosquitoes. For the Johnson family, it means they’re all […]

Don’t Be Bored, Get Board

January 6, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Recreation, Uncategorized

Every Friday night, Mickey Williams hosts a weekly ritual—board game night. The 32-year-old Williams is a board game enthusiast. He resides just south of Omaha’s Little Italy neighborhood. Downtown buildings and lights are visible from […]

Pheasant Heaven

January 4, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Recreation, Sports

“We went through 250,000 birds and 30,000 hunters in the last 30 years,” Bruhn says. “We had every celebrity you could think of out here.” As urban sprawl takes over rural America, yesterday’s pasture transforms […]

Explore! November/December 2016

THAT’S a Word? Bingo!

June 2, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Publications, Recreation

KIrk Troutman and Jim Goeken, both age 67, sit across from each other on a Thursday afternoon at A.P. Swanson Library. A rotating Scrabble board lays between them on a table. This Scrabble board is […]

Disc Drive

April 15, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Publications, Recreation, Sports

Originally published in April 2015 HerFamily. A co-worker’s zeal for disc golf inspired Mandi and Adam Jensen to give the sport a try, and only a year later, they’ve become enthusiasts themselves and even brought […]

Cricket

September 8, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Recreation, Sports

It’s a warm morning as the sound of cracking bats soars across a dirt pitch. A man dressed in a uniform of blue, straight-leg pants, and collared shirt winds up his arm to throw a […]


 
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