Tallgrass Vernacular

August 7, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, People

The day I met Jim Schalles he was busy with a machete. That spring afternoon, we found ourselves in the far corner of City Sprouts’ half-acre lot on the corner of 40th and Franklin streets in […]

The Scent of a Neighborhood

July 31, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Since 1989, the corner of 108th and Harrison streets has featured an aroma that permeates the air and reminds every passerby that Rotella’s Italian Bakery makes their magic there.  The bakery originally began in 1850 […]

Curly Martin

July 29, 2018 · Posted In: Music, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

If Curly Martin has something to say, you can best believe you will hear it if you’re within earshot.  “Man, tell me who came up with this idea for a story about the Chitlin’ Circuit, […]

A Model for 
Remodeling

July 25, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Talk about adapting. Since last August, the Minderman home (located west of 204th Street where Elkhorn meets horse country) has been in the throes of an overhaul. The scope of the project—from top to bottom, […]

Encounter Destinations

July 18, 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, […]

Be Your Own Pit Boss

July 17, 2018 · Posted In: DIY Project, OmahaHome

Growing up on a farm in northern Minnesota, barbecue enthusiast Gary Dunteman learned many skills. “When you’re a farm kid, you’ve got to be your own mechanic, you’ve got to be your own carpenter—you’ve got […]

A Real-Life Fairy Tale

July 11, 2018 · Posted In: Before & After, OmahaHome

Once upon a time, in an outdated suburban kitchen, there was a newly empty-nester mother who dreamed of the most amazing La Cornue range with a large multifunction oven, seven unique cooking modes, and five […]

Whispering Roots Takes Root

July 10, 2018 · Posted In: Giving, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

The Highlander Village on North 30th Street between Lake and Cuming is a dramatic new development meant to revitalize the depressed neighborhood surrounding it. The center of this community (planned by 75 North Revitalization Corp.) […]

Living Room Staging

June 26, 2018 · Posted In: Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Staging can turn a house into a home. It all starts with first impressions. “Staging” is a real estate industry term that means preparing a home for viewings (in-person) and photography (for online for-sale listings). […]

Entryway

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

July is always a busy time of year—full of activities, family reunions, picnics, baseball games, etc. And don’t forget barbecues!  This issue, I’m passing the DIY baton to another do-it-yourself guru. Gary Dunteman is a competitive […]


 
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