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, […]

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, […]

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.) […]

Jennifer Castello

May 13, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Theatre

Thirty-year-old Jennifer Castello lives by a simple philosophy: “Art is power.” As a writer, educator, and actor, the Omaha native has tapped into all areas of her deep imagination to carve out her path. She […]

Park East Neighborhood Rebrand

April 30, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

The Omaha neighborhood that’s not quite downtown and not quite Midtown has, for years, been hard to encapsulate. You could identify it as home to several historic early 20th century buildings, such as the Rose […]

Encounter Destinations

April 25, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Come May, it’s time to get your groove on again at Aksarben Village’s Stinson Park. That’s because Saturdays @ Stinson concerts return with perhaps the best lineup to date. The sounds begin May […]

Park Avenue Revitalization & Gentrification

March 21, 2018 · Posted In: Midtown, OmahaHome, Places

As revitalization has come to diverse and densely packed Park Avenue, a tale of two neighborhoods has emerged. The north end—near 30th and Leavenworth streets and Midtown Crossing—finds a millennial haven of developer-renovated historic properties […]

Omaha’s First Neighborhood (Forest Hill)

February 21, 2018 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, South Omaha

Big pine and oak trees, patches of green space, historic mansions, and single-family homes (many of which were built in the late 1800s, not long after Omaha first became a city)—that’s what you’ll find in […]

Paul Erik Nelson’s Home Office

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

In the historic Loveland Park neighborhood, quietly nestled away along a tree-lined street, there is a home and homeowner with an uncanny fervor for contemporary style and historic authenticity. Perched atop a grassy lawn, architect […]


 
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