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, […]

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 […]

The Buffalo Bill House

December 24, 2017 · Posted In: Home, North Omaha, OmahaHome

It was built in 1895, four years before the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition made its temporary home on Omaha’s north side. It’s rumored that one of the expo’s directors lived there; the location offered convenient […]

Sunset Hills: Once-Upon-A-Time Suburban Fringe

November 8, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

What do the Meat Puppets and Omaha have in common? Sunset Hills and local millionaire Carl Renstrom. Renstrom, who died in November of 1981, left behind two grandchildren—Curtis and Christopher Kirkwood—who founded the Meat Puppets […]

Great Scot!

October 13, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Encounter, Leaders

He began serving as the vice president of LGBTQ+ advocacy organization Heartland Pride last fall, but David Kerr hails from nowhere near Nebraska. The Glasgow, Scotland, native followed love to Omaha in 2013, and although […]


 
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