Lincoln Fairview Historic District

November 1, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

From the bluffs, an expansive view overlooks the Missouri River Valley and a landscape full of promise. It’s the same vantage (minus Omaha’s modern skyline) that Abraham Lincoln encountered in August 1859 as he dreamed […]

After Lights Out, Gene Leahy Mall Demolition Scheduled to Begin

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha turns extra magical the evening of Nov. 22, thanks to the annual ceremony for the Holiday Lights Festival. Festive lights will illuminate the mall until New Year’s Day. The mall’s next transformation will follow […]

A Seasonal Step Up

October 3, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, Central Omaha, OmahaHome

This fall, there will be plenty of time to cruise the streets and check out reddening leaves and autumnal lawn displays. But you might just want to stop, roll down your windows, and take a […]

Tip Top Living in Nodo

September 19, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, People

It’s an indisputable fact, according to Scott and Sara Baker. Their apartment north of downtown has the best views in the city, bar none.  With their oversized living room windows offering sights of the Omaha […]

The Last Breakfast

September 3, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

It’s the weekend before the Fourth of July, and The Diner is doing its final breakfast service at the corner of 12th and Harney streets.  Business is brisk, but not frenzied. There’s still a seat […]

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 […]