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 […]

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 […]

A Treasure in Stained Glass

April 16, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Downtown

Sometime around 1904, when Omaha Bishop Richard Scannell visited Europe to invite young men to serve as priests among the German-American members of the Omaha diocese, the Rev. Bernard Sinne was among those who responded. […]

The Fabric of Life

Flour Road Paved with Dough

October 16, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Neighborhoods, Publications, Restaurants

When Paul Kulik was a 20-year-old line cook, he knew restaurants would play an integral part of his life; little did he know that he would become a renowned part of Omaha’s culinary history, and […]

René Orduña

Ponca Hills

October 12, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Home, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Publications

It’s a rural neighborhood with a small-town feel, full of rolling hills, large trees, wildlife, and huge plots of land. This same area is just minutes from downtown Omaha, which gives residents a short drive […]

Ben Petersen

Reducing Food Waste

October 4, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Publications, Restaurants

The night of the Jimmy Buffett concert could not have been more perfect, weather-wise: a calm, near-cloudless 70-degree evening. Packs of Hawaiian-shirted Parrotheads meandered the Old Market’s cobblestone streets in search of 5-o’clock somewhere, food, […]


 
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