Embellishing the Truth

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Dundee, Home, Neighborhoods

Distinctive elements of a residence in the Aksarben neighborhood attracted architects Eric and Trina Westman when they were house hunting. Since purchasing the home in 2006, the Westmans have been both fascinated and puzzled by […]

Walnut Hill’s Backyard Castle

July 8, 2016 · Posted In: Dundee, Neighborhoods, Omaha Home, Publications

Editor’s Note:  Omaha Magazine is pleased to bring you this article, which is excerpted from Miss Cassette’s blog, My Omaha Obsession. I have a confession to make: I trespassed to see a castle. The mysterious fortification […]

Keeping it Real

April 15, 2016 · Posted In: Dundee, Home, Neighborhoods, Omaha Home, Publications

Pounding sounds greet me as I walk into the Tudor Revival-style home of Kristine and Jared Gerber. The upstairs powder room was being noisily remodeled. Perhaps you know the homeowner’s name. Kristine Gerber is the […]

The Sunks

December 18, 2015 · Posted In: Dundee, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Publications

I met Matt Dwyer on the north end of…well, it’s not really a park. It’s technically part of Happy Hollow Boulevard in Dundee, but it’s too wide to be called a median. It’s a three-city-block-long […]

The Frank Lloyd Wright Stuff

July 17, 2015 · Posted In: Dundee, Home, Neighborhoods, Omaha Home, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 Omaha Home. Kathryn Piller’s century-old house on Dodge Street doesn’t scream Prairie School, but it does quietly carry many of the features of that school of design. The strong […]

Our Home, Our Way

Lisa Tosone

Bombs Bursting in Air

September 15, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Dundee, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

The Omaha suburb of Dundee didn’t expect an enemy attack during World War II. Bombs weren’t reaching the U.S. heartland in 1945. That’s why many thought of fireworks when a loud boom and a flash […]

Marks Bistro

Shining Light

August 14, 2014 · Posted In: Dundee, Home

Before 1986, respected Omaha artist Allan Tubach did his painting in the basement of his Normandy-style stucco home in Dundee. The light was mostly artificial, maybe a bit dungeony. It wasn’t at all ideal studio […]