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.) […]

Curly Martin

June 14, 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, […]

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 […]

Such Great Heights

September 3, 2017 · Posted In: North Omaha, OmahaHome

The first thing you notice about Wyman Heights is the beautiful view facilitated by the storied neighborhood’s riverside, hilltop perch. The petite enclave, situated on the cusp of Florence and Ponca Hills, spoons with a […]

Fair Deal Village MarketPlace

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, North Omaha, Places

As a child, Terri Sanders visited the original Fair Deal Cafe on 24th Street with her father to eat breakfast or lunch, and experience a vibrant North Omaha. Sanders says the cafe, known from the […]

A New Day Arisen

June 7, 2017 · Posted In: North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Kelly Hill stands on the corner of 30th and Lake streets admiring Salem Baptist Church’s towering cross, which looms over the landscape. A member of the church for more than 15 years, Kelly grew up […]

Florence and the Political Machine

May 10, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, North Omaha, OmahaHome

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Omaha’s annexation of Florence—the historic and scenic riverfront community on the far northeast reaches of our city. The milestone warrants a look back at this contentious time in […]

Clarence Wigington

December 15, 2016 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, North Omaha, OmahaHome, Publications

When she lived a block away, Linda Williams would pass the Broomfield duplex at 25th and Lake streets almost every day. That was a little more than a decade ago. As she walked past the […]

Niles Paul

Where Dignitaries Waited

October 6, 2016 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, OmahaHome, Publications

Out of the Douglas County Historical Society’s collection of 6 million artifacts and records, the biggest showcase is the General Crook House Museum. The Italianate-style brick home was built in 1878. Now located on Metropolitan […]


 
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