Dream Team

May 24, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, People, South Omaha

There’s a dazzling, eye-catching photo that adorns the bare-bones brick wall inside the photography studio at 1820 Vinton St. A lovely girl sits in a deep-blue cloud of a dress, highlighted by silver accents. In […]

Florence and the Political Machine

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

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 […]

Destinations

May 5, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Every spring, everyone in Aksarben Village gets a spring in their step. No wonder, given all the walks and runs that take place there in spring and summer. Beginning in May that includes […]

What a Load of Garbage

April 20, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine

When you hear the words “garbage collection,” you might think of a truck rolling into the neighborhood and a couple of guys hopping off to pick up your waiting bin(s). It turns out that the […]

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. […]

Destinations

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Horse stalls went bye-bye long ago. Now, Aksarben Village is losing car stalls, too. But that’s a good thing, as far as continued growth of the former horse-racing grounds goes. Dirt is overturned […]

Neighborhoods, USA

February 20, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Chris Foster quickly developed a deep appreciation for his Gifford Park neighborhood after arriving in 1986. He joined its neighborhood association when it was launched a couple of years later and served as its president […]

Standing Bear Pointe

February 5, 2017 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, West Omaha

Sprawling and quiet in northwestern Omaha, Standing Bear Pointe is tucked a stone’s throw away from the intersection of 144th and Fort streets. Commuters undoubtedly pass by the neighborhood each day, likely giving little thought […]

The Fabric of Life

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