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May 30, 2017 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, West Omaha

Nick Wittmann has always enjoyed video arcades. Ever since he was a kid, he loved their bright flashing lights, their cacophony of bells, crashes, and digital explosions. Pinball machines, in particular, were his favorite. When […]

The Return of the Midnight Movies

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Dundee, Omaha Magazine, Theatre

Let’s respect our inverted pyramid and get this out of the way: 4925 Dodge St., née the Dundee Theater, will once again play movies at midnight. They will be regular affairs, maybe/maybe not weekly, and […]

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, 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 […]

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 Magazine, OmahaHome

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 […]


 
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