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 […]

Two Homes, One Architect

Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Scanning any architectural periodical or blog, there are endless examples of buildings with clean lines, simple spaces, and minimal material pallets. Contemporary architecture owes much of this ethos to the modernist architects of the mid-20th […]

Omaha by Design

July 12, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders, Neighborhoods

When a new West Omaha Wal-Mart was being proposed in 2000, Connie Spellman remembers, someone questioned the difference between its uninspired, big-box design and a Wal-Mart with gabled parapets, lots of windows, and other visual […]

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 […]

The House on the Corner

June 4, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Dundee, OmahaHome

Welcoming. Warm. Unpretentious. Good vibes emanate from the stately beige stucco house on the corner of 52nd and Jackson streets in Omaha’s historic Dundee neighborhood. Inside the three-story structure, the main reasons for the comfortable, […]

Insert Coin To Continue

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 […]