A Cottage In The Woods

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Home, Omaha Home

When the Marshall family approached architect Jared Gerber about designing their home, he met them at the future construction site just outside the city limits of Louisville, Nebraska. “When I met with them, we immediately […]

Home Opener

Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Home

I have written frequently about growing up in small-town Iowa. My father farmed for 30 years, and his parents farmed. I have always felt the nostalgia of this lifestyle, and I knew a rural setting […]

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. […]

Sleek Home Spa

March 30, 2017 · Posted In: Before & After, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Liz spends five days a week working with fellow designers, consulting on schemes, meeting with clients, and creating unique finish combinations. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, and Illustrator enable her to generate creative solutions no […]

The Ash Borer War

March 2, 2017 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Tree lovers beware! An emerald ash borer infestation is coming to the Omaha metro. Jonathan Larson urges homeowners (specially those with ash trees on their property) to be on the lookout for little green bugs. […]

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 […]

How to Make a Coffee Filter Lamp

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: DIY Project, Home, Omaha Magazine

Light is to what punctuation is at the end of a sentence. If I had my way, there would never be any traditional lighting—especially fluorescent lights, as they are often too cool and tend to […]

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 […]

Mike and Lynne Purdy’s Electrochromic Dream Home

Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, Omaha Magazine

It’s immediately clear that Lynne and Mike Purdy’s beautiful northwest Omaha home is something special. However, the longer you stay, the more you zero in on the many small-yet-mighty details that make it so. “It’s […]


 
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