The House on the Corner

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

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, Omaha Home, 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 […]

Spring Salvage

Posted In: DIY Project, Omaha Home

Using reclaimed wood is a hot trend in home décor. Unfortunately, not everyone has old wood lying around. You can search for old, discarded wood or reclaim it yourself from local structures, such as dilapidated […]

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 […]

Sentimental Journey

May 3, 2017 · Posted In: Before & After, Home, Omaha Home

Michael Heaton had a royal curiosity, which he ultimately satisfied by buying a palace. Eleven years ago, Heaton and partner Barry Burt happily occupied an adorable English Tudor home in Florence, which they had lovingly […]

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 […]


 
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