Chili and Cinnamon Rolls

January 9, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Pairing chili and cinnamon rolls is a Midwest point of pride that may perplex visitors from less-centered states. When the cold weather hits, warm chili and gooey cinnamon rolls are a familiar combination that comforts […]

Gifts of Life

January 4, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

To describe life with cystic fibrosis, Dan Gerdes starts by talking about a frog. Specifically, a frog put into a pot of water that’s slowly brought to a boil. “It creeps up on you,” Gerdes […]

Chef Patrick Micheels

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It’s not easy to stay humble when everyone keeps talking about how great you are. But Patrick Micheels manages to steer nearly every compliment right back to other people. “I have a team in the […]

Compassion in Translation

Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

Grief is incredibly complicated, says Gabriela Martinez. Expressions of grief vary widely depending on the individual, family, and cultural context. Grief can be immediate or delayed. It may affect children and adults in different ways. And many […]

January/February 2019 Between the Lines

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Alicia Hollins —Senior Sales Coordinator Alicia has worked at Omaha Magazine for 11 years as Gil Cohen’s assistant. She is currently the senior sales coordinator, helping Gil with customer service, ad work, and sales. She […]

Saving a Life, Chasing the Dream

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

Houston Alexander knew that his first-born child would be a fighter from the moment he laid eyes on her. Elan, his daughter, was born with kidney disease. “We knew that one day she would need […]

Obviously Omaha

December 27, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places

Omaha floral shops have deep roots, with dozens planted throughout the metro. The annual sequence of holidays, weddings, and romantic flings keep local florists busy. Their busiest time of the year, by far, is Valentine’s […]

Preserving the Legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, People

As it was in the days of the unbound prairie, so it remains in the age of endless corn: the pleasures of place are given to those with a keen eye for the subtle and […]

The Long Road to Recovery

December 21, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Injuries are a part of sports, but Creighton University point guard Jade Owens has weathered more than her fair share. After two years spent recapturing the health and athleticism she once took for granted, she’s […]

Sexual Justice Warrior

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Sex videos are popular on the internet. Even academic ones. Just ask Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel, an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s School of Health & Re: From Gil Kinesiology. Her 2016 TEDx talk […]