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 […]

Comic Relief

Posted In: Art, Encounter

Forget Batman and his gadgets, or Thor and his biceps. There’s a new hero on the block—“Oldguy,” a spandex-sporting, crime-fighting senior citizen who seeks out injustice equipped with his “denture grapple.” While Oldguy may have […]

We Can’t Drive 55

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

I have a little pinback button with a red flag emblazoned with the words “Safety First.” It was produced in 1915 by the Nebraska Safety League, which seems to have been one of a number […]

Who’d Love to Have an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile?

Posted In: Auto, B2B Magazine, Business

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is not your father’s muscle car of the 1960s. Don’t tell that to Ashley Eisert, a 2016 University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate who relishes her job driving and promoting one of the […]

Interview a Veteran

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

The Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand […]

Fair Deal Village MarketPlace

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 […]

The Origins of the Nebraska National Guard

May 15, 2017 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, People

Wanderings of a lame cow set in motion forces that led to the establishment of the Nebraska National Guard. “It started when President Franklin Pierce signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, creating the Nebraska Territory […]

A Family Masterpiece

May 10, 2017 · Posted In: Auto, B2B Magazine, Omaha Magazine

Some childhood memories stick with you. Dave Carroll, a retired Union Pacific manager, holds onto the memory of one fateful childhood leap that dented his grandfather’s prized 1950 Mercury. “I’ve got so much of my […]

Memorial Day Tribute

May 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, People

Memorial Day is a federal holiday—a day of remembrance for those who have died while serving in our country’s armed forces. The May/June issue of Omaha Magazine features the stories of several Nebraska veterans and […]

King and Queen of the Blacksmiths

May 5, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

These days, many couples find each other via dating websites or apps. John and Trena Thompson literally found each other at a meat market. He was just a guy working in Hy-Vee’s meat department, and […]


 
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