Omaha is a 52-Weekend Destination

September 18, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

When a Minnesota mom was looking for a December weekend getaway, she looked toward Omaha. Yes, you read that correctly: December and Omaha. Greta,* a blogger living in Minnesota, visited Omaha during the summer a […]

Vets in Business

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Whenever I think about the veterans I know who have started businesses after leaving the military, I reflect on the leadership qualities they learned and bring with them to the workplace. Honesty, responsibility, respect—yes, these […]

Community First

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Giving

First National Bank is known for “putting customers first.” Part and parcel of that commitment is reinvesting in the communities their customers call home.   “Our success as a company is dependent upon the success […]

From Omaha to Broadway

September 11, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

It might be an unlikely topic for an award-winning Broadway musical, but Come From Away tells the story of a tiny town in Newfoundland that welcomed thousands of stranded airline passengers on September 11, 2001.  […]

Absence Makes the Heart

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

“Where are you from?”  This common question is a complex one for Los Angeles-based conceptual artist and summer 2018 Bemis artist-in-residence Jenny Yurshansky. She was conceived in Moldova in the late-1970s, when it was part […]

Hooray For Miss USA

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When 12-year-old Sarah Rose Summers asked her parents if she could compete in the National American Miss pageant, they gave her a major side eye.  “I was one of the shyest girls,” says Summers, now […]

Like a Kid Again

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]

Encounter Founder

September 7, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, People

Encounter Founder by Tara Spencer Encounter Magazine recently underwent a pretty major transformation. For some, the product you see now may not resemble the original at all. It shouldn’t. Media has evolved, and Omaha Publications […]

2018 Aksarben Ball

September 5, 2018 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

The Aksarben Ball is a fundraiser held each fall to assist the organization’s college scholarship programs. The Aksarben Ball helps raise funds to support the Aksarben Horatio Alger State Scholarships, the Aksarben Ag Leaders and […]

Adam Devine Chugs the Big Red Kool-Aid

September 2, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

There is an all-out prank war in the office. After one of three slacker telemarketer friends/roommates got a big promotion, the other two conspired to humble his inflated ego (by stealing the car keys and […]


 
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