Frequent Flyers

February 20, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Sports

When the world’s elite horses (and riders) arrive in Omaha, an entourage of police and first responders—including mounted patrol—will escort them to the location of the Longines FEI World Cup. The international championship for show […]

Omaha’s Saint: Father Flanagan and the Cause for Canonization

Posted In: Family, Omaha Magazine, Religion

A small, framed black-and-white photo hangs on the living room wall of the Rev. Clifford Stevens’ modest apartment, located on the south campus of Omaha’s famous Village of Boys Town. It shows Monsignor Edward J. […]

New Year, New You

February 16, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Fashion, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications, Style

While you’re working out to get into your new year’s wardrobe don’t settle for gym clothes, have another wardrobe during your transition. Photo 1: Alex Priest: vest by Jean Paul Gaultier, shirt by Yves Saint […]

The Godfather of Tractor Punk

February 10, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Thank Gary Dean Davis for creating a genre of music original to Nebraska: tractor punk. The progenitor of tractor punk has been performing and recording music for 20 years on the independent label—SPEED! Nebraska Records—that […]

A Campaign Trail Nomad Rooted in Nebraska

February 8, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Thankfully, the presidential horse race was over and the breathless autopsy of the results were ebbing by Thanksgiving. It gave CNN’s senior Washington correspondent, Jeff Zeleny, a chance for a break—a quick holiday retreat to […]

Nebraska’s Capital

January 25, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

When Nebraska achieved statehood on March 1, 1867, it was the turning point in a 12-year-long, bitter, and sometimes violent struggle to move the capital from Omaha to…well, anywhere except Omaha. “Divisiveness festered the moment […]

Nick Manhart

January 18, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

The sign on the pedestrian bridge that spans Dodge Street connecting Memorial and Elmwood parks is somewhat out of date, says Nick Manhart. “It says ‘Most beautiful bridge.’ But the sign is completely rusted, which […]

The Historian’s Personal Collection

January 8, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Home, Places, Publications

Howard Hamilton, 82, has read every issue of every Omaha newspaper dating back to 1854. The Omaha historian, who was once fluent in 12 languages, moved to the area at age 5 with his family […]

The Secret of the Shimmy

January 5, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Inhale. exhale. The slow Middle Eastern music increases in tempo. The ladies’ hips sway side to side in rapid repeat. All three wear black spandex pants and V-neck T-shirts. Scarves, loosely wrapped around their waists, […]

Immature Art for Mature Audiences

December 30, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Since time immemorial, bored teen boys have been drawing a certain part of the male anatomy on anything they can set pen to. Identification of such “artists” usually leads to their detention. However, for Mike […]


 
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