Southwest Escape

April 7, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places

We’re creatures of habit. We live and breathe routine, and for the most part, we are comfortable in our ways. We’re busy. We think ahead. We worry. We wonder. We drive to work and run […]

Art Heist

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Style

Artwork by Kim Darling                             This article was printed in the March/April 2017 edition of Encounter.

How Omaha Railroaded Council Bluffs

April 6, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, Places

Thirteen years before Nebraska achieved statehood in 1867, a group of Council Bluffs businessmen helped establish “Omaha City.” They didn’t view Omaha as a rival to Council Bluffs; rather, they saw Omaha as a prime […]

Frequent Flyers

March 29, 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 […]

The Silicon Trail

March 28, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Omaha Magazine, Places

When United Airlines’ first daily nonstop service flight from Eppley Airfield to San Francisco International Airport eased away from the gate in September 2016, Randy Thelen made certain he had a seat. The senior vice […]

Uber and Lyft

March 26, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

With the post-millennial rise of ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, a generation weaned on digital technology could suddenly tap a smartphone app, summon a private car driven by the owner, and pay for the fare […]

Lenten Fish Fries

March 16, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Places

Lent in Omaha—a time of repentance and moderation for devout Catholics—is synonymous with crowded lines of happy, drunken people waiting for heaping piles of deep-fried fish. Parishioners and non-churchgoers alike rejoice with the approach of […]

A Portrait of the Filmmaker as a Young Man

March 14, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Knights in shining armor go searching for a legendary spoon. That was the concept of Sam Senser’s entry to the Canadian-based 50-Hour Film Competition. The contest’s theme was “twisted fairytale,” and all entries had to […]

Orchestrated by God, Encouraged by Parents

March 12, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

At his first public concert, a benefit for disabled children in Ecuador, Washington Garcia realized that he was put on Earth to serve others through music. “It was a revealing moment,” Garcia says. He was […]

Into the Wild

March 4, 2017 · Posted In: History, Lifestyle

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody officially started Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in May 1883 in Omaha. It was a natural place to start what would become an entertainment business generating hundreds of thousands of […]


 
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