Omaha Poets Populate 2018 One Book One Nebraska

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Nebraska poetry is not all about farms and cornfields (although some of it is).  The state has inspired a wide variety of poets and poems, as demonstrated by the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection, […]

Apartments for the Homeless

Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

Once a month, Tiffany Le Colst teaches RentWise, an eight-hour class that educates new renters about the responsibilities of being good tenants. “We go over scenarios that might come up and help clients decide how […]

Have you Herd of the Goat Yoga Craze?

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Megan Roth sits cross-legged on her mat in black shorts, a white tank, and a blue baseball hat with the words “Live Simply” etched into the front. “We know why you are here and it’s […]

Gary Pettit’s Wild Kingdom

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Gary Pettit rolled toward New Orleans with one pressing concern on his mind. The cats.  The hurricane had made landfall weeks prior, but New Orleans remained devastated with access […]

From Omaha to Broadway

October 21, 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.  […]

In the Crease, Covered in Grease

October 18, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

In 2007, during a race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, Brian Haaland stood up after drilling multiple lug nuts into one of the right tires on Jeff Green’s race car. As Green pulled away and […]

OutrSpaces

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Places

In fall 2017, panels of local arts experts held a lecture series that explored the personal and societal benefits of all forms of art, from opera to painting. The panelists used buzzwords like “golden age” […]

Escape on Wine Road

October 17, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Omaha Magazine, Places

Driving into the heart of wine country in Northern California, our chauffeur has to point out where last year’s devastation ravaged the landscape of Sonoma County. At first glance, we only see lush green hillsides. […]

Hard Cider, Easy Drinking

October 16, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The story of hard cider in Nebraska is tangled in the vines of local wine production.  In the spring of 2003, Mike Murman planted his first grapes on recently acquired rural property on the outskirts […]

60Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, People

‘Tis the season for snowbirds to fly south. It’s hard for me to imagine being a snowbird, though. I genuinely enjoy Nebraska’s winter months: the blowing snow, beautiful scenery, and families gathered for holidays. These […]