Weird Is Good

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People

Since transplanting from Pennsylvania nearly a decade ago, Christopher Vaughn Couse has made the observation that Omaha is downright weird—but in a good way. From the hipster-laden streets of Benson to the apex of West […]

La Famiglia di Firma

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Like a good book title, the names of the Firmature brothers’ bars and restaurants could almost paint a picture of what awaited customers. At The Gas Lamp, you could savor a prime rib and listen […]

Transitorily Yours

June 15, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People

As a millennial in the midst of fatherhood, there’s a range of interesting observations and surprising lessons I’ve taken in along the way. I somehow evaded having a child throughout most of my adult life. […]

Seamus Campbell Takes the Stage

June 14, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Like so many kids, 9-year-old Seamus Campbell loves The Jungle Book. He’s one of countless children to be enchanted by the thought of boppin’ around the jungle with cool, scat-singing Baloo, relishing the “Bare Necessities” […]

Broom Man

June 1, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Sculptor John Lajba has made a name for himself by documenting Omaha’s most iconic figures. His subjects range from joyous to somber. One of his bronzes, The Road To Omaha, is a familiar image broadcast […]

Transitorily Yours

May 31, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, People

Since we all know millennials are prone to nostalgia and the whole “Netflix’n’chill” bit, I recently watched the series The Get Down. In the Netflix production, a couple of kids work their way through the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


 
123...