The Omaha Tribe and Horses

March 3, 2017 · Posted In: History, People

The city of Omaha is named after the Umonhon people. The state of Nebraska is also an Umonhon word, NiBlaSka, or “Land of the Flat Waters.” Neither this city nor this state would be named […]

Austin Ortega

February 23, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

How did a smallish soccer-playing Hispanic kid from sun-drenched Escondido, California, end up an ice hockey star in Nebraska? Although his profile does not fit the stereotypical hockey player, UNO Mavericks forward Austin Ortega has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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The sign on the pedestrian bridge that spans Dodge Street connecting Memorial and Elmwood parks is somewhat out of date, says Nick Manhart.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 […]

Frank Carter

December 28, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

The story of Frank Carter—Omaha’s phantom sniper—is a histrionic tale of fear and madness gripping the city in the wake of a mysterious shooting spree. For several weeks in February of 1926, the whole of […]

Suzanne Wilke

October 16, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Suzanne Wilke pulls up to her dog grooming store and exits her white Pathfinder with an exuberant wave and a giant smile on her face. She walks indoors and is immediately greeted with a barrage […]

Family Feud

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

“At home sitting on your couch it’s easy to think of the answers, but when you’re up there you have to be on your A-game and don’t have extra time to think.” -Danita Webb There’s […]

Greg Eklund

October 14, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, People, Publications

Omaha’s appeal is simple for Eklund: “There’s a lot of artists and musicians, but it’s still affordable.” He says Omaha is like Portland 30 years ago: “It wasn’t a big town, but it was super […]

Empowering North Omaha

October 13, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

“Everybody says that it takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when the village really needs to be brought back together in order to do that work?” asks Willie Barney, the founder […]


 
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