A Decade of Maha, Munch Madness, and Best of Omaha

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Oh, Maha, you make this city a better place. Maha Music Festival turns 10 years old this summer. In honor of the milestone, Omaha Magazine has partnered with the festival to produce a special (sponsored) […]

Between the Lines

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Elizabeth Kottich – Editorial Intern Elizabeth Kottich of Neola, Iowa, is pursuing a master’s degree in English with a focus on creative nonfiction writing at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. When she is not busy with […]

Eric Falk’s Mean Green Pulling Machine

June 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Recreation

Horsepower, innovation, and family-friendly fun are at the heart of truck and tractor pulling. The popular motorsport evolved from the agrarian tradition of horse pulling, in which farmers urged their teams to pull sleds along […]

Ted Genoways

June 14, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Award-winning poet, journalist, editor, and author Ted Genoways of Lincoln, Nebraska, has long been recognized for his social justice writing as a contributor to Mother Jones, onEarth, Harper’s and other prestigious publications. While editor of […]

Don Hilpipre

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Stella’s Bar & Grill is paradise for burger-lovers. So, it should come as no surprise that the Bellevue eatery’s most loyal regular has been eating at Stella’s for more than 60 years.  It’s not just […]

MILLENNIAL MYTH: We’re Job Hoppers

June 13, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, People

I’m a millennial who’s held four different jobs over the past two years.  This begs the question, “Am I a cliché?” Gallup called millennials the “job-hopping generation” in a 2016 study.  An April NBC news article […]

The Beermuda Bicycle Tour

May 31, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

It began as a simple adventure concocted by four bicycling buddies to explore local byways on two wheels and sample good beer from the state’s burgeoning craft brewery landscape. Four days later, they dubbed their […]

Seeking Counsel of the Wilderness in Summer

May 20, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide, People

Spencer Hawkins has encountered bears 24 times in his life. One encounter happened when he woke up early to fish. Pausing to change his lure, he says, “something felt wrong. I turned over my shoulder, […]

Leave No Trace

May 19, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Take a look at 19-year-old Katie Werkmeister scaling an indoor climbing wall, trudging along happily on a backcountry hike, or scrambling along on a bouldering trip, and you’d think she has been adventuring her entire […]

Scuba Diving, Kayaking, & Wheelchair Rugby

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When Jon Schuetz moved to southwest Florida from the Sioux City area in 2006, he leased a house four blocks from the beach to enjoy everything the ocean had to offer, like swimming, kayaking, and […]


 
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