Family Feud

October 16, 2016 · 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 […]

Conner Rensch’s Extreme Weight Loss

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Conner Rensch gets recognized pretty much everywhere—at the salon where she works as a hairstylist, when she’s running errands around town, and even when she is out with friends for the evening. It all started […]

Ooh Là Là

October 12, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Vilaine Frange has planted her roots more than 88,000 Cornhusker football fields from home. But to this native of Besançon, France, the Cornhuskers—and football, for that matter—probably don’t mean a helluva lot. Pardon the Nebraska […]

The Matriarch Behind the Scenes

High on Jesus

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Getting high on Jesus in the Rocky Mountains, however, is always 100 percent legal. The Front Range looms overhead as Dan and Dawne Broadfield sip their morning coffee. Towering at a height of 14,259 feet, […]

The Most Expensive Presidential Election of All Time

October 11, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Money and politics are as American as baseball, apple pie, and corruption. Of course, baseball was based on the British game of rounders that began in the Tudor era. The first apple pie recipe was […]

Location Scout and Producer Jamie Vesay

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

When it comes to shooting video, Jamie Vesay of Omaha is a handler, facilitator, fixer, procurer, and—as his LinkedIn site puts it—“minutia wrangler” and “chaos killer.” He works on television commercials, music videos, and feature […]

My Battle With Opiates

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

I’ve had problems with a variety of drugs, but my story hit rock bottom with opiate addiction. I was always a very straight-and-narrow kid growing up in West Omaha. I obtained my pilot’s license when […]