Saving Animals, Chasing Penguins

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

As the dedicated diamond buyer for Borsheims, it’s not surprising that Heather Ingraham travels all over the world. She even went to the Falkland Islands recently—but not to inspect precious gems—to look at penguins. Ingraham, […]

Wanderings Of A Wordsmith

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Frank S. O’Neal published his first book of poetry in 2010 at age 62. In 2017, the Nebraska Arts Council exhibited his surrealist poetry video (a collaboration between the scribe and cinematographer Jason Fischer) for […]

Madison Chizek’s Dancing Ambition

April 13, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Madison Chizek slips on her tap shoes, throws her light brown hair in a ponytail, and laughs at herself in the mirror. “Ok, ready.” Her mother, Dawn, pushes play. The song “Are You That Somebody?” […]

Bill Gonzalez

April 6, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Chat with Bill Gonzalez for a short while and one thing becomes clear: It really is hard to keep a good man down. Nearly 20 years ago, Gonzalez was down. In August 1999, while working […]

Being Present for the Small Moments

April 2, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People

My mom passed away three days before this past Christmas. My friend and former co-worker Justin Swanson passed two days before that. Between the two, I wound up saying farewell to Justin in the ICU […]

Steve Grasz Takes the Bench

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Omaha attorney Steve Grasz sat watching TV in a conference room at the law firm of Husch Blackwell. Passionate about Husker basketball, he attends most of the home games and rarely misses a televised game. […]

Year of the Dog

February 23, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Bow. Wow. Holy cow. 2018 is a major milestone for Omaha Magazine. The current issue marks the first edition in our 36th volume—the completion of 35 years of local magazine publishing.  Publisher Todd Lemke started in […]

Back to the 1980s

February 14, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Aaron Gum can tell you several movies he loves, but ask about the one—the film that he most associates with his childhood—and his eyes sparkle. The clock tower…the electricity…the burn marks from the tires of […]

Alexander Payne’s Homecoming

February 13, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Alexander Payne’s new tragicomedy Downsizing imagines the fate of an overpopulated world hanging in the balance due to depleted natural resources. When scientists find a way to miniaturize humans, adventurous souls choose going small as an […]

Sax with Ed Archibald

January 17, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Fresh out of Technical High School, Ed Archibald and his bandmates had dreams of becoming the next Commodores. Then life happened. Jobs. Marriage. Kids. The dream and Archibald’s saxophone were tucked away. It took a […]


 
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