Uber and Lyft

March 26, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

With the post-millennial rise of ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, a generation weaned on digital technology could suddenly tap a smartphone app, summon a private car driven by the owner, and pay for the fare […]

A Portrait of the Filmmaker as a Young Man

March 14, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Knights in shining armor go searching for a legendary spoon. That was the concept of Sam Senser’s entry to the Canadian-based 50-Hour Film Competition. The contest’s theme was “twisted fairytale,” and all entries had to […]

Orchestrated by God, Encouraged by Parents

March 12, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

At his first public concert, a benefit for disabled children in Ecuador, Washington Garcia realized that he was put on Earth to serve others through music. “It was a revealing moment,” Garcia says. He was […]

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The sign on the pedestrian bridge that spans Dodge Street connecting Memorial and Elmwood parks is somewhat out of date, says Nick Manhart.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


 
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