Sam Mangiameli

October 4, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

Most college guys have a nickname. Some are even fit for print in a family publication. Sam Mangiameli, a University of Nebraska-Omaha junior, has two distinct but interrelated identities. Many on campus know him simply […]

Meriwether Lewis Suicide or Assassination

October 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, People

Kira Gale upset the historical establishment when she argued that the death of Meriwether Lewis was the result of assassination, not suicide.  Research into the explorers Lewis and (William) Clark consumed her life, up until […]

From the Heart

September 30, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Cristina Bertuldo caught herself singing—and lowered her voice to a slight hum.  “Sometimes, I’m very selfish with my gift,” she explains. “So many of my friends ask why I don’t sing as often.” She’s a […]

Omaha’s Own Da Vinci

September 22, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

It is hard to squeeze through the doorway; enormous canvases painted with human beings block the entryway of the cozy home near Memorial Park. The art forces one to stop and realign, and not just […]

Tip Top Living in Nodo

September 19, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, People

It’s an indisputable fact, according to Scott and Sara Baker. Their apartment north of downtown has the best views in the city, bar none.  With their oversized living room windows offering sights of the Omaha […]

Omaha is a 52-Weekend Destination

September 18, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

When a Minnesota mom was looking for a December weekend getaway, she looked toward Omaha. Yes, you read that correctly: December and Omaha. Greta,* a blogger living in Minnesota, visited Omaha during the summer a […]

Vets in Business

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Whenever I think about the veterans I know who have started businesses after leaving the military, I reflect on the leadership qualities they learned and bring with them to the workplace. Honesty, responsibility, respect—yes, these […]

Gladys Harrison: Captain of Big Mama’s Kitchen

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It takes a family to fill Big Mama’s shoes. Daughter No. 4, Gladys Harrison (general manager of Big Mama’s Kitchen and Catering), knows this all too well. She even keeps a pair of her mother’s […]

Hooray For Miss USA

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When 12-year-old Sarah Rose Summers asked her parents if she could compete in the National American Miss pageant, they gave her a major side eye.  “I was one of the shyest girls,” says Summers, now […]

Like a Kid Again

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]