A Culinary Master in the Making

July 4, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Omaha Magazine, People

The metal crank wouldn’t work. Witney Stanley had to think of a solution fast. The pressure heated up the kitchen at the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center in Grand Island. The clock ticked tauntingly. Thirty minutes […]

Aprons Through the Ages

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

According to the King James Version of the Bible, the use of aprons dates back to Adam and Eve: “And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and […]

60Plus Opener

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Recipes

Since this is our food issue, I wanted to share a recipe that has been passed down through generations of my family. I remember Grandmother Johnson (my mother’s mother) coming for long summer and Christmastime […]

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

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 […]

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 […]


 
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