Gurdon Wattles and the Streetcar Riots of 1909

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

It is difficult to imagine Omaha’s once-bustling streetcar system. Scarce evidence remains: There are alleys downtown paved in brick with rail lines running down them, and some old buildings that were once car barns, but […]

Mayhew Cabin

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

To speak in archetypal clichés—without knowing where you came from, it can be difficult to understand where you are going. Nestled just south of Omaha in Nebraska City lies a piece of history that offers […]

Czech, Please

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Places, Publications

Omahans received a shock in early May when they learned yet another longtime local restaurant would shutter its doors. Soon after Terry Kapoun and his family announced they were closing Bohemian Cafe, old and new […]

Obviously Omaha

June 29, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

APPRECIATE Omaha’s Czech community will lose a cornerstone of culinary heritage with the shuttering of the Bohemian Cafe (1406 S. 13th St.) scheduled for September. Enjoy dining on their signature plum dumplings, svickova, goulash, hasenpfeffer, […]

Putting the Fun in Functional

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: At Home, Home, Lifestyle, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine, Places

First-time visitors to the home of Cory and Teri Wehrbein often let out an audible “wow” or “whoa” when looking up, around, and through the property. Located on an acre of land off Bay Road […]

Living Small to Live Large

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Places

Sometimes to live large, you’ve got to live small—very small. This, at least, is the working mantra of Kevin and Amanda Kohler, who occupy a 620 square-foot condo off of 16th and Farnam streets. The […]

ASID Project Awards 2015

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Places

Environments, spaces, rooms…doesn’t matter how you refer to them…the vibe of your business can have a profound impact on the bottom line. Professional designers are an integral partner when it comes to conceptualizing, coordinating, and […]

Obviously Omaha

February 9, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

Obviously Omaha goes on the road this month to explore Lincoln’s historic Haymarket district. Heading down for a basketball game or concert at Pinnacle Bank Arena? Here’s a guide to our favorite galleries, coffee shops, […]

Quartermaster Depot

January 8, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Places, Publications

There is probably only one famous quartermaster in history: The character Q from the James Bond books and movies, currently played onscreen by Ben Whishaw as a bedheaded computer nerd, previous played as tweedy arms […]

Omaha’s Urban Legends

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

Every place has its urban legends, some quite famous. The Tower of London, as an example, has a group of ravens, and an urban legend to accompany them: If they ever leave, the story goes, […]


 
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