60 Plus in Omaha is the newest addition to the Omaha Magazine publications. It’s both a stand-alone magazine and a special section within each issue of Omaha Magazine. 60 Plus features important issues for the retiring “Baby-Boomer” generation, from active living and style to health care and traveling.
 
For questions about editorial, contact 60 Plus in Omaha contributing editor Gwen Lemke.

Francophile

October 9, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Half a century ago, while attending Mercy High School, Anne Marie Kenny cultivated a Francophile passion. At 21, she followed it to realize a dream of being a cabaret artist in France. She went from […]

The Flower Lady of Leavenworth

September 12, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

If you live in or frequent the Elmwood Park area, chances are you’ve seen her. A petite, mysterious figure frequently and fastidiously tending her impressive garden at 57th and Leavenworth streets—her face obscured by a […]

How Do Old-Fashioned Candies Stand the Test of Time?

September 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Americans have a taste for sweet foods. According to the American Heart Association, the average American consumes three times the daily recommended intake for sugar. We’ve been eating sweets for quite some time, due both […]

Food for the Heart

August 28, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Marie Losole still laughs when telling what she calls “the story of our escapade,” a 1967 elopement by train to Idaho, one of two states where 18-year-olds could get married at that time without parental […]

From Profane to Sacred

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Religion

Twenty-five years ago hordes of television cameras and newspaper reporters descended on Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to cover the trial of a 31-year-old serial killer whose depths of depravity defied comprehension. Details of the murders—17 in all, […]

Old School Social Media

August 22, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Today, social media is brimming with food photos. But a pre-digital form of social media has been sharing favorite dishes since the 19th century. It’s probably the only “published” book containing your grandmother’s beloved gingerbread […]

La Famiglia di Firma

August 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Like a good book title, the names of the Firmature brothers’ bars and restaurants could almost paint a picture of what awaited customers. At The Gas Lamp, you could savor a prime rib and listen […]

Ralston Fourth of July Volunteer

July 19, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Online Exclusive

Ralston, Omaha’s neighbor just south of Q Street, has a population of less than 7,300 for 364 days a year.  On Independence Day, the town’s Fourth of July celebration brings in approximately 40,000 people for […]

Her Fountain of Youth

July 11, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Few visitors who sneak a peak at Betty Davis’ treasure trove of soda fountain collectibles can appreciate their impact on generations of Americans who grew up before the 1950s. The ice cream molds, dippers, five-headed […]

60Plus Opener

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Who doesn’t love reading about food? When I had a real estate company, we printed an annual cookbook with recipes from clients and salespeople. I still enjoy cooking some of the recipes. I have to […]


 
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