For 35 years, Omaha Magazine has brought stories of the city’s most fascinating people and interesting places. This regional lifestyle magazine serves a readership of more than 180,000 people, both print and web, reaching local homes, professional offices, and nearly every hotel/motel room in the area. Every two months, our award-winning writers, photographers, columnists and designers bring you captivating stories on area homes and gardens, lifestyles, food and dining, style, the arts, entertainment, and travel. If it’s Omaha, it’s in Omaha Magazine.

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Local Speak-Easies Harken to Olden Days

March 4, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine

As hard as it is to believe now, a small group of extremists once managed to take over the United States government. Their goal was simple: make everyone stop drinking liquor. Prohibition lasted from 1920 […]

Preservation of King Fong Cafe

March 3, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

To walk upstairs from 16th Street to the dining area of King Fong Cafe was like passing through a time-warp. Destination: Southern China, more than 100 years ago. Pagoda chandeliers hovered above lavish teakwood tables […]

About the Cover

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha once featured a small Chinatown. Omaha Magazine imagines how the local Chinatown would look today if it hadn’t vanished. Senior Graphic Designer Derek Joy illustrated a Chinatown gate with Omaha’s iconic First National […]

A Timeline of Chinese in Omaha

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Chinese migration to Omaha began, indirectly, during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. The “Old Gold Mountain” (i.e., the Chinese term for California) attracted a flood of unskilled laborers known as coolies. Nationwide, the Chinese […]

The Horses Are Back!

Posted In: Events, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The International Omaha indoor jumping and dressage competition continues its ascent in the horse sports world, drawing the fastest horses and riders to Omaha from qualifying contests in Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Denver. […]

Christian Heineking

Posted In: Events, Omaha Magazine, Sports

As his last name implies, Christian Heineking is truly king of the horse jumping ring. He’s won four out of five International Omaha Grand Prix jumping events, and he competed in the 2017 FEI World […]

2018 March/April Giving Events

Posted In: Calendar, Giving Events, Omaha Magazine

March 1 (5:30-9 p.m.) Celebrity Chef 2018 Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: Embassy Suites La Vista — March 2 (7-10:30 p.m.) I-80 Cosmopolitan Club’s Gala: An Evening on the Italian Riviera Benefiting: Diabetes-related […]

2018 March/April Explore!

Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Nebraska Marvelous Maples Through March 10 at Lied Lodge & Conference Center, 611 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City. Guests will learn how maple syrup is made and be able to sample sap straight from the tree […]

Chinatown Lost and Found

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

There are only a few remnants of early Chinese-American history left in Omaha. The city’s former Chinatown is almost forgotten. The building at 1415 Farnam St. (now occupied by Kitchen Table) was for many years […]

Breaking the Silence of Osteoporosis

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

Underdiagnosed and undertreated, osteoporosis is a bone disease that often leads to severe and debilitating bone fractures. Roughly 35 million Americans are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and many who are living with the condition […]