Employment and the National Guard

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Rare is the job today with simple, fixed 9-to-5 hours and weekends off. Many jobs require a laptop, and it is usually a given that the machine will be joining its owner on off-hours and weekends. […]

Community First

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Giving

First National Bank is known for “putting customers first.” Part and parcel of that commitment is reinvesting in the communities their customers call home.   “Our success as a company is dependent upon the success […]

The Genetics of Speed

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

The family that accelerates from 0-60 in under 3 seconds together stays together. That observation holds true for at least one area father-son duo, Drs. Kam and Max Chiu. They are both radiation oncologists (Kam […]

Pingpong, Popcorn, and Pops of Colors

Posted In: B2B Magazine, In the Office

Ervin & Smith’s office resembles an aquarium floating above the Aksarben Village street level. But instead of fish, there is a full-service advertising and public relations firm occupying the second floor of 1926 S. 67th […]

Setting the Example

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

Stacy Martin knows she stepped into big shoes this past spring when she took over the leadership of Lutheran Family Services. After all, the previous president and CEO, Ruth Heinrichs, spent most of her career—41 […]

Story Telling with Evan Bartels

Posted In: Encounter, Music

There’s a quote featured on Evan Bartels’ website that resonates loudly with the Nebraska-bred musician: “Evan Bartels doesn’t sound like any singer I’ve ever heard. Ever. His voice sounds old and young at the same […]

Gladys Harrison: Captain of Big Mama’s Kitchen

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 […]

Homecoming

September 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

The origins of the first homecoming celebration are unclear. Baylor University, Southwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Missouri have all made claims, dating back to around 1910, that they originated the […]

If the Glass House Fits

September 12, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Midcentury modern was the look Jon and Jamie Jacobi were going for when they built their 1 ½ story home in The Prairies near 220th and Pacific streets last year. The couple appreciates the resurgent […]

From Omaha to Broadway

September 11, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

It might be an unlikely topic for an award-winning Broadway musical, but Come From Away tells the story of a tiny town in Newfoundland that welcomed thousands of stranded airline passengers on September 11, 2001.  […]


 
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