Gary Numan Plays the Slowdown Days After Fatal Tour Bus Accident

September 28, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

“Here in my car, I feel safest of all. I can lock all my doors, it’s the only way to live.” Gary Numan’s 1979 hit song “Cars” has been a fan-favorite for decades, but the […]

Beck Gives Omaha Love in Lincoln

September 20, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

The musician Beck gave a plug to Omaha during his concert at Lincoln’s Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater. “I feel so comfortable here,” he said. “It must be a Nebraska/Omaha thing.” Beck is on tour for his […]

Goodbye, Mother India

September 14, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Web Exclusive

Mother India Restaurant is permanently closing this weekend. Saturday, Sept. 15, will be the restaurant’s last day of business, says Preethi D’Souza. The restaurant is open noon-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m on its final day. […]

Balloon and Wine Festival Lifts More than Spirits

July 30, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Sponsored Content, Web Exclusive

Watch out for the 12th Annual Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival on Aug. 10-11 at the festival’s new home—Leo Royal Memorial Park. The festival will host hot air balloons, helicopters, paragliders, skydivers, food, wine, beer, […]

1992 First Annual Best of Omaha Award Winners

July 10, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

Below are the results of the first ever Best of Omaha Survey contest. 100,000 ballots were distributed, and winners were selected in 56 categories. The results are reproduced here as published in the March/April 1992 […]

#OmahaMunchMadness 2018

July 6, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

For the main feature article (read it here) in Omaha Magazine’s July/August issue, we determined there are 49 zip codes in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area.  We worked with a freelance food writer and a […]

Review: Frank Foster’s Redneck Rock ’N’ Roll

June 18, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

Frank Foster was a sweet relief on a sweltering summer night. The country musician performed in Omaha on Friday, June 15, at The Waiting Room Lounge (with Bucka Ruse opening the night). Although Foster has […]

U2 Experience in Omaha

May 22, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

U2’s “Experience + Innocence” tour was more than a concert. It was more like a futuristic church sermon with the band’s chart-topping rock hits as the soundtrack. It was an experience.   A 100-foot-long LED […]

Omaha Magazine, Magazine of the Year

May 14, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

Omaha Magazine won top-honors at the 2018 Great Plains Journalism Awards in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Friday, May 4. Named “Magazine of the Year,” Omaha Magazine staff and contributors had five winning entries and 15 finalist […]

A Revolutionary Meeting

April 3, 2018 · Posted In: Web Exclusive

Down in the old Chinatown, underground tunnels and hidden rooms were just some of the mysteries reported by The Omaha Daily Bee newspaper in August 1894. For a former frontier community, Omaha’s media was well-attuned […]


 
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