Encounter is a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to Downtown Omaha (the Old Market, NoDo, and SoDo) and Midtown. Unique entertainment, exciting cuisine, and the latest activities from the movers and shakers of this ambitious, artistic community are all showcased with fun copy and beautiful photography. Step into the nearest downtown coffeeshop or neighborhood bistro to pick up the latest issue.

For questions about editorial, contact Encounter editor Daisy Hutzell-Rodman.

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Colossal Heart & Soul

July 22, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

Josh Hoyer, 39, isn’t afraid to speak candidly. With a heavy touring schedule and family at home in Lincoln, the lead singer and keyboardist for Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal knows full well the sacrifices […]

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The McBrides

July 15, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Home, Publications

Caroline McBride sobbed as she left midtown Omaha with her partner, M.J., and the last load of their belongings from their midtown home. She was so happy there. The tears quickly subsided as they arrived […]

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Visual Dialogue

July 8, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

The work of multimedia artist Sarah Rowe is often described as having a “sense of playfulness and a hint of sarcasm,” and Rowe herself says that art sometimes speaks in a way that is provocative […]

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Local Musician Trades California for Omaha

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Kellogg Place

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Sports

Nonconformity is at home at Kellogg Place. The bustling, brick, glass-fronted space at 24th and Harney streets hosts three separate business operations that buck the status quo. Muglife Coffee Roastery, Greenstreet Cycles, and Wag pet […]

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Doug Strain

Posted In: Encounter, Fitness, Health, Publications

Nestled in the leafy upper levels of the Old Market Passageway, tucked in the conjoining rooms of a former yoga studio, you’ll find the cozy abode of Aether & Epsom, a massage therapy studio and […]

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Yes She Is

June 16, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

No bone-honest Omaha scenester between the ages of 15 and 35 doesn’t want to be Kianna Alarid when they grow up. Alarid’s first band, Tilly and the Wall, indie-rocked the 00s with effusively youthful songs […]

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Why Not Omaha?

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Sports

Just as it has been for the past 65 years, Omaha—especially downtown—will be hopping this summer. Since 1950, the city has been known as home base for the College World Series—first at Rosenblatt, and for […]

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“Look Bored and Wet”

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Ben Rowe

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Benjamin Rowe creates cocktails that, quite frankly, say, “drink me.”  They are magical, but they won’t make you smaller. The magic comes from the fact that they are crafted with a lot of thought and […]


 
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