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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Back to the River

August 27, 2015 · Posted In: Business, Encounter, Ethics, Publications

The Asarco lead refinery along the Missouri riverfront was Omaha’s largest company in the mid-1880s. In fact, in the early 1900s, the Omaha plant was the largest lead refinery in the world. The company then […]

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Boiling Point

August 14, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. I love how isolated I am in downtown Omaha in a parking lot.” Jill Benz says this from the second floor of her Little Italy home, trees […]

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Neville Lawrence

August 7, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. It takes a bold man to admit when he’s super. It takes an even bolder man to admit when he’s Superstar. But singer-songwriter Neville Lawrence knows who he […]

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Saying Yes to Improv

July 31, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Humor, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. As soon as the word “morph” came up, I knew I was going to be in trouble. My improv workshop with Dylan Rohde, the founder and co-owner of […]

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Dinkers Bar & Grill

Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. Dinker’s. The name: hard to forget. The red sign with huge yellow letters proclaiming it the home of “Omaha’s Best Burger”: hard to miss. The food: hard […]

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Carol Rogers

July 17, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

This article appears in July/August The Encounter. Something in Jeanne Rogers broke. It fissured slowly, building and building until it exploded into one moment. That moment came in 2007 in the piano room, where she […]

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Urban Renewal

Posted In: Encounter, Fashion, Publications, Style

This article was published in July/August 2015 The Encounter. The eminently quotable fashion editor Diana Vreeland (Harper’s Bazaar 1936-1962, Vogue 1962-1971) once quipped, “There’s only one thing in life, and that’s the continual renewal of inspiration.” […]

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Britny Cordera Doane

July 10, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. You may have seen Britny Cordera Doane sitting with her typewriter on Howard Street in the Old Market. The “Old Market Poet” is a common sight, typing […]

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The Essential Simon Joyner

July 3, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

This article appears in The Encounter July/August 2015.  Simon Joyner is an American songwriting treasure. Writing, recording, and releasing music out of Omaha since 1992, Joyner has steadily built a resume as a timeless talent. […]

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The Object Enthusiast

June 26, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Publications

This article appears in May/June 2015 The Encounter. For artists dreaming of making a living from art, Emily Reinhardt’s life must seem like the ultimate fantasy. Every day, the 26-year-old turns down high-end retailers and […]


 
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