June 22-25 Weekend Picks

June 22, 2017 · Posted In: Weekend Picks

  PICK OF THE WEEK—Saturday, June 24: If you missed last week’s Pride Parade, don’t worry. There’s still time to celebrate and honor diversity at this Saturday’s Heartland Pride Festival. The festival is once again […]

Lunch With Buffett

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

With food-inspired songs such as “Charleston’s,” “Medium Rare,” and the album’s title track, the duo displays a penchant for sweet-sounding beats and aspirations to dine with Omaha’s most affluent resident, Warren Buffett. They speculate that […]

Punk You

Posted In: Encounter, Music, Nightlife

You can call Brothers Lounge a “punk bar” and not get too much grief from so-called “punk purists.” However, calling Brothers a “punk bar” is like calling The Clash a “punk band.” Technically, it may […]

Weird Is Good

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People

Since transplanting from Pennsylvania nearly a decade ago, Christopher Vaughn Couse has made the observation that Omaha is downright weird—but in a good way. From the hipster-laden streets of Benson to the apex of West […]

A Fresh Homemade Kitchen

Posted In: Home Improvement, Omaha Home

Out of all the genius quotes from world-renowned architects and designers, Kylie Von Seggern’s favorite comes from a celebrity chef. Her profile on Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture’s website lists the words of Anthony Bourdain as […]

A Glamorous, Functional Basement Remodel

Posted In: Home Improvement, Omaha Home

Seeking a grand basement remodel, a client came to me with hopes of creating a unified space with smaller intimate areas instead of an open floor plan. The original space felt very disconnected with no […]

Louder Together

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

Lauren Martin was a small-town farm girl from McCook, Nebraska. She loved country music and never expected she would one day lead Maha—Nebraska’s pre-eminent annual music festival. On Aug. 19, Martin oversees one of Maha’s boldest […]

Living Large in the Backyard

Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

If there were but one thing to consider before building your very own epic backyard party central, equipped with all the essential grilling and barbecue fixtures, it is this: Your guests don’t have to live […]

Omaha Home Opener

Posted In: At Home, Home

When summertime arrives, my husband and I have a tradition of inviting friends and family to our lakeside property to share food, sip cocktails, and watch fireworks. Summer get-togethers would not be the same without […]

The Land of Pharaohs and Omaha Beef Liver

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

CAIRO, Egypt—Sometime around 2012, I started going to a sausage and liver cart in the middle-class neighborhood of Dokki where I then lived. I was still new to Egypt, having recently moved from the U.S. […]


 
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