Basketball to Poetry, This Week Runs the Gamut

April 5, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, April 6-Sunday, April 8: The weather may not be very spring-like this weekend, but it is that time. What better way to get ready for […]

Local Speak-Easies Harken to Olden Days

Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine

As hard as it is to believe now, a small group of extremists once managed to take over the United States government. Their goal was simple: make everyone stop drinking liquor. Prohibition lasted from 1920 […]

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 […]

Being Present for the Small Moments

April 2, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People

My mom passed away three days before this past Christmas. My friend and former co-worker Justin Swanson passed two days before that. Between the two, I wound up saying farewell to Justin in the ICU […]

Farm Simple Meets High Design at Bellswoods

April 1, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, Home, OmahaHome

The home of David and Diane Bell is the fruit of conscientious design, a reverent attention to landscape, and an affection for trees that has lingered in the family’s bloodline for generations. While its steel […]

Christian Heineking

March 31, 2018 · Posted In: Events, Omaha Magazine, Sports

As his last name implies, Christian Heineking is truly king of the horse jumping ring. He’s won four out of five International Omaha Grand Prix jumping events, and he competed in the 2017 FEI World […]

Alicia Sancho Scherich

March 29, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Art

Behind every good artist, there exists a muse. And for Alicia Sancho Scherich, her muse happens to be a former pen pal—Mother Teresa. Yes, that Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize winner and humanitarian extraordinaire.  The two connected […]

It’s a slammin’ Easter weekend

Posted In: Entertainment, Online Exclusive, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Easter Weekend! Friday, March 10-Sunday, April 1: It’s heeeeere! The resurrection of brightly colored eggs and ridiculously cute bunnies is happening now. And there are too […]

Eliminating The Impossible

March 28, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Theatre

Zhomontee Watson first took the stage when she was a sophomore in high school. Completely new to the world of acting, her first director chose her to play the lead in The Princess and the […]

Art Therapy

March 26, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Growing up in Omaha, 33-year-old Nick Rivers didn’t have many friends. His introverted personality made it nearly impossible to branch out into the social circles that surrounded him in school. Instead, the Northwest High graduate […]


 
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