Jack Becker

October 31, 2013 · Posted In: Fashion, Galleries & Museums, Omaha Magazine, People, Style

The dapper executive director and chief executive officer of Joslyn Art Museum, Jack Becker, agreed to play a 
rapid-fire game of “Fashion Word Association” for this issue’s Style Shot: Leisure Suit
 “Oh, boy. I think […]

This Is Halloween

Joe Giles

Posted In: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

He’s just come back from a walk, palm trees in the background, with a 3-pound Chihuahua named Minnie Mouse. Joe Giles is no longer a Nebraska kid following an Air Force dad around the Midwest. […]

Lutheran Family Services

October 30, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Giving, Omaha Magazine

Lutheran Family Services President and CEO Ruth Henrichs remembers meeting a young man a year ago who had a tattoo on his lower arm that read “Born to Lose.” When she asked him about it, […]

Community Service

October 29, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Teen Voices

I don’t feel that most teenagers have anything against community service. We just don’t know how to go about it. When you’re my age, the benefits of community service far outweigh the negatives. You can […]

Omaha Press Club

Pioneers in Media

October 28, 2013 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Business, Entertainment, Leaders, People

Eileen Wirth entered the Omaha World-Herald newsroom in 1969 and wondered, “Where are the women?” Unknowingly, she had become one of the newspaper’s first female city reporters. Dr. Wirth broke through gender barriers again as […]

J’s on Jackson

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

Ask Jay Siers what the best thing is on his menu. “Our filets.” This is said with finality. The owner of J’s on Jackson will have his medium rare, thank you. Carrots and asparagus on […]

Prep for College Now

Posted In: Education, Finance, Finance & Real Estate, HerFamily

With college tuition seeing double-digit hikes and student loan debt at an all-time high, affording college is a big concern for many parents and students. But there are plenty of options that can make higher […]

Libby Krecek

October 27, 2013 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

“Puh-leeze,” she would beg on family vacations as a girl, “can we go to the history museum?” Libby Krecek has a longtime passion for both history and museums. By the fourth grade, she had decided […]