Jazz Age to Tech Age

January 13, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

The grande dame of Omaha book clubs began as a sewing club 90 years ago. Women in white gloves and cloche hats met in homes for elegant Monday lunches. They read such books as E.M. […]

Make First 
Impressions Count

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office

How a business furnishes its workspace can define the company culture and help employees thrive. A well-planned office creates a good initial impression on guests and draws in potential candidates; it also improves the productivity […]

Renaissance Man

January 12, 2014 · Posted In: Art, Galleries & Museums, Leaders, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Scholar, lawyer, professor, arts administrator, university dean. David Thompson has had all these professional titles, but he’s impossible to pin down with a simple job description. Although he took the helm at KANEKO in July […]

The Yellow House

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Home, Parenting

“You have to be a little crazy to live with 14 people,” says Josh Buckingham-Weibel, “but, for our family, it just works. And I personally have enjoyed every minute that we’ve lived together.” Buckingham-Weibel is […]

Selfless Selfishness

January 11, 2014 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Pets, Places, Recreation

A recent visit to the Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) found volunteer Chet Bressman deep into an adoption consultation with Sara Edwards, Amanda Hoffman, and a pup of questionable parentage named Nina. There had apparently just […]


Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Teen Voices

Anger and frustration are emotions everyone experiences. The ways we manage those feelings are what is important. Teenagers are not experts at managing their anger and frustration in comparison to adults. Every day is a […]

Life Through a Lens

January 10, 2014 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

You have seen his work, although you may not know his name. He’s the man behind the iconic aerial stadium posters of the Nebraska Cornhuskers for the last 20 seasons. Whether it’s his peaceful imagery […]


Jim Barnes

American Payment Systems

January 9, 2014 · Posted In: Business Profiles, Sponsored Content

As a merchant bank-card processor, American Payment Systems (APS) has a pretty simple guarantee: They’ll lower any merchant’s processing costs, or they’ll write you a check for $500 for just letting them try. “To date,” […]

Dumplings, Leopards, and Sherpas, Oh My!

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Pets

Silas and Kimberly West have four children who are actively involved in soccer, ballet and tap, golf, Awana, choir, and a smattering of other hobbies. Those hobbies include taking care of a small zoo: two […]