Right On Time

August 31, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Business, People

Sometimes, Bob Rowlee winds a dozen clocks in his living room. Then, after a long day of tinkering in the basement workshop of his West Omaha home, he finally sits down to watch the 10 […]

Going with the Flow

August 30, 2014 · Posted In: At Home, Home, OmahaHome, People

Southeast of Tekamah, Neb., Jack Savage savors a chunk of watermelon as he peers out over the Missouri River from his picture window. Prairie grass and sapling cottonwoods undulate in the foreground. Just above eye […]

Saving the Sacred

August 29, 2014 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Holy and charged with emotion—dances for the departed, drum beats to ancient rhythms, regalia adorned with symbols of legends and deeds and faith—the pow-wow circle is tuned to solemnity, meaning, and reverence. Then again, some […]

A Perfect Match

August 28, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Downtown, Encounter, Places

That imposing building with an iron front near 13th and Howard streets is actually made up of three buildings, each with an interesting history. The family-owned J.P. Cooke Co. is on its fourth generation and […]

Back on Track

August 27, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, Omaha Magazine, Parenting

Tara Ziesel has often had to ask for time off from her job for emergency runs to her son’s preschools. Her boy, Caden, was, as she says, “a holy terror.” When frustrated or angry, he […]

Molly Schuyler

August 26, 2014 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Molly Schuyler’s family often dined at the buffet where her dad strongly advised her and her three brothers they had better get his money’s worth. By now, the professional competitive eater has most certainly made […]

TD Ameritrade

August 25, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office

Mike Burns cycles two miles every morning to his corporate job off the Papio Trail. The 51-year-old e-commerce director arrives by 8:15 a.m. (weather permitting).Then, he tucks his bike into an employee locker and heads upstairs. Thirteen hundred employees at TD Ameritrade’s new […]

Overloaded Backpacks

Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

Overloaded backpacks cause stress on the spine and shoulders, resulting in muscle fatigue and strain, claims the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). In fact, the excessive weight in backpacks may cause a child to […]

Island at the End of the Rainbow

August 24, 2014 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Decked out in a Hawaiian print shirt with a gleaming bald head and dyed red beard, Nils Anders Erickson squeezes through a narrow corridor wedged between piles of vintage music gear. Wood-framed speakers, guitars and […]

Along for the Ride

August 23, 2014 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, Style

Michael Alley of Alley Poyner Maccietto Architecture often cycles to work. And wife Laura, who also works at the firm located in NoDo’s TipTop Building? She pedals on occasion as well. Here she’s just along […]