Gardens Under Glass

November 18, 2014 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome, Places

The Lauritzen Gardens is already internationally respected for its lush grounds, exhibits, educational programs, and events. Now it has become a truly year-round destination with the October opening of the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory. The […]

Persian Diversion

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

If your dining experience at Ahmad’s Persian Cuisine feels less than formal, know that vibe is exactly what Ahmad Nazar intended when opening his Old Market restaurant 24 years ago. Nazar came to the United […]

Giving Thanks and Just Giving

November 17, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

If there was one thing I did well when working in my church front office, it was receiving calls and walk-ins from people who needed money for food, gas bill, rent, or a heat bill. […]

Preserving History

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Inside the carriage house on the grounds of the Joslyn Castle, Jim Fogarty and company have a comfortable, and enviable, set up. Couches, bookshelves and pieces of art make up the eclectic decor in what […]

Slogan Explosion

November 8, 2014 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

Back in the day, if a girl was being cajoled into a blind date with me, I would have been described to her as being a “nice guy.” I wasn’t even that nice, especially by […]

Vintage Verve

November 7, 2014 · Posted In: Fashion, Omaha Magazine, People, Style

Chic but minimal” is the fashion philosophy of Michelle Morrison, an academic success counselor and leadership development specialist at Creighton University. Here she sports a classically simple yet sophisticated ensemble that captures the very essence […]

The Gods Must Be Crazy

November 6, 2014 · Posted In: Online Exclusive

The action in the Brigit Saint Brigit production of An Iliad takes place at the gates of Troy, but it could just as easily have been Baghdad, Beirut, Belfast, or Biafra. When it comes to […]

Boys Town’s Learning Academy

November 5, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

At this point in the year, after students have returned from summer break and have readjusted to the routine of school, some students may continue to struggle to keep up academically with their peers. Despite […]

Ashton Taylor

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Many college students relish summers back home, and Ashton Taylor is no exception. “I miss Omaha so much when I’m away at school,” says the 19-year-old who is starting her sophomore year at Brigham Young […]

Waking Up from City Planners’ Utopian Dream.

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

It seems that the push into new urbanism has cost cities and developers a lot of money. All money spent in an effort to create from whole cloth a new Utopian form of urban-density design. […]