Marc Longbrake

April 22, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Techie Marc Longbrake was in college when he lost it at the movies. Intrigued with doing something in cinema, he managed computer-aided drafting designers for his 9-to-5 but crewed on local independent film projects for […]

Girl Time With the “The Knit Peeps”

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Publications, Retirement

While they may see it as just a hobby, a group of local women knitters are busy creating the heirlooms of tomorrow. “The Knit Peeps” as they refer to themselves, is a group that meets weekly […]

History in the Digital Age

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Publications

Lee Simmons has a goal to see all of the film in the archives of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium digitized and preserved. “We’ve got about 100,000 feet of 16mm film of virtually every […]

Sensitive Information

Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

As spring cleaning season is underway, many households in 2015 are finding one less thing they have to get rid of—paper records. Digitally storing sensitive information, such as medical records, is becoming a popular choice […]

King of the Road

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

There are many reasons a person might pop in at Sapp Bros. Travel Center’s Apple Barrel restaurant over a Saturday noon hour. Crosswinds, after all, blow in almost any direction. A pair of overall-clad old-timers […]

Architectural Archeology

Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

When it comes to gaining knowledge about a home’s heritage, the process of addition may sometimes come by way of subtraction. Some years ago we decided that the wallpaper in our home’s tiny upstairs powder […]

Free Ride

April 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, HerFamily, Publications

Charles Mitchell has never driven a car.  He doesn’t even have a license. Why not slow life down a bit and experience the outdoors instead? So he bikes. It’s a challenge and there is no […]

Custom Build

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Home Improvement

For Kevin and Amy Brokaw, it’s the small details that make their home their home. Little, unexpected things—wallpaper that looks like industrial-chic metal panels. An undercounter cabinet that pulls out to reveal rows of wine-glass […]

Theresa Sindelar

Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

As perhaps Omaha’s reigning queen of comedy, actress Theresa Sindelar is renowned for her ability to evoke peels of laughter on stages all across the city. She understands exactly what to do when the lights […]

A Joyful Noise

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Publications, Religion

Originally published in March/April 2015 edition of 60-Plus. Electric. Eclectic. Inspired. All of those descriptors apply to Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s Freedom Choir. Home for this contemporary gospel choir is a Late Gothic Revival-style house […]