Hazy Shades of Winter

January 15, 2016 · Posted In: At Home, Home, OmahaHome, Publications

The greys and whites of winter do not bother Dr. Christian Bessmer and his wife, Gina. In fact, they designed their home around the color (or is that color-less?) scheme. Their story is colorful. They […]

Joy of Cooking

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

Joyeon “Joy” Wang is an artist. Her medium? Computers and fish.  Wang, a trained graphic designer and sushi chef, operates Maru Sushi & Korean Grill with her mother, Boksoon Park. Formerly Han Kuk Kwan Korean […]

Dominique Morgan

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

I’m gonna be so honest with you right now it will piss…you…off. I started writing music at seven. Music just comes to me. I don’t read music. The shit just happens and I just go […]

Omaha Ski Club

January 14, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

When Janet Tuttle was in her 40s, she wanted to take up skiing again, an activity she started at age 14 but stopped when home and family life took over. She joined the Omaha Sports […]

Laura Marlane

January 13, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Laura Marlane’s first clue should have been the card catalogs she created for her personal library…while she was still in elementary school. “Organization has always been my compulsion,” she says, “And I didn’t want to […]

Entrap Games

January 12, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles, Publications

The games began the moment we walked in. As my friends and I waited for our adventure to begin, we played with old-fashioned brain-teaser games in the lobby, such as a pair of horseshoes chained […]

The Mininos

January 11, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Steve and Jenny Minino sit at the table during a Sunday morning sipping coffee while their kids—Kenedi, age 7, and Zachary, age 6—sit on the couch with iPads. It’s a not-so-typical morning in the life […]

A Track’s Trek Through the Garden

January 8, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

A train’s song is iconic, and with the flip of a switch, Jerry Paladino’s garden railroad roars to life. When not in use, the cars and engines live on shelves that line the walls of […]

Quartermaster Depot

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Places, Publications

There is probably only one famous quartermaster in history: The character Q from the James Bond books and movies, currently played onscreen by Ben Whishaw as a bedheaded computer nerd, previous played as tweedy arms […]

Omaha’s Urban Legends

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

Every place has its urban legends, some quite famous. The Tower of London, as an example, has a group of ravens, and an urban legend to accompany them: If they ever leave, the story goes, […]