Suzanne Kossow travels world despite cancer

Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Talk with Suzanne Kossow, and a quote from the film Shawshank Redemption comes to mind: “Get busy living or get busy dying.” Unfortunately, we all face the same conclusion at the end of our days. […]

Gifts of Life stories of Organ donors, families

Gifts of Life

January 4, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

To describe life with cystic fibrosis, Dan Gerdes starts by talking about a frog. Specifically, a frog put into a pot of water that’s slowly brought to a boil. “It creeps up on you,” Gerdes […]

September/October 2018 Destinations

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Aksarben Village Run, don’t walk, to Aksarben Village this September and October. Then run. Or walk. At last count there were SEVEN run/walk fundraisers scheduled for the Village this fall. The lineup: Sept. 8, 9-11 […]

Getting a New Sense for Concussions

August 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Sports

As a linebacker for Omaha Gross High School more than 30 years ago, Stephen Eubanks slammed head-first into an Omaha Westside linebacker. “I still have a very vivid memory of this,” Eubanks recalls. “It felt […]

Encounter Destinations

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Encounter Destinations

April 25, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Come May, it’s time to get your groove on again at Aksarben Village’s Stinson Park. That’s because Saturdays @ Stinson concerts return with perhaps the best lineup to date. The sounds begin May […]

Bill Gonzalez

April 6, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Chat with Bill Gonzalez for a short while and one thing becomes clear: It really is hard to keep a good man down. Nearly 20 years ago, Gonzalez was down. In August 1999, while working […]

Taxes Will Not Be The Death Of You

March 23, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Accounting firm Lacey & Associates has been around plenty long. Not nearly as long, though, as the document that hangs on its office reception wall—a 1913 Federal Form 1040 Income Tax Return. That’s the first […]

Encounter Destinations

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Moving Day is coming to Aksarben Village in more ways than one. Moving Day is a national day created by the Parkinson’s Foundation that is dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. It […]

Monarch Prime & Bar

December 22, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Perhaps it’s fitting that downtown’s newest dining establishment, Monarch Prime & Bar, opened on Halloween weekend. First, there was a trick—flipping the space used by the two previous restaurants with the event space to call […]