Eateries As Art Galleries in Benson

Eateries as Art Galleries

June 13, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

It’s not unusual, on a warm summer night, to see a line of people waiting to purchase a uniquely flavored ice-cream cone, such as Zen Blend Coffee, from Ted & Wally’s. But on the first […]

Flatiron building, downtown Omaha

Exchanging Land for Buildings

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: OmahaHome

Chances are, most Omahans have never heard of George Prinz, but chances are just as good that they have seen his work. Whatever his anonymity is today, Prinz built a name for himself in the […]

Building a Vision at 1416 Dodge St.

May 23, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine

The empty lot at 1416 Dodge St. is seen as a field of dreams for many companies, but getting steel and glass to rise there is not a case of build it and they will […]

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 […]