Mary Beth Harrold

October 16, 2016 · Posted In: Before & After, Home, OmahaHome, Publications

For Mary Beth Harrold, “decking the halls” means something a tad more extravagant than outfitting a fir tree with antique Santa-themed artifacts. A long-time Papillion resident, Harrold has spent the last four decades doing what […]

Doug Strain

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Fitness, Health, Publications

Nestled in the leafy upper levels of the Old Market Passageway, tucked in the conjoining rooms of a former yoga studio, you’ll find the cozy abode of Aether & Epsom, a massage therapy studio and […]

Small Town Feel, Minutes from Omaha

April 22, 2016 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Publications, West Omaha

West of Dodge Street, off of Highway 275 in a lake community near Valley, Nebraska, you’ll find the Akerson family home—unique not only for its contemporary appearance but also its construction from the ground up. […]

High Kicks, High Goals

April 20, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Think carefully before picking a fight with Katie Smith—she’s a black belt in taekwondo. Oh, yeah, she’s also 12 years old. Last summer, Smith earned a gold medal with Amateur Athletic Union Taekwando at a […]

Living Small to Live Large

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Places

Sometimes to live large, you’ve got to live small—very small. This, at least, is the working mantra of Kevin and Amanda Kohler, who occupy a 620 square-foot condo off of 16th and Farnam streets. The […]

The Dotzlers

April 28, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

When Josh Dotzler was 2 years old, his father sold everything they owned, including their house and cars, and relocated his family to a rundown building in a crime-ridden neighborhood in North Omaha. The reason: […]

Tehillah Alphonso

April 20, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Originally published in March/April 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. For 17-year-old Tehillah Alphonso, landing a spotlight on the big stage is quickly shifting from dream to reality. A junior at Marian High School, Alphonso was […]

Drew Davies

March 30, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Originally published in March/April 2015 Omaha Magazine Sometimes a business’s most successful seeds are sewn in grassroots. At least, this is the approach that seems to have worked quite well for entrepreneur Drew Davies, who […]

Big Museum, Pint-Sized Fun

Bricks & Molder

February 24, 2015 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Encounter, People, Places

Originally published in March/April 2015 Encounter magazine. The rustic charm of Jackson Street Booksellers is practically an undisputed fact amongst Omahans. Narrow and crooked aisles, packed with books, wind back into the store in a […]