Image of marijuana leaf with a drop of CBD oil from cover

About the Cover

February 20, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Four states (Nebraska, South Dakota, Kansas, and Idaho) prohibit hemp-derived CBD following the recent legalization of hemp at the federal level. On Jan. 24, Idaho State Police busted a truck driver transporting 6,701 pounds of cannabis […]

Marijuana buds sitting atop prescription pad

2019 Medical Cannabis Op-Eds

February 19, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Web Exclusive

Omaha Magazine‘s March/April issue offers an in-depth look at the legality of cannabidiol (CBD) in Nebraska. Because CBD is sourced from cannabis, the magazine’s coverage in the article touches upon discussions of medical cannabis legalization ongoing […]

Animated Video: “Two Habits to Save the World: Napping and Walking”

Posted In: Web Exclusive

Do you go on walks? Do you take naps? Did you know that these two habits could help save the world? Just ask Otis Twelve. This is his column from the March/April issue of Omaha […]

Omaha Magazine Presents: Georg Joutras

Posted In: Web Exclusive

Ocean of Grass is Nebraska filmmaker Georg Joutras’ tribute to life on a Sandhills ranch. But before working with moving images, Joutras focused his lens on the Sandhills as a photographer. Catch Joutras’ images and […]

Saving a Life, Chasing the Dream Houston Alexander Foundation

Saving a Life, Chasing the Dream

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

Houston Alexander knew that his first-born child would be a fighter from the moment he laid eyes on her. Elan, his daughter, was born with kidney disease. “We knew that one day she would need […]

A self-portrait (ink) by Connor Meigs during his junior year

Art After Life

December 21, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The morning of the funeral, I woke early to write my identical twin brother’s eulogy. It began: “On the cover of a notebook, Connor spelled out his definition of art in boldface type: ‘Art is not […]

Sketches of Omaha

December 19, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

A watercolor print featuring Joslyn Castle is the centerpiece of a young couple’s remodeled living room in the Dundee neighborhood. The image is a reminder of their wedding day and the location where they married. […]

Heard by God

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The wait was torture. Six months of back-and-forth, missing documents, interviews, and paperwork.  Finally, Ismail Ntakirutimana had a passport in his hands. Now all he needed was a student visa to the United States.  But […]

After Lights Out, Gene Leahy Mall Demolition to Begin

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha turns extra magical the evening of Nov. 22, thanks to the annual ceremony for the Holiday Lights Festival. Festive lights will illuminate the mall until New Year’s Day. The mall’s next transformation will follow […]

Escape on Wine Road

October 17, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Omaha Magazine, Places

Driving into the heart of wine country in Northern California, our chauffeur has to point out where last year’s devastation ravaged the landscape of Sonoma County. At first glance, we only see lush green hillsides. […]