Preston Love Jr. at his office

Preston Love Jr. Isn’t Through Yet

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

Despite a long list of achievements, Preston Love Jr. isn’t ready to head off into the sunset. The 77-year-old has attained a range of successes throughout his eventful life; induction into the Nebraska Black Sports […]

Houston Alexander at Axios

The Duality of Houston Alexander

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Houston Alexander is in love with two art forms. He works hard catering to both of his passions, maintaining a foothold in the metro area’s burgeoning hip-hop scene while fighting for worldwide promotions as a […]

Balloon in sky

Ballooning Expectations

August 26, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Steve Lacroix feels at home 25,000 feet above the metro area. He has always reached for the skies, recalling back to his childhood spent climbing trees and idolizing his father, a 22-year veteran of the […]

Carolyn Owen Anderson, feature image

Encouraging Arts In Everyone

August 20, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Art is one of the most inclusive forms of expression. Carolyn Owen Anderson has dedicated nearly 20 years to helping an underserved population of seniors and people with developmental disabilities express themselves. She is the […]

Candy and Wesleyon Zollicoffer and family

On a Mission to Revitalize North Omaha

February 14, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Religion

Wes and Candy Zollicoffer are not your average neighbors. Instead of plopping down in front of the television after a full day’s work, the Zollicoffers would rather pick up trash along the street or organize […]

Gladys Harrison: Captain of Big Mama’s Kitchen

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It takes a family to fill Big Mama’s shoes. Daughter No. 4, Gladys Harrison (general manager of Big Mama’s Kitchen and Catering), knows this all too well. She even keeps a pair of her mother’s […]

Curly Martin

July 29, 2018 · Posted In: Music, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

If Curly Martin has something to say, you can best believe you will hear it if you’re within earshot.  “Man, tell me who came up with this idea for a story about the Chitlin’ Circuit, […]

Reggie LeFlore’s Street Art

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

His portraits may share similarities to the vandalism-tarnished genre, but for LeFlore, his art form is all about transforming communities. “I love working with organizations and community leaders to create a series of work that’s […]

Shanketta Newsom’s National Poetry Slam Debut

December 9, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

When Shanketta Newsom describes the National Poetry Slam, she speaks of intense bouts in front of a panel of judges and a lively crowd. In my mind, her passionate description conveys a scene akin to […]

Lenzel Khayes-Brown

October 23, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

At 20 years old, Lenzel Khayes-Brown sees a bright future ahead of him. An Omaha native who can claim former residences across the metro from North Omaha to Bellevue, his goal was to attend college […]