Christmas Caravan Comes Home

November 5, 2019 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, West Omaha

On a humid August afternoon, among autumn decor and the scent of pumpkin spice wafting through her home, Mary Beth Harrold, 70, sat with her crew at the kitchen table plotting Christmas. The holidays arrive […]

Emma Carlson

Innovating in Science

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

Emma Carlson sips her blackberry lemonade and tucks a stray strawberry blonde strand behind her ear. A smattering of freckles dust her nose, making her appear more like a freshman in high school than a […]

Sally Nellson Barrett

Inside the Mind Behind Nebraska Loves Public Schools

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

On a TV screen, a middle-school girl rests her fist on her cheek. Her red hoodie contrasts with her black painted nails. A camera zooms in on her blue eyes fringed by long lashes darkened […]

Lacey Studnicka

Multi-Impact Organizations Spread Love for the Community

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

One day equals 24 hours; 1,440 minutes; 86,400 seconds. For a multi-impact organization, one day often means millions. A multi-impact organization is one that serves as a connector to work with donors and nonprofits. They […]

George Perlebach and his tugboat

The Sluggish Pelican Swoops Down on Nebraska

July 25, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine

A group of seven men affectionately known as The Havana Mafia drink, smoke cigars, and solve the world’s problems on Thursday afternoons at Havana Garage in the Old Market. Picture this scenario: on one Thursday […]

Studious Artists local couple

Studious Artists

June 21, 2019 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Dennis Wattier walks across his ocean-blue carpet to head downstairs to his basement studio. The retired industrial technology teacher shuts the door as the familiar smells of maple, walnut, and cherry woods envelop him. These […]

Haley LeClair

Motocross Girl Power

April 19, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Haley LeClair picks the path less traveled—the route with only a few tire ruts. The 14-year-old motocross rider’s gloved hand twists the handle of her Yamaha YZ125 dirt bike. She revs the engine. Four other […]

Natural Theatrics From left: Sam w/ Maya, John, Angie Senser

Natural Theatrics

March 6, 2019 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

A toy chest with a gruesome clown face on the front creaks open. A collective gasp escapes the crowd of onlookers. A single red helium balloon drifts out. Children scream as two luminescent hands appear over […]

Steve Hogan II of Hogan's Heroes

A Legacy of Hogan’s Junior Golf Heroes

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

Steve Hogan II could have pitched the golf ball, but instead clutched his 6-iron for an attempt back on the fairway at the Riverside Golf Club. He glanced at the small narrow window through the […]

Company Parties in the Modern Era

Company Parties in the Modern Era

January 22, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

In the fictional world of AMC’s hit television show Mad Men, the parties are a politically incorrect spectacle. “We have gifts, girls, and games,” office manager Joan Holloway says. Liquor flows until the employees can […]