September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Midtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, Publications

This article appears in the Sept./Oct. 2015 issue of Omaha Magazine. Brandeis-Millard House owner Mark Maser moved to the Blackstone neighborhood more than 25 years ago, drawn to its “old houses and quiet streets.” Recent […]

Rudy Smith

March 7, 2014 · Posted In: Ethics, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

One of Vicki Young’s happiest childhood memories is a day at Peony Park, the reward for a year of safety patrol service at Mount View Elementary. But if Young, now president of the NAACP’s Omaha […]

Now That’s Italian

January 21, 2014 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, South Omaha

It’s a bustling Thursday afternoon at the Sons of Italy hall on South 10th Street. The hum of conversation is punctuated by greetings from the regulars, and by 11:15 a.m. the hall is near capacity. […]

Morton Meadows

August 30, 2013 · Posted In: Home, Lifestyle, Midtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, Places

The buttery smell of popcorn hits the same time a wave of warm air does. Coaches, players, and spectators shuffle down tiled stairs to the semi-subterranean gym. It’s the same oversized subway tile that lines […]

British Regency, French Chic

February 25, 2013 · Posted In: At Home, Home, Lifestyle, OmahaHome

“My favorite thing in life is to read a book and be cozy,” confesses Julie Kenney. So when she is designing a space in her Dundee home, she thinks, “Would I want to sit here and […]

Indian Hills Village

Posted In: Central Omaha, Home, Lifestyle, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, Places

With subdivisions and shopping centers cropping up in one-time croplands west of the city, it is difficult to remember that the Crossroads and Westroads Malls were once shopping meccas located on the edge of town. […]

Country Club

October 25, 2012 · Posted In: Home, Lifestyle, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, OmahaHome, Places

Brick-laid streets that have resisted asphalt resurfacing. Old-time globe street lights in lieu of goose-necked halogen lights. All-brick Tudors, with a few stray colonials thrown in for good measure. Meandering roads that invite leisurely drives. […]

Todd Schmaderer

Posted In: Downtown, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

For a man who never thought he’d be a police officer, Todd Schmaderer’s career in law enforcement certainly has seen a meteoric rise. Omaha’s once interim police chief was selected from four applicants for the […]

Jen Edney

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Jen Edney’s motto, “Have Camera, Will Travel,” has led her to such places as Fiji, Suriname, Australia, and Cape Town. She estimates that 10 months of the year is spent traveling with her lens focused […]