The 808

November 5, 2019 · Posted In: Central Omaha, Home, OmahaHome

There are certain houses that seem to hold within them an unusual power of gravity. The homes that, for generations, maintain the ability to attract, to pull family and friends together, even as they pass […]

Mackenzie Dehmer at Omaha Community Playhouse

Stages of Life

November 4, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Theatre

“Every meaningful experience in my life has involved the arts,” recalls Mackenzie Dehmer. Spend even a short time in Dehmer’s presence and it’s quickly evident: a certain joyful enthusiasm is a constant in her busy […]

Emily Brush

Learning Between the Lines

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

Who tells the story of a place? Who plots the points of history—chooses the moments and names that inhabit the official portrait of the past? “In a textbook, a significant historical event can get boiled […]

Ang Bennett at home

Bringing The Honesty

August 23, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Artist Ang Bennett’s path to Omaha was through service. Specifically, it was a tour with AmeriCorps that brought them here, working with Omaha’s Lutheran Family Services. When the term was up and it was time […]

Katie and Craig LeDoux

Field Club Home Embodies Owners Passion for Art

April 25, 2019 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Although Katie and Craig LeDoux have lived in their Field Club neighborhood home for only a year, the house already contains more than one lifetime of memories. Built in 1910 in the American Foursquare style, […]

Preserving the Legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche

December 27, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, People

As it was in the days of the unbound prairie, so it remains in the age of endless corn: the pleasures of place are given to those with a keen eye for the subtle and […]

Life By Design

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Home, OmahaHome

In all built things, the real story lies in the space between intention and fruition. The place where design meets application is a point of contact. Across space and time, builder and user enter into […]

Fishing With Flair

October 15, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

Andrew Flair uploaded his first video to YouTube at age 15. As video productions go, there wasn’t much to it: four rough-cut minutes of Flair—then a freshman at Millard North—standing on the shore of a […]

Tallgrass Vernacular

August 7, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, People

The day I met Jim Schalles he was busy with a machete. That spring afternoon, we found ourselves in the far corner of City Sprouts’ half-acre lot on the corner of 40th and Franklin streets in […]

Farm Simple Meets High Design at Bellswoods

April 1, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, Home, OmahaHome

The home of David and Diane Bell is the fruit of conscientious design, a reverent attention to landscape, and an affection for trees that has lingered in the family’s bloodline for generations. While its steel […]