Strawberry-Blue Olive

Strawberry-Blue Olive’s Excellent Adventure

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

Strawberry-Blue Olive believes in the power of “ideas worth spreading.” This heartfelt belief in the TED tagline—plus her love of innovation, creativity, and community—made her an apt fit to carry the mantle of TEDxOmaha when […]

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Passion Player

February 13, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

In December 2017, Catie Zaleski resolved to stop delaying her dreams and started acting. A little more than a year and four plays later, it’s clear she made the right choice. “When I’m acting I […]

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Developing Economics

January 22, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Marco Floreani is working to raise the profile of the city where he was raised. “I’ve always loved Omaha, so trying to understand the business community and the resources available is enjoyable,” says Floreani, a […]

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Urban Evolution

January 8, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Steve and Julie Burgess were enjoying a glass of wine at La Buvette when the idea hit Julie like a ton of old bricks. While admiring the Old Market’s lovely brick buildings, redesigned from warehouses […]

Causing a Kerfuffle

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Family, Omaha Magazine

Ashley Laverty got bit by the acting bug at the tender age of 6, when she performed in her first play. It is fitting that she has dedicated her career to theater for youth. “I […]

Divine Serpentine

October 14, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, People

While Dulcie Mueller has been performing since age 5 with a variety of castmates and collaborators, she finally found the perfect partner several years ago in a cold-hearted reptile.  Mueller, who has a background in […]

Community First

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Giving

First National Bank is known for “putting customers first.” Part and parcel of that commitment is reinvesting in the communities their customers call home.   “Our success as a company is dependent upon the success […]

Absence Makes the Heart

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

“Where are you from?”  This common question is a complex one for Los Angeles-based conceptual artist and summer 2018 Bemis artist-in-residence Jenny Yurshansky. She was conceived in Moldova in the late-1970s, when it was part […]

Hooray For Miss USA

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When 12-year-old Sarah Rose Summers asked her parents if she could compete in the National American Miss pageant, they gave her a major side eye.  “I was one of the shyest girls,” says Summers, now […]

Dinner, Drinks, and a Show At the Holland

July 23, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Dinner and a show is essentially the “little black dress” of nights out on the town. The combo is always relevant, always in style, and it looks great on everyone.  Since opening in 2005, the […]