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We Built This City

August 21, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

“Omaha is a big little town,” says Anne Hindery, CEO of the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands. “Omaha is a city with big hearts and deep pockets.” It is not a big surprise to those […]

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Building a Legacy

July 25, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

The transcontinental railroad brought prosperity to Omaha during westward expansion, and many of the companies with the deepest roots in the city can trace their fortunes to those boom times. Union Pacific built the railroad. […]

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Sears’ History Lives Through Preservation of Historic Kit Homes

June 11, 2019 · Posted In: OmahaHome

The decades-long rise of Sears, Roebuck & Co. to the country’s largest retailer, and its recent collapse into bankruptcy, reflects more than a shift in American consumer preferences. Sears was an important part of life […]

Yves Menard and his family

Family Tradition Creates Full Hearts, Full Bellies

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Those who know Yves Menard, chef and owner of Charlie’s on the Lake, might imagine a gourmet meal the likes of which could grace a specials menu at Omaha’s top seafood restaurants. Yet dishes like […]

Lance Perez, UNL Engineering

Building an Industry

May 28, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine

Omaha may not have the towering skylines of Chicago or New York City, but this humble Midwestern city’s geography and values have forged an engineering legacy it can trace back to the days of steamboats […]

Trenton Magid, Jeff Beals of Grow Omaha

Growing Omaha

March 13, 2019 · Posted In: Business

Trenton Magid and Jeff Beals share their vision each week for a bigger, better Omaha. The co-hosts of KFAB’s Grow Omaha have a dynamic that’s rooted in their childhood friendship and intertwined careers in Omaha’s […]

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Lifeguard Plans Career Saving Lives

March 6, 2019 · Posted In: FamilyGuide

Cecilia Stevens grew up in the water. She says her parents took her and her two brothers swimming as toddlers. “I have always loved swimming and being in the water,” Cecilia says. The 17-year-old says […]

Keith Backsen, executive director of the Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau

Growing the Big O

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

Daniel Schwarzbach knows Omaha is a great destination. Schwarzbach first visited years ago for a business meeting when the downtown convention center was still called the Qwest Center Omaha. The president and CEO of the […]

Designing Spaces Where Illumination Makes the Difference

August 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Trevor Hollins has a passion for how others see the world around them. Specifically, he has a passion for how thoughtful design and lighting affects the environment people experience and how it shapes their impressions, […]

Sustainable and Authentic

July 3, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Andrew Saladino could work anywhere in the United States, but he fell in love with, and in, Omaha. The executive director of the Omaha Creative Institute feels pride for his adopted hometown, and he is […]