runners at Amana Colonies Winterfest

Winterfest in the Amana Colonies

December 16, 2019 · Posted In: Destinations, Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

Complaining about winter can be an advanced sport in Omaha. Bemoaning shoveling snow, potholes lying in wait under salted roads, or long drives to ski country can be a comforting bond between Midwesterners just trying […]

lighted building in Minden Nebraska

Meet Minden

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

The winter months bring more than a flurry of festivities to Minden, a magical Midwestern town known as “Nebraska’s Christmas City.” Those whose travel plans don’t include eight reindeer and a trip to the North […]

September/October 2018 Destinations

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Aksarben Village Run, don’t walk, to Aksarben Village this September and October. Then run. Or walk. At last count there were SEVEN run/walk fundraisers scheduled for the Village this fall. The lineup: Sept. 8, 9-11 […]

Encounter Destinations

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Horses, Mavericks, and Pitbulls—It’s an Animal of a Weekend

April 12, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Thursday, April 12 to Sunday, April 15: The International Omaha (Horse show) is back! If you go, be sure to attend the InIt2WinIt, featuring local ladies […]

Encounter Destinations

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Moving Day is coming to Aksarben Village in more ways than one. Moving Day is a national day created by the Parkinson’s Foundation that is dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. It […]

Monarch Prime & Bar

December 22, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Perhaps it’s fitting that downtown’s newest dining establishment, Monarch Prime & Bar, opened on Halloween weekend. First, there was a trick—flipping the space used by the two previous restaurants with the event space to call […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE When a building gets its own Twitter account, you know it’s big news. So it is with @newHDRhq—handle for the new global headquarters being built for HDR. The building was “topped out” in […]

Encounter Destinations (Nov./Dec.)

November 6, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Entrepreneurs

Kelly Newell had a great idea—a consignment-style retail store—and needed a great location for it. She whittled her options to two bays, one in well-established Dundee, the other in Omaha’s redeveloping north downtown. “That was […]

Destinations

August 31, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Entertainment

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Everyone knows drinking beer is good for you, right? Turns out when you have a cold one, it’s good for others, too. You can prove that Sept. 7 at the 11th annual Brew […]