Obviously Omaha

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

Food and drink are an important part of summertime festivals and cultural events. Celebrations across Omaha’s diverse communities ensure a wide selection of new and interesting things to try. Here are a few options to […]

The Johnsons

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Recreation

Distant from the city lights and engulfed by nature, one might feel overwhelmed by the unidentified bustle in the bushes, the sticky humidity, and the irritating mosquitoes. For the Johnson family, it means they’re all […]

Don’t Be Bored, Get Board

January 6, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Recreation, Uncategorized

Every Friday night, Mickey Williams hosts a weekly ritual—board game night. The 32-year-old Williams is a board game enthusiast. He resides just south of Omaha’s Little Italy neighborhood. Downtown buildings and lights are visible from […]

Pheasant Heaven

January 4, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Recreation, Sports

“We went through 250,000 birds and 30,000 hunters in the last 30 years,” Bruhn says. “We had every celebrity you could think of out here.” As urban sprawl takes over rural America, yesterday’s pasture transforms […]

Explore! November/December 2016

THAT’S a Word? Bingo!

June 2, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Publications, Recreation

KIrk Troutman and Jim Goeken, both age 67, sit across from each other on a Thursday afternoon at A.P. Swanson Library. A rotating Scrabble board lays between them on a table. This Scrabble board is […]

Disc Drive

April 15, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Publications, Recreation, Sports

Originally published in April 2015 HerFamily. A co-worker’s zeal for disc golf inspired Mandi and Adam Jensen to give the sport a try, and only a year later, they’ve become enthusiasts themselves and even brought […]


September 8, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Recreation, Sports

It’s a warm morning as the sound of cracking bats soars across a dirt pitch. A man dressed in a uniform of blue, straight-leg pants, and collared shirt winds up his arm to throw a […]

Rediscovering the Platte

September 3, 2014 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Places, Recreation

Three hundred years after Europeans first documented the Platte River, I push a canoe into the current and head downstream. The two-day excursion takes us back in time to a French explorer’s arrival. We depart […]


April 12, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Fitness, News, Places, Recreation, Sports

Disc golf fans are all over the board. “They’re not preppies, hippies, punks,” says Aaron Martin, founder of TeeBoxx. “That’s something that struck me. You can’t narrow them down to a genre. Age range, too. […]