an overhead drone shot of section of Farnam Street

The Reversible Problem with Farnam Street

February 18, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods

On weekdays, the stretch of Farnam between Saddle Creek Road and Happy Hollow Boulevard becomes a one-way street for two, two-hour periods: eastbound 7-9 a.m. and westbound 4-6 p.m. Numerous “Do Not Enter” and one-way […]

Quail Hollow: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

December 28, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, Home, Neighborhoods

Located not far from Lake Zorinsky, Quail Hollow has streets lined with tidy homes occupied by retirees and young families. Quail Hollow residents not only know their neighbors, they also like to spend time with […]

Omaha Land Bank

Posted In: Finance & Real Estate, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Cities around the United States experience problems with blighted neighborhoods, in which certain houses and lots go from assets to deficits. Such sites often become magnets for vandals and vagrants. Locally, some of these problems […]

Lincoln Fairview Historic District

November 1, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

From the bluffs, an expansive view overlooks the Missouri River Valley and a landscape full of promise. It’s the same vantage (minus Omaha’s modern skyline) that Abraham Lincoln encountered in August 1859 as he dreamed […]

After Lights Out, Gene Leahy Mall Demolition to Begin

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Omaha Magazine

Downtown Omaha turns extra magical the evening of Nov. 22, thanks to the annual ceremony for the Holiday Lights Festival. Festive lights will illuminate the mall until New Year’s Day. The mall’s next transformation will follow […]

A Seasonal Step Up

October 3, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, Central Omaha, OmahaHome

This fall, there will be plenty of time to cruise the streets and check out reddening leaves and autumnal lawn displays. But you might just want to stop, roll down your windows, and take a […]

Tip Top Living in Nodo

September 19, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, People

It’s an indisputable fact, according to Scott and Sara Baker. Their apartment north of downtown has the best views in the city, bar none.  With their oversized living room windows offering sights of the Omaha […]

The Last Breakfast

September 3, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

It’s the weekend before the Fourth of July, and The Diner is doing its final breakfast service at the corner of 12th and Harney streets.  Business is brisk, but not frenzied. There’s still a seat […]

The Scent of a Neighborhood

July 31, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Since 1989, the corner of 108th and Harrison streets has featured an aroma that permeates the air and reminds every passerby that Rotella’s Italian Bakery makes their magic there.  The bakery originally began in 1850 […]

Curly Martin

July 29, 2018 · Posted In: Music, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

If Curly Martin has something to say, you can best believe you will hear it if you’re within earshot.  “Man, tell me who came up with this idea for a story about the Chitlin’ Circuit, […]