Christmas Caravan Comes Home

November 5, 2019 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, West Omaha

On a humid August afternoon, among autumn decor and the scent of pumpkin spice wafting through her home, Mary Beth Harrold, 70, sat with her crew at the kitchen table plotting Christmas. The holidays arrive […]

The 808

Posted In: Central Omaha, Home, OmahaHome

There are certain houses that seem to hold within them an unusual power of gravity. The homes that, for generations, maintain the ability to attract, to pull family and friends together, even as they pass […]

Kaedyn Odermann at Millard West

Kaedyn Odermann

October 29, 2019 · Posted In: Millard, Omaha Magazine, Sports

Kaedyn Odermann is at home between the lines. 53 ⅓ wide and 120 yards long. Sideline to sideline, goalpost to goalpost. The aforementioned 120 wasn’t a typo, either. Because, when you talk about a wide […]

Minne Lusa neighborhood from above

Still Shining a Century On

August 23, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Tucked in neatly between Florence and Miller Park, coming into the historic Minne Lusa neighborhood for the first time is like discovering a hidden compartment in your grandmother’s vanity, secreting away gems and mementos of […]

Blackstone Hotel outside remodel

Bringing Back the Glory Days

Posted In: Midtown, Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome

Omaha has a bit of Chicago flair and New York taste in one midtown location. That location is built of steel, covered in brick, and features terra cotta details. The Blackstone Hotel was the design […]

Flanagan Lake Gives Omaha a Place to Grow

Flanagan Lake Gives Omaha a Place to Grow

June 11, 2019 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Tops of trees sprout from the water in a neat row down the center of Flanagan Lake, a new public park situated in northwest Omaha. What was once farmland divided among 17 separate owners has […]

Gibraltar Council Bluffs

Gibraltar: The Rock of Council Bluffs

April 25, 2019 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Gordon Hitchcock is a self-proclaimed “old house geek,” and has been since childhood. “I subscribed to This Old House magazine when I was 13,” he admits. So, in 2013, when he went looking for an […]

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 […]