The Volleyball Academy

March 25, 2013 · Posted In: Business Profiles, Sponsored Content, West Omaha

Deb Grafentin was an educator for 23 years before opening The Volleyball Academy in 2006. “My dream has always been to coach and teach,” she says, “TVA allows me to do this on a daily […]

Restaurant Review: Vidlak’s Brookside Cafe

December 25, 2012 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews, West Omaha

On the corner of Bob Boozer Drive and West Center Road, you will find one of West Omaha’s favorite breakfast and lunch hot spots.This would be the family-owned Vidlak’s Brookside Cafe, which has been serving […]

Tomato Tomäto

Posted In: Business, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Places, West Omaha

Tomato Tomäto, a year-round, indoor farmers market whose name plays off the debate over how to pronounce the name of the versatile fruit (Yes, it’s a fruit, not a vegetable), is a must-stop-shop for many […]

Ervin & Smith

November 25, 2012 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, West Omaha

Executives at Omaha advertising-public relations firm Ervin & Smith say the company’s recent growth and recognition as a top place to work and prosper are by-products of its considered emphasis on staff development. 2012 has […]

brix Breaks New Ground

Silver of Oz

August 16, 2012 · Posted In: Art, Business, Omaha Magazine, People, Places, West Omaha

Welcome to Silver of Oz, a handcrafted silver jewelry shop owned and operated by jewelry designer Levent Oz. (At the time of this interview, the store was located in Benson. It has since relocated to […]