JanFeb 2020 BTL

January/February 2020 Between the Lines

December 31, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Leo Adam Biga—Contributing Writer Biga is an old lion of Omaha journalism. In a 36-year career he’s reported on the arts and culture scene, and on social justice issues in his hometown. He’s known for […]

Shock Yourself Thin illustration

Shock Yourself Thin

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

What’s rare is beautiful. Drop Chris Hemsworth back in Shakespeare’s day, and no matter the Australian hunk’s 21st-century attractiveness, 16th-century folks would probably consider him plain. Everyone was ripped back then because everyone was starving. […]

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Breanna Burklund’s Mission

December 29, 2019 · Posted In: Religion, Web Exclusive

Six years ago, Omaha Magazine printed a story on Millard South High School student Breanna Burklund’s work with Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse. We quickly caught up with the now-23-year-old through email and discussed the work […]

Dan Hamilton, head cook, Children's Hospital

Living With Guillain-Barré

December 16, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

“It was weird.” That’s how Dan Hamilton describes what it was like to suddenly lose the ability to do things he took for granted such as walking, talking, and swallowing food. In May 2019, he […]

author Kassandra Montag

Recurring Nightmare to Living a Dream

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People

Nebraska writer Kassandra Montag grew up with a strong sense of home. She spent her Arcadian childhood outside Kearney playing in nearby woods and beside a creek. She built campfires and rafts, and stitched clothes […]

Nov/Dec 2019 Between The Lines feature

November/December 2019 Between the Lines

November 11, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Mike Cutrera II—IT Support Cutrera hails from Cajun Louisiana, was raised in Texas, currently lives the Nebraska good life, and is becoming Nova Scotian. While his geek gene has been glowing brightly since birth, he […]

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Six Places to go Ice Skating in Omaha

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

Ice skating is one of the oldest and most popular traditions of the holiday season, and a good option for any cold-weather occasion. Those looking for a cool way to spend time with family and […]

Nixon at Offutt-Air-Force-Base

Offutt Air Force Base

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Offutt Air Force Base is populated by 8,207 military members, over 18,000 dependents, 2,100 DoD civilians, over 1,500 regular civilians, and 10,639 retirees. That is more people (40,000-plus) than live in Kearney (30,000-plus), the fifth-largest […]

Elizabeth Boutin

On the Front Lines

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

For young artists, support is crucial. Children look to parents and teachers to provide the reassurance needed to go forward and confidently pursue their chosen craft. If you are painter Elizabeth Boutin, though, that support […]

Chanell Jaramillo, Ph.D.

Taming the Monkey Mind

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

More than a decade ago, few Americans used alternative therapies such as yoga and meditation to treat mental health problems. Today, almost a fifth of the population practices yoga. The term alternative medicine refers to […]