Nadia Ra’Shaun Williams at UNL

Hooked on Theater, Focused on Change

March 2, 2020 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

She may be 20, but Omaha native Nadia Ra’Shaun Williams has a resume to rival any actor in the metro. Being a child actor is difficult. Not only do they have to remember dialogue that […]

Sharon and Tom Bernady, Tom Marshall

Nebraska Nice in Action

Posted In: OmahaHome, People

When Tom Marshall bought a modest farmhouse in Papillion, he didn’t have any intention of living there. He and his wife already owned a nice home in Hawaiian Village and had no desire to move. […]

Chad Wegener, San Clemente goat Star

Keeping the San Clemente Island Goats Afloat

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Drivers twisting along the crooked spine of Q Street toward the Elkhorn River will start to notice the remaining clues of a deadly flood season in Nebraska from spring 2019. Dead tree limbs sleep on […]

March/April 2020 Giving Calendar

March/April 2020 Giving Calendar

February 28, 2020 · Posted In: Calendar, Giving, Giving Events, Omaha Magazine

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. March 1 (10:30 a.m.) 16th Annual Walk and Roll for Disabilities Benefiting: Meyer Foundation for Disabilities Location: Oak View Mall — March […]

Cynthia Bailey at Hillside Elementary, horizontal

Passion is Key

February 21, 2020 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, People

Cynthia Bailey, principal of Hillside Elementary in the Westside School District, has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford. She also has a handful of advanced degrees in education, including specialized training in teaching English language learners. […]

collage of Omaha Magazine contributors

March/April 2020 Between the Lines

February 20, 2020 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Kamrin Baker—Contributing Writer Baker is a former Omaha Magazine intern-turned-freelancer. She currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s newspaper, The Gateway, and works as a writer for Today’s Omaha Woman. She will […]

Tobi Mathouser of Goodwill Industries

Building Skills, Creating Jobs

January 20, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Giving

Goodwill Industries has long been known as America’s go-to thrift store, but more importantly, it provides many areas of job training. By the 1970s, Goodwill’s mission had grown to include job placement programs and outsourcing […]

Omaha Jaycees winners of TOYO awards

Organization Cornerstones Working for Change

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Featured Image: top row, Sarah Sjolie, Liz Codina, Ashlei Spivey; middle row, Rachel Fox, Dominique Morgan, Lacey Studnicka, Eric Crawford; bottom row, Kelsey Haswell, Andrew Aleman, and Jodi Benenson. Since 1933, the Omaha Jaycees each […]

Keith Backsen

Odds are in Omaha’s Favor

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Omaha has a rich history when it comes to hosting sporting events. Aksarben Race Track and Coliseum was an indoor arena and horse racing complex built in 1919. For decades, people traveled to Omaha from […]

Mike Mancuso in front of desk

Tasting The City Through A Large-Scale Event

January 15, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People

Omaha in 1991 was a different city than it is today. The population was 362,000, compared to the population of 468,262 in 2019. The riverfront was heavily industrial, as railroad yards and the Asarco lead […]