Omaha Jaycees winners of TOYO awards

Organization Cornerstones Working for Change

January 20, 2020 · 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 […]

Jackson Parks at Bergan Mercy Hospital

Beyond the Front Desk

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Jackson Parks is a sophomore at Creighton University with a passion for volunteering. “He has completely rewritten what our volunteer jobs are,” said Michaela Kanoski, Volunteer & Guest Services manager at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital. […]

David Murphy at home

A Timeless Voice

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

A self-described creator of “original songs and gibberish,” David P. Murphy is a jack of all trades—and master of them all. Writing is writing, Murphy insists. Listening to the torch songs, tributes, and satirical asides […]

Michelle Kaiser, MarQ Manner, Becky Grey

Losing Weight, Gaining Perspective

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Fibromyalgia. Fatty liver disease. Seizures. Depression. Raynaud syndrome. Walking pneumonia. These ailments plagued Michelle Kaiser day in and day out for a decade. Even her resting hours were disrupted by back spasms. It was enough […]

JanFeb 2020 BTL

January/February 2020 Between the Lines

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 […]

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 […]