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Way, Way Offshore

Way, Way Offshore

February 13, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Recreation

Kristen Macdissi knows it isn’t easy being a thalassophile (a lover of the sea) in a state that “doesn’t coast.” It’s not the least of her afflictions, though. Macdissi’s love for mountains compelled her to […]

Costa Rican Surf Retreat

Costa Rican Surf Retreat

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Recreation

Editor’s note: Neighborhood Offshore—a boutique board shop based in Omaha—takes retreat groups to Costa Rica for surfing and yoga every year. Shop owner Kristen Macdissi invited Jillian Dunn (digital sales manager at Omaha Magazine) to […]

Cake and Destroy’s Elise Fertwagner

Cake and Destroy’s Elise Fertwagner

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People

Elise Fertwagner is a bit of a disrupter in the world of artistic baking, particularly in the Omaha area where she is an active member of the pop-up cuisine community (which seems to be rising […]

Barber running down middle of 24th Street, just past Bertha Calloway Street

Barber in Conversation

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Real poverty, according to author and activist Grace Lee Boggs, is “the belief that the purpose of life is acquiring wealth and owning things. Real wealth is not possession of property but the recognition that […]

Passion Player

Passion Player

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

In December 2017, Catie Zaleski resolved to stop delaying her dreams and started acting. A little more than a year and four plays later, it’s clear she made the right choice. “When I’m acting I […]

Georg Joutras’ Ocean of Grass

Georg Joutras’ Ocean of Grass

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People

Nebraska’s wide-open spaces have received increasing cinematic attention in recent years. Alexander Payne’s Nebraska took moviegoers on a madcap, melancholy road trip in 2013. Then, in 2018, came the Coen Brothers’ Western anthology fable The […]

Elmwood Park Paved for a Parking Lot

Elmwood Park Paved for a Parking Lot

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

Elmwood Park is an oasis of green in the heart of Omaha. It is a place for pick-up baseball and ultimate frisbee, picnics, barbecues, and 18 holes of golf. There’s a grotto and historic pavilion […]

Fighting the Colonizer Inside

Fighting the Colonizer Inside

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

My English name is Marisa Cummings. I am Buffalo Tail Clan of the Sky People. I am Omaha. I am the eldest granddaughter of the eldest Buffalo Tail Clan Woman, Eunice Walker Mohn. My great-grandfather, […]

Best Doctors 2019

Best Doctors 2019

January 23, 2019 · Posted In: Best Doctors in America, Omaha Magazine

Best Doctors 2019 – Omaha The results are in. Omaha Magazine’s annual list of Best Doctors provides access to the best medical minds in the community. You can be sure you’re getting the right diagnosis, […]

Chili in yellow bowl on napkin, cinnamon roll on black plate with fork

Chili and Cinnamon Rolls

January 9, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Pairing chili and cinnamon rolls is a Midwest point of pride that may perplex visitors from less-centered states. When the cold weather hits, warm chili and gooey cinnamon rolls are a familiar combination that comforts […]