Society 1854's cantaloupe soup

Variety of Society

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Hotel restaurants often get a bad rap. Some see them as a last resort, a place with high prices and uninspired food. But many hotel chains across the country are upping their culinary game and […]

Erin Vik, Director, Nutrition Services, Westside

Downtown to Westside

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People

A sense of community drives Erin Vik. In choosing where to live or work, he looks for a specific feel to drive his decision. Beginning his career in the food and beverage industry at the […]

Polly and Joe Goecke

Going, Going, Gone

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Friends of Omaha Public Library has long hosted book sales to help raise funds for the library, but as technology has advanced, so has its methods. In 2006, volunteer Polly Goecke was quick to nominate […]

SShingles Vaccinations | ngie Jorgensen Elkhorn | Omaha Magazine

Shingles Vaccinations

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Ekhorn resident Angie Jorgensen, 52, wasted no time getting a shingles vaccine upon turning 50. “I knew I would get the shingles shot the minute I turned 50 because my mother, who didn’t get the […]

Carl Fosco at Do Space

Cyber Seniors

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Do Space is abuzz with conversation at 9:30 a.m., and it is only 30 minutes into the weekly meetup. At tables around the meeting room, people huddle in front of laptops and phones as volunteers […]

Professor Chris Allen of UNO

Omaha to Oman

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

I’ve been enamored of traveling for a long time, I just didn’t start until I was fairly old,” says University of Nebraska at Omaha journalism professor Chris Allen. He first travelled overseas to Russia for […]

Preston Love Jr. at his office

Preston Love Jr. Isn’t Through Yet

Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

Despite a long list of achievements, Preston Love Jr. isn’t ready to head off into the sunset. The 77-year-old has attained a range of successes throughout his eventful life; induction into the Nebraska Black Sports […]


October 2019 Giving Calendar

Posted In: Calendar, Giving Events, Omaha Magazine

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Oct. 1 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Between the Lines with Angie Thomas Benefiting: Omaha Public Library Location: Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus — […]

Houston Alexander at Axios

The Duality of Houston Alexander

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Houston Alexander is in love with two art forms. He works hard catering to both of his passions, maintaining a foothold in the metro area’s burgeoning hip-hop scene while fighting for worldwide promotions as a […]


Exemplifying Hard Work and Humility

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Mike Dempsey shies away from attention. In his mind, he is doing his job—helping teenagers through the often sticky years of high school as the assistant principal and athletic director of Gross High School. Mike […]