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How Deep Do Cabbage Roots Reach?

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

I like cabbage. I don’t love cabbage, but I like it. I like cabbage coleslaw. I don’t like the sour, vinegar-type slaw. I like the sweet, creamy variety, and don’t get me started about the […]

Local Mensa secretary Wes Shaw

Mensa Brings the 2% Together

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Some people enjoy taking examinations. A short quiz, or a longer test, can provide stimulation from boredom and a quick boost of confidence, or motivation to do something better. For those who enjoy such challenges, […]

Mackenzie Dehmer at Omaha Community Playhouse

Stages of Life

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Theatre

“Every meaningful experience in my life has involved the arts,” recalls Mackenzie Dehmer. Spend even a short time in Dehmer’s presence and it’s quickly evident: a certain joyful enthusiasm is a constant in her busy […]

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The Influenza Virus and the Elderly

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Each year as fall rolls around, people start hearing the call to get vaccinated for the flu. But does one need to get the flu vaccine every year? The simple answer is yes. The influenza […]

short ribs from Society 1854

Educated Tastes

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

After finishing our meal at Sage Student Bistro, my dining partner and I left more than a tip. We left feedback about the experience on a comment card, rating everything from our server’s knowledge of […]

Illustration of child's head and shoulder

Pediatric Psychiatry

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

Many in Omaha remember Dec. 9, 2007. On that day, at 1:42 p.m., 19-year-old Robert Hawkins of Omaha opened fire in Westroads Mall, leaving eight dead and five wounded, before turning the gun on himself. […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

November 3, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

A Special Time of Year The holidays! I find myself thinking of holidays past when my family was all here, and the children were young. I think about the stages of life. In the beginning […]

Mary Pat Paul at OneTree Yoga

Hot Take on a Cool Practice

November 1, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

Mary Pat Paul is a polite woman, soft-spoken and mild mannered. Get her on a yoga mat, however, and she goes from mild to hot in seconds. In a practice often avoided by those half […]

Dick Blick, former Olympic gold medalist

From Oceanside to Riverside

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Dick Blick swims four or five times a week in the beautiful and still-new Fremont YMCA pool. At 79, the exercise keeps him fit, flexible, and strong, and he also touts the natural endorphins that […]

Meghan and Jennifer, Lisa’s Radial Cafe

Lisa’s Radial Cafe

October 31, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Lisa’s Radial Cafe in mid-north Omaha has been a breakfast staple for the myriad residents who inhabit the surrounding neighborhoods for nearly two decades. Located on North 40th Street, just off Cuming Street, the beloved […]