Mary Murphy in her new studio

The Art of the Gesture

March 3, 2020 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Mary Murphy is moving. She’s moving on—from the 1929 house on the tree-lined midtown street where she lived for 30 years and from her eight-year art studio home at the Mastercraft Building. She’s also moving […]

Dan Stolinski at gym

Red Vs. Blue

Posted In: Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Spectators dressed in red or blue file in the arena. The hype music starts as people’s eyes are immediately drawn to a firefighter emerging from a cloud of smoke under a red spotlight. Eventgoers reach […]

shrimp and grits at Acadian Grille

Craving Cajun

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

Omaha lost two of its Cajun dining options in recent months when restaurants Mouth of the South and Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen closed their doors. But there are still a few local places diners can […]

Caterina Malara at Malara's Italian Restaurant

The Heart of a Woman

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Ashley Gomez recalls playing in the basement at her grandma’s restaurant. Some of the grandchildren would learn dances down there. Then grandma would bring them up to the restaurant to perform for diners. Such was […]

video game icon DrLupo, (Benjamin Lupo)

Gamer Face On

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Benjamin Lupo has almost 90 million total Twitch views, 4.4 million Instagram followers, and 1.5 million YouTube subscribers. Eight-time Grammy nominee Lizzo has 7.4 million Instagram followers and 1.57 million YouTube subscribers. Numbers like these […]

band onstage at Ranch Bowl

The Place We Loved

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

Regardless of what Homer Simpson famously said, rock ’n’ roll did not achieve perfection in 1974. And despite what that graying Gen-Xer aunt may believe, rock didn’t reach its zenith in 1991 with the release […]

B&W of John Sakowski

One Jay’s Journey

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

People talking to John Sakowski often think he sounds a little bit like a surfer. A strange trait for a big-game, locked in, Big East pitcher, whose home stadium is 1,600 miles away from good […]

Chloe Tran in Banh Mi Shop

Chloe Tran’s Business School

Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Some sandwiches rise above the rest. There’s the BLT, po’boys, lobster rolls, Philly cheesesteaks, the classic meatball sub, and the Reuben, an Omaha staple. It’s well past time to nominate another tasty sandwich to the […]

food waste on boards, smiley face

Wasted Food Is More Than Waste

Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

We should all be so lucky as to have too much to eat. At first glance, it may be a blessing, but take a step back and consider the economics of excess bounty. Food waste […]

Venezuelan Mariana Berlin of Omaha

Tiny But Mighty

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Places

Marianna Berlin moved to the United States in search of adventure. She was born in a U.S. Navy hospital in San Diego while her Venezuelan father participated in joint naval exercises, but she grew up […]