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Omaha Magazine

Omaha Magazine

June 2024


Amuse Your Bouche


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: Caution…

Adventure: Hogan’s Hero

History: Brioche & Biscuits

Obviously Omaha: Omaha’s Culinary Conquests

Not Funny: Where Do Kids Come From?


Arts + Culture

Food Styling: Culinary Cutie

Literacy: Hamming It Up

Theater: Making All the World a Stage

Visual:  Empty Bowls, Full Hearts



Gen O: Operation Others

Profile: The Unlikely Oenophile

Sports: Feeding Fútbol



Feature: One Pierogi At a Time


60Plus in Omaha

Profile:  The Godfather, aka Dale O’Brien

Nostalgia: Kitty, Kitty, Kitty

Active Living:  Rei’s Bakery



Feature: I Feel Like My Grandma Just Made Me Dinner

Chef Profile: Coming Back Around

Review: A Restaurant for the Memory Books

May 2024


To Infinity and Nebraska 

A Skyward Vision 


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: 3,2,1…Blast Off To Adventure

Adventure: Worth a Shot

History: Marking History

Obviously Omaha: Adventure Awaits in Omaha

Not Funny: Just Ask George


Arts + Culture

Music: From the Big O to the Great White Way

TV: The Woman Behind the Breaking News

Poetry: Iamb, Iamb, Iamb

Visual Art: Paintbrush in One Hand, Mailbag in the Other



Gen O: Looking to Joy

Profile: Dates Across the State

Sports: The Art of the Axe



Feature: A Well-Deserved “Well Done”


60Plus in Omaha

Profile:  The Schoolhouse Blues 

Nostalgia: Beginning and End

Active Living: There’s Something About Mary 



Feature: You Say Tamayta

Chef Profile: Teaching Omaha To Trust the Crust

Review: New England to Nebraska


March/April 2024


Light Amid the Darkness

Magic Hour, Short Exposure


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: To Your Health

Adventure: Special Journeys

History: Walter Reed’s Fateful Years in Nebraska

Obviously Omaha: Get Fit in the Metro

Not Funny: Lockjaw


Arts + Culture

Music: King Iso: Reigning with Empathy

Visual: Crafting Inclusivity

Video: Maps No More!



Profile: Rachel D. Fox Lives to Uplift

Profile: 100% Committed to Mother Earth

Gen O: The Future of Medicine

Sports: Batter UP!



Feature: Nebraska Cures


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: Dear Judy

Nostalgia: The Omaha Racers

Active Living: In the Pool & On the Road



Feature: Dining at Ooh-De-Lally in Dundee

Chef Profile: Bringing the Blue Zone to the Big O

Review: Illuminating the Luminarium


January/February 2024


Positive Change

When Corporate Legacy Becomes Community Commitment


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: New Year New Inspirations

Adventure: Insurmountable Challenges

History: Protecting Ourselves: Malcolm X’s Nebraska Legacy

Obviously Omaha: Laugh it Up in Omaha

Not Funny: Why Do We Never Get An Answer


Arts + Culture

Music: Let’s Make Some Sound!

Visual: A Brush Beyond Borders

Film: Alexander Payne Represents Nebraska Wherever He Goes

Dance: Never Too Late/Never Too Soon



Profile: Accessing the Essential

Gen O: Go-Getter With a Cause

Sports: Volleyball Supernovas

Reflection: A World Away at Home



Feature: Hopes Fulfilled


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: What’s Old is New Again: Boomer Radio

Nostalgia: Belle of the Ball

Active Living: Life Cycles



Feature: A Glass Half Full

Chef Profile: Shandy’s Swedish Bakery

Review: On the Salted Edge

November/December 2023



Weathering the Storm

Affording Omaha


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: O, the Humanity

Adventure: No Man’s Land, No More

History: From Trading Trappers to Tall Trees

Obviously Omaha: Salt Sanctuaries

Not Funny: It’s Unanimous


Arts + Culture

Music: Return of the Funk, the Music, & the Omaha Stylee

Visual: One Street, One Sketch at a Time

Film: The Headliner

Mixed Media: Harmonizing Artistry, Music, & Mental Health



Profile: Heartland Darkland

Gen O: Changing the Game

Sports: Peak Performance



Feature: With Loving Intent


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: Music, the Mother Tongue

Nostalgia: We Don’t Cruise Anymore

Active Living: One Step at a Time



Feature: History & Innovation Cooked up in the Same Pot

Chef Profile: All Aboard Izzy’s Pizza Bus

Review: A Fusion Fiesta


October 2023



Making the Grade

On Board with Skatefest Omaha


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: Whiteboards, School Boards, & Skateboards

Adventure: Where the Wild (Women) Are

History: The Man Who Didn't Flinch

Obviously Omaha: Local Independent Bookstores

Not Funny: Typos I Have Known and Loved


Arts + Culture

Music: Occam's Guitar Pick

Visual: Illustrating History to Build the Future

Film: The Dead Hour Haunts Omaha

Theater: All the World's a Stage & Everyone Belongs on It



Profile: The Play-By-Play

Gen O: Sarah Fernandes is Redefining Play Time

Sports: Omaha Stripes



Feature: Carrying the Tune


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: Dialing the Dead

Nostalgia: Teaching Wellness After Illness

Active Living: The Way They Were



Feature: Cooking Classes in the Metro

Profile: Archetype's Espresso Extraordinaire

Review: An Omaha Legacy Steakhouse


September 2023



Painters, Patrons, & Preservation
Dismantling Gun Violence, One Week at a Time


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: Omaha, NE: The City that Keeps on Giving
Adventure: Marathon Man
History: Do Blondes Have More Fun?
Obviously Omaha: 'Tis Better to Give
Not Funny: When In Rome


Arts + Culture

Music: One Cool Cat 
Visual: Scarlet, Cream, & an Abstract Dream
Radio: The Hot Widow Club Podcast
Theater: A Laughing Matter



Profile: Play-to-Pay
Gen O: Nebraska's Young Ambassador
Sports: Leading a Nebraska Volleyball Renaissance


Feature: to the (Bike) Rescue


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: The Dedicated Dr. Dunn
Nostalgia: A is for Applejack
Active Living: Of Bronze, Iron, & Ink



Feature: Ich Liebe Omaha: Oktoberfest
Chef Profile: The Secret Sauce
Review: A Toast to Little Italy


July/August 2023



The Picture of (Mental) Health
Something to Say, Something to Ask


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: Perhaps These Words Will Endure
Adventure: On the Record
History: Breaking the Fourth Wall of Omaha's "Little Theater"
Obviously Omaha: Omaha, Lend Us Your Ears!
Not Funny: Art for Your Auntie


Arts + Culture

Theater: Twist of Fate 
Visual: A Legacy Etched in Glass
Fashion: Lost In Time
Film: Look Like Somebody


Gen O: The True Meaning of Grit
Sports: The Art of War



Feature: Building Community Through Arts Engagement

60Plus in Omaha

Profile: Molding Omaha's Art Community
Nostalgia: Anonymous, Androgenous, Unique
Active Living: Omaha's Timeless Duo



Feature: Turning Up the Heat, Raising the Stakes
Chef Profile: Go, Go, Gadget Chef
Review: A High-End Music Haven

June 2023



How Sweet It Is!
Flourishing Initiatives


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor: Home Sweet Omaha
Adventure: Paddling a Pumpkin to a World Record
History: A History of Heat & Eat
Obviously Omaha: Omaha’s Ethnic Grocery Stores
Not Funny: Salt

Arts + Culture

Visual Art: Food For Thought
Video/Photo: Midwest’s Best
Radio: Hop, Skip, & Dig In
Author: For a Good Time, Call



Profile: A Sweet Ride Comes Full Circle
Gen O: How the Cookie Strumbles
Sports: Fueling Success



Feature: Layers of Love


60Plus in Omaha

Profile: The Hellenistic Dynamic Duo
Nostalgia: A True GRRR-eat!
Active Living: Living Off the Land


Feature: From Deep Roots to Farm-To-Table Dinners
Chef Profile: A Taste of Home
Review: Delicious. Approachable. Hospitable.



May 2023


A Labor of Love
Freedom From Gender


The Usual Suspects

From the Editor
Adventure: Observable Magic
History: The True & Grisly Story of William Thompson's Scalp
Obviously Omaha: Get a Clue: Omaha Escape Rooms
Not Funny: The Last of Me


Arts & Culture

Film: Souls Laid Bare
Visual: At the Intersection of Art and Justice
Music: KVNO's 50th Celebration Tribute
Theater: A Novel Strain of Comedy



Sports: Taking the Reins
Profile: A Love Letter to Crash Pads
Gen O: Riding the 'Korean Wave'



Giving Profile: The Ingenuity of Care 


60 Plus

Profile: Hive-Minded
Nostalgia: Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: From Humble Roots to Well-Funded Reboots
Active Living: The World of Spins, Loops, and Barrel Rolls



Feature: No Passport Required
Profile: Through the Grapevine
Review: Oh, Mai Thai!

March/April 2023

Come Hell or High Water: Nebraska & Colorado Battle in Chronic Drought
Work∙Shop: Where Vintage & Underground Meet the Streets


From the Editor: Better Make it a Double
Adventure: The Lincoln Underground
History: Disorganized Crime
Not Funny: The Shoe Horn Blows at Midnight


Visual: Molding a Message
Photography: One Frame at a Time
Music: Chords of Community
Radio: A Master of Radio Entertainment


Sports: All Figured Out
Event Profile: Packed With History
Profile: Citizen King
Gen O: Faron Medhi's Magic


Giving: The Brotherhood of Bristles


Profile: Artists in Motion
Nostalgia: In Search of Dropped Quarters
Active Living: The Old Guard


Feature: An Extension of Faith in Stewardship
Profile: Choice Cuts with a Side of Charm
Review: A Taste of France

January/February 2023


Resurrected: Willie Miller's Path to Healing
More Than a Hotline, a Lifeline: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Ultra Running: A Step Beyond the Marathon

The Usual Suspects

From the Editor
Adventure: Casting for Recovery
History: Open to Anyone
Not Funny: Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise


Arts + Culture

TV: Remaining Unapologetically Herself-KETV's Waverle Monroe
Music: Maestro of Medicine and Music, Nick Yeutter, MD
Visual: The Camp of Kitsch



Sports: Sticking the Landing, Lexi Zeiss
Profile: A Good Death-Finding Comfort in Mortality
Gen O: A Guide in the Dark



Giving: A Work of Heart


60 Plus

Profile: Treading with Care in Matters of Life & Death
Nostalgia: It's a Marathon, Not a Race
Active Living: A Chop Above



Feature: A New Era
Profile: Achieving the Dream
Review: Meals and Matinees-Zinc Omaha