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Embracing her African heritage 
helps young designer's work stand out

Seventeen-year-old fashion designer Elda Doamekpo used to be ashamed of her African origins, but next month, she’s putting them on display.

High quality, but high prices, at west Omaha gastropub

Pig and Finch, owned by the 801 Restaurant Group, had lots of dishes I liked, with a wide variety of creative appetizers, locally sourced ingredients and an atmosphere akin to a modern steakhouse.

Simple but sweet: How to master frozen fruit, a summertime treat

Freezing fruit is fast and convenient, and, according to a new book, “Fruitful: Four Seasons of Fresh Fruit Reci…

Embrace the Detours

Snow in May? Summer styled shoot goes on around it.


Urban Digs

For tenants, these downtown Omaha dwellings are too beautiful to leave.

The Vagabond

Sometimes, a girl just needs to do a little soul searching. 

Sweetly Authentic

Researching and writing “A Culinary History of the Nebraska Sand Hills: Recipes and Recollections From Prairie Kitchens” uncovered a common theme in Sand Hills kitchens: Every ingredient or recipe pulled double-duty.

A Close-up with Kathy Ireland

America's supermodel-turned-super-mogul chats about loyalty, sweatshops and valued Omaha connections.

Forgo the distance with these summer road trip ideas

If you want to tap into your inner pioneer, witness wildlife through a different lens or experience a little taste of northern Europe, you don’t have to stray too far away from home.

Vintage items can sometimes lead to a deal with the ‘Toy Scout’

Joel Magee, the “Toy Scout,” set up shop at the Courtyard Marriott at Aksarben Village on Monday, entertaining, delighting and sometimes disappointing a seemingly unending line of visitors. At any given time, about a dozen people clustered inside the small meeting room to find out how much the old toys and games they’d dug out of the garage or basement might fetch.

HDR pulls out the color wheel, dials up a stimulating workplace palette

Employees at HDR Architecture in Omaha are getting a happy rush from a workspace redesign that’s lifting moods, stimulating creativity and fostering collaboration in new and exciting ways.


The Omaha area's best ice cream is ...

Find out who took home Omaha’s top ice cream honors.

Farmers market organizer plans year-round public market at spot near downtown

Vic Gutman, who manages the markets in the Old Market and Aksarben Village, has signed a purchase agreement to buy a building on 10th and Pacific Streets.

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