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Luxury Personified

Luxury linen designer Nancy Koltes comes from a long line of textile enthusiasts. But perhaps none was more influential than her ribbon-loving Great-Aunt Eleanor.

Beyond the Taste

Think you don’t like Scotch? Maybe you haven’t tried the right one.

Artful Style

As a new arts season unfolds, we introduce you to five local artists whose personal styles are as varied as thei…

A quick getaway

Omahans Sandy and Jeffrey Passer wanted a place where they could steal away for the weekend with relative ease.

Pitch Pizzeria to open another location in west Omaha

The new location is just west of Village Pointe, near 177th and Burke Streets. The stand-alone restaurant will have the same vibe and same menu of coal-fired pizzas, burgers and entrees as its Dundee location.

3 inspired homeowners who found new life for dead zones

Homeowners seeking to get the most out of the space they have often turn to funny places.

'We Don't Coast' creators worried it might be too edgy, but brand is already catching on

It’s a feisty punch line expected to turbocharge Omaha’s image. But it almost never came to be, at least not in an official way.

Piccolo’s steakhouse turns 80 with the help of billionaire fan Warren Buffett

When Joseph Piccolo arrived in Omaha in 1909 from his native Sicily, he never would have envisioned his name on a family-style eatery where billionaires dine.

Back to school fashion trends for students of all ages

The first day back at school is a rare chance to make a first impression. We asked fashion experts to outline this year’s trends to give you or your kid a chance at being the best-dressed this school year.

No longer a nomad, Lincoln artist finds new life in discarded items

Throughout August, art and ego will be on display at the Robert Henri Museum in Cozad, where Kjell Cronn, a former World-Herald copy editor, will be the month’s visiting artist.

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 Recipes” by Brian Nicholson and Sarah Huck, frozen fruit stays nutritious and flavorful for an entire year.

From model trains to theater sets

Starting Saturday, 15 exquisitely detailed scale models of sets 69-year-old Jim Othuse designed for the Omaha Community Playhouse will be on display at the Durham Museum.


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