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A quick getaway

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

Olson Kundig Architects 'Anthology'

At Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, nature sets the design course. Buildings, in the firm’s vernacular, are like bridges between nature, culture and people.  The ideal took root in the late 1960s with founder Jim Olson, who often observes that “living close to nature is the greatest luxury.” Principal and partner Alan Maskin digs a little deeper in conjunction with the exhibition "Olson Kundig: Anthology" at KANEKO.

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.

Jet Set Confidential

It's what to wear everywhere! Upgrade your business travel style with knit ties, round or mirrored shades and a signature pen. Travel in comfort with leather tennis shoes by day and sandals or slip-ons with a rolled pant cuff by night.

Unplug and Unwind

Let the Colorado back roads take you to a simpler time.

Summer lovin': ideas for the date outdoors

We don’t know about you, but we think dinner and a movie has gotten a bit stale.

Here's the deal with those odd triangle structures around the Old Market

You may be wondering about that strange little structure of mostly blue, green and white triangles across the street from the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in the Old Market.


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