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A celebration of who we are, where we are, and how we operate.

Real Life Scientist. Accidental Inventor.

And just like that, something happens that can change your life and the lives of others forever… For Omaha’s James Hermsen, a carpenter by trade, it was that moment he stepped on and broke his glasses while helping a friend frame a straw-bale house. With a cordless drill in hand, he fixed his glasses and kept working. But, that was not the end of it.

Collaboration is the Cat’s Meow

Felius Cat Café has quickly become a haven for cat lovers and their feline friends. Bre Phelan, owner, is intentional about ensuring all guests (furry or not) are comfortable and well-cared-for during their stay.

Your Medal Is Waiting

How did Dr. Seuss phrase it? “We run for fun in the hot, hot sun.” – and, we might add, the warmth of spring and the crisp of fall…

Unique Ways to Tune into Your Own Wavelength

No question, everyday life can deplete the vital forces that keep us energized. Thanks to a multitude of unique ways to get in touch with your inner yogi and practice meditation throughout the Omaha metro, mind-body-spirit refueling is just a breath away.

Food for Thought: Wellness Made Easier

Against the backdrop of our busy lives, healthful eating can be a challenge – it takes planning and execution. Thankfully, Omaha is home to a vibrant collection of local and national businesses focused on making solid nutrition more convenient and accessible.

Omaha Diners: Straight-up, Home-style Comfort Food

📍: early bird |  📷: rebecca s. gratz We’ve never had to search for a five-star, fine dining experience. Take your pick: The Grey Plume, Dario’s Brasserie, J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood, M’s Pub or Le Voltaire… But sometimes, to pinch a quote...

Tap In: Region’s Brewery Scene

Just like our eateries, Omaha is host to a cornucopia of fledgling breweries that are as colorful and unique as the people that run them. From pale ales to IPAs and lagers, the brewery scene in Omaha has a spot to cater to every taste and ambiance.

Every Outing – Outstanding

We are a community that revels in the fellowship that food inspires. More than entrees and appetizers, it’s about grabbing friends and seeking out avenues to experience food in new and exciting ways.

Saddle up for Cycling, Socializing & Scenery

Soak up the journey – and the destination – by giving the wildly-popular Taco Ride a spin! It’s the world’s longest-running and largest weekly bike ride, a cherished Thursday night tradition that combines cycling, socializing and some great local scenery.

Scriptown Running Club

Robb Hiatt is all about the facilitation of fitness in Omaha. When he’s not managing one of our local The Bike Rack bike shops and assisting cyclists, he and his wife, Becky, are leading a “weekly movement” they founded – the Scriptown Running Club.“One of...

Relaxing with Gusto

In this age of constant connection, we still value one of our most important connections of all – our connection to nature.
Our region is replete with dynamic state parks and outdoor recreation areas – none too far from home. Chart your course and then have at it: recreate, refill your bucket and repeat. On land or in the water. Spring to winter and seasons in-between.

We Don’t Coast – We Play

Have an experience you’ve never had before or visit an old favorite and discover it all over again. String together lots of vibrant moments and create some truly epic memories. That’s the power of play – and we put a premium on it here. The hardest part is narrowing down the options.

Field Trip Friday: Get Out: Omaha

If you have never heard of an escape game before, allow me to explain. Picture a life-size video game, such as “The Experiment: Escape Room.” Now, think about getting out, real time.

Locally-owned – Aksarben Cinema

“We love living in Omaha and competing here with other theatres. Omaha is at its best – and movie-going is at its best – when every theatre is competing to make the experience as good as it can be.” – Bill Barstow, co-owner, Aksarben Cinema

Omaha’s Film Scene – Is Rolling.

Omaha native Timothy Christian dabbles in fantasy – a necessary part of the job for a busy, genre-spanning movie producer. But he’s serious about the potential reality of making Nebraska and Omaha true players in the film industry.

Entertaining. Educating. Inspiring.

Omaha Film Festival (OFF) will mark 15 years of elevating our community, filmmakers and the arts when it opens its next run on March 3, 2020.