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“Creatives” Strong: Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center

Slated for multiple grand openings after the new year, an almost 95,000-square-foot facility is ushering in a new era for arts and culture in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County and the region. And, over the nearer term, the Hoff Family Arts & Culture...

We Rank – People

What’s your passion? Innovation? The arts? Community impact? Welcome to ‘where’ you can fully explore your ‘why’ – a region focused on ensuring everyone can celebrate possibility and realize their greatest potential.

Affordability: Lower Cost of Living. Higher Quality of Life.

Money isn’t everything – but it is something. And here, thanks to our lower cost of living, we can channel more of it into doing the things we love, saving for our kids’ educations, funding our retirements or supporting those charitable causes that are near and dear.

We Rank – Entertainment

If you want to see, hear and feel exhilaration in action, take your seat or get on your feet, lose yourself in our collection or find your authentic voice. Greater Omaha is acclaimed performing arts centers, a world-renowned Indie music scene, world-class museums and engaging galleries – a cultural hub bringing it all together and bringing us all together.

Education in Omaha – Transforming Incredible Potential

Transforming incredible potential into the power to impact lives, businesses and communities. Our award-winning network of public and private schools, colleges and universities excel at pushing our students to greater inside the classroom and beyond it, serving learners of all needs and abilities, preparing today’s young people to be tomorrow’s leaders – those equipped to develop new technology, collaborate on a big ideas and sit on community boards.

Kitchen Council – We Cater To You

This is it: The region’s only food incubator of its kind, Kitchen Council. The collaborative Nebraska/Iowa initiative seeks to lower barriers to market entry for food entrepreneurs, offering such amenities as a commercial kitchen space, accelerator programming and workshops – not mention a groundswell of community support.  

Kitchen Council – How Sweet It Is

This is it: The region’s only food incubator of its kind, Kitchen Council. The collaborative Nebraska/Iowa initiative seeks to lower barriers to market entry for food entrepreneurs, offering such amenities as a commercial kitchen space, accelerator programming and workshops – not mention a groundswell of community support.  

Kitchen Council – Good Food On The Go

This is it: The region’s only food incubator of its kind, Kitchen Council. The collaborative Nebraska/Iowa initiative seeks to lower barriers to market entry for food entrepreneurs, offering such amenities as a commercial kitchen space, accelerator programming and workshops – not mention a groundswell of community support.  

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.