Wine-cation in Omaha: Part 2

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

In part one, we highlighted area wineries and wine-themed fun in Omaha. In this part two, we’ve got ideas on where to grab a bottle of vino along with great local wine accompaniments.

Wine Shops Where You Can Enjoy a Glass or Grab a Bottle:

Omaha Wine Company offers over 1,000 wine options and boasts the country’s largest selection of high-end Napa, Oregon, and Washington State wines. Their shelves are also stocked with wines from other famous regions from around the globe. Have questions or want recommendations? Owners Hasan and Michelle

Wine-cation in Omaha: Part 1

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

While Omaha’s growing as a craft beer destination, we’re toasting to its equally enticing wine scene.

Yes, Omaha area wine is worth traveling for. When you combine wine made from grapes grown in the area’s rich soil with Omaha’s local flavor and the region’s breathtaking views, you can expect a special and memorable experience.

Also, visitors and wine connoisseurs will love to know that Omaha is home to many nationally recognized wine stores and bars ready to offer their expertise and recommendations.

So whether you crave savoring your vino in

Celebrate the man or father figure in your life by visiting and supporting one of Omaha's attractions or local restaurants. Whether your celebrant is a spirits, sporting, or foodie guy, there is an experience in Omaha to make the day (or weekend) memorable–and local spirits expert Jack Beguedou is here with ideas.

Jack is an Omaha resident, entrepreneur, and spirits and digital content expert who enjoys educating and engaging with the spirits-curious on his virtual platform the Hood Sommelier. In addition to serving as an advocate and community

7 Gift Ideas for an Omaha Father’s Day

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Celebrate Dad in a big way with these ideas out of Omaha. A number of events and activities are happening in and around Omaha this Father’s Day weekend, from sporting events to cars and hikes. And with restaurants and hotels ready to serve you and your family, now you just need to decide which event or activity you want to take in. Our suggestion? Fill an itinerary with a handful of the following ideas.

1. NCAA Men’s College World Series

College baseball is back! The College World Series kicks off Saturday, June 19 at TD Ameritrade Park in

Pride in Omaha

Friday, June 4, 2021 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Pride Month is here, and we’re shining a spotlight on the businesses and organizations across the Omaha area who are displaying their support of the LGBTQIA+ community this month and always.

Business owners, organization leaders, and makers are continually offering their creativity, time and expertise in helping to make Omaha a more inclusive city. Omaha supports Pride, and here’s how you can too.

PRIDE EVENTS

Pride is made more powerful with community celebration.

Benson First Friday, while Proud all year, is kicking it up a notch this month

Omaha Original: Landlock Gallery

Friday, May 21, 2021 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

Nestled among chef-driven restaurants, nightlife hotspots, specialty stores, and more in The Blackstone District, Landlock Gallery is a creative haven that weaves itself seamlessly into the local-centric fabric of this historic neighborhood in midtown Omaha. It also offers a much-welcomed creative jolt (and shopping option) to the revitalized area.

Owner Molly Hobson Vaida, whose background includes work at local art institutions KANEKO and Joslyn Art Museum, opened Landlock during the COVID-19 pandemic. She was furloughed in March 2020, after

6 Ideas for an Omaha Mother’s Day

Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

After a year of quarantine and online learning, parents deserve more than just your appreciation. To help you celebrate Mother’s Day, businesses in Omaha are ready to help, and there’s no shortage of gift ideas from local businesses.

Pamper your mom (or a special mom in your life) with a variety of tempting options. From high tea in the forest and sporting events to artisan chocolates and drinkware for her favorite beverage, Omaha has something for everyone.

1. Indulgent Chocolates

If your mother likes sweets, check out Chocolat Abeille. The

48 Hours in Omaha: With Your Dog

Monday, April 12, 2021 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Your four-legged friend deserves a getaway. Oh, and you need a break too.

We’ve put together a sample two-day itinerary of dog-focused fun that will make planning a memorable visit with your furiend a whole lot easier. So pack those bags and hop in your car, it’s time for a pawsome spring, summer or fall getaway to Omaha.

Friday

Afternoon

Welcome to Omaha! First things first: Grab food and snacks for your pup’s stay at The Green Spot, a one-stop-shop for organic pet food, toys and supplies. Really get into vacation mode with a “pup pedicure”

The Reuben sandwich, arguably Omaha's most prized culinary contribution, readies for its annual day in the spotlight: National Reuben Sandwich Day is March 14.

How did the Reuben come to be? Here's a little refresher. During a late-night poker game at the Blackstone Hotel, a local grocer was asked to “ante up” and create a new dish. The ingredients he had on hand resulted in an American menu staple: two pieces of grilled marble rye bread stuffed with slow-cooked corned beef topped with sauerkraut, bubbly Swiss cheese, and creamy Russian or

10 Omaha Fun Facts

Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 PM

Omaha trivia facts include WWII bombs, heart-pounding sports, a chatty bridge, world-renowned attractions, and a billionaire with a lot of friends. Browse below to learn fun Omaha facts and arm yourself with valuable information for your next trivia night!

1. Omaha is home to one of the world’s best zoos. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is more like a biological park, dedicated to conservation around the globe and home to the world’s largest indoor desert, world’s largest glazed geodesic dome, and North America’s largest indoor rainforest.

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