Category - Arts

10 Reasons to Visit Nebraska: The New Midwest

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 2:00 AM by Karyn Spencer

When it comes to culture, fine dining and an overall vibrant city for a short getaway, there are certain perennial favorites. With these behemoth cities come high price tags for fun and recreation, not including parking and transportation whilst visiting. But there are several up and coming cities not yet on the radar of many. Two such cities can be found in cattle country, aka Nebraska.

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We Could All Learn a Lot from Omaha

Monday, March 11, 2013 3:00 AM by Beekman 1802

By Josh Kilmer-Purcell

A lot of people thought we'd never make it to the Omaha Home & Garden Expo this past weekend due to Winter Storm Nemo, but those people apparently didn't catch a little show called The Amazing Race. We used all our best Race training to get on the last plane out of Albany (following the plows down the runway for takeoff) and wound up having a wonderful time meeting new friends in Nebraska.

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Thakoon Panichgul's Omaha

Monday, November 1, 2010 3:00 AM by Travel + Leisure

By Libby Callaway

He may be a darling of the New York fashion world, but designer Thakoon Panichgul is a Midwestern boy at heart. "Things move a little slower in Omaha," he says of his childhood home in Nebraska. "The people are so friendly, so laid-back." Panichgul moved there from Thailand (where he was born) in 1985, when he was 11 and "didn't speak a lick of English"; he later relocated to New York City, where he worked as a fashion writer for Harper's Bazaar before launching his own line, Thakoon, in 2004. While Panichgul's Corn Belt

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