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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Nebraska: Omaha

Friday, December 23, 2011 2:00 AM by Cars TravelFood

By: Kari Young

Omaha is more than just the home of the Oracle of Omaha, billionaire Warren Buffett, and Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting that's famously held here. This city has way more to offer than what you would even venture to think and especially this time of year, Omaha offers that classic American Christmas feeling that will help make this a memorable season.

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Five Offbeat Things to Do & See in Omaha

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 2:00 AM by Got Saga

By: Corrie Oberdin

When most people think of Omaha, they think of the Henry Doorly Zoo, the College World Series and steak. What they don't realize is that Omaha is also ripe with fun offbeat things to do and see that don't involve fuzzy animals, baseball or beef. As a transplant to Omaha from the East Coast, I learned this through five years of exploring and listening to long time residents. Here are five of my favorite offbeat things to see and do in Omaha:

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

Tony's Weekend in Omaha

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:00 AM by CNN writer

By Tony Harris

Hey Everybody, I'm just back from a wonderful weekend at the Omaha Riverfront Jazz and Blues Festival right there on the Missouri River just off the patio of Rick's Boat House restaurant. The people of Omaha were terrific and it got me to thinking about what a great summer I was having. How about you? Are you having a great summer with family and friends? Share some of your great summer pics with us. Tell us where you are and who's with you in the pic and we'll post them right here on my blog page and on my Facebook page. In the