Category - Dining

5 Reasons to Visit Omaha

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:00 AM by Kara Knaack

Two-thirds of the way through the summer my family started to get a little stir-crazy. We still had a month left of summer but nothing “fun” scheduled. At that point I knew we needed something to look forward to, something to get us out of town. Something like a weekend road trip to Omaha!

The Omaha Weekend City Guide

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:00 AM by Rachel Brandt

We were recently invited to visit Omaha and enjoyed 48 hours acquainting ourselves with the Nebraska city. We already knew that major attractions include the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, the Lauritzen Gardens and the Joslyn Art Museum, so we dug a little deeper and found a few other must-stop spots if you find yourself in the city for a quick trip. Read on for our top picks on what to see and eat and where to shop and stay.

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Five years ago, the corner of 40th and Farnam didn’t inspire much hope.

Save for a few random storefronts, the street was deserted, and many of the buildings had been boarded up. As money was poured into developing the downtown area, and businesses continued to move out west, it appeared that many locals had simply forgotten about this part of town.

Not Jay Lund.