Category - Nightlife

Finding Great Beer Somewhere in Middle America

Friday, December 4, 2015 4:43 PM by John Holl

Folks who live on the coasts often joke of “fly-over country,” the swath of land that actually makes up the majority of this great nation. From 37,000 feet, the plains are a patchwork quilt of farms and rivers. This should not be ignored and should be examined from the ground, especially Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city. Here, brewery visits are easy, as many operate within walking distance or a short drive of each other. With a thriving beer and food scene, plus a mix of metropolitan and cowboy, there’s a lot to enjoy and discover.

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Omaha’s Old Market packs a lot in a small area. The area was originally a wholesale and retail area for early-day Omaha and the area. Today, it’s a retail and entertainment district. Visitors to the nine-square block area can find all sorts of things to satisfy their interests. Foodies can dine at several restaurants. Party-goers have their pick of bars and lounges. Museums and galleries are available for those interested in more refined culture. Shopping galore awaits purse strings and wallets.

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*Note: story written in Spanish

Tenía muchas ganas de viajar a Nebraska, tal vez porque al ser parte de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos, me imaginaba ese viaje en carretera viendo paisajes llanos y desolados. Hasta que llegamos a Omaha y mi visión de Nebraska cambió por completo. Ahora pienso en Nebraska y me imagino sentada en algún bar moderno saboreando una cerveza.

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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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By: Amy

Beer - iowa foodie

Another fun thing we did when we were in Omaha for Restaurant Week is visit a couple of craft breweries featured in the Omaha Craft Brewery Tour. Once again, our friends from Visit Omaha were kind enough to set us up with a free pint at each of 8 great breweries in Omaha - and the best thing is that if you want to request your own brewery card, just click here!

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Exploring Omaha's Old Market District

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:00 AM by Midwest Wanderer

By: Connie Reed

The Old Market

Historic districts are always fun to explore, especially when cobblestone streets are lined with old brick buildings filled with unique shops, art galleries and interesting pubs and restaurants. That describes to a T Omaha’s Old Market District, a former warehousing area developed in the 1880s.

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