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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.

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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

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