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Best Restaurants To Try In The Blackstone District In Omaha

The Blackstone District wasn’t always the go-to spot for new restaurants and fun bars in Omaha. However, food did play a role in its early days (hint: it involves Reuben sandwiches and butter brickle ice cream). UPDATE: This post was first published in 2019, and has been updated in February 2022 to reflect the closure …

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15 Unique Coffee Shops In Omaha

Java. Joe. Lifeblood. Brew. Whatever nickname you use, Omahans love their coffee. More than 61,000 coffee shops pepper the American landscape, with Omaha accounting for all but a dozen. Just kidding. With dozens of local and national coffeehouses around town, it may seem that way sometimes. We all have our favorites, and loyalty is strong …

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Sunday Brunch At Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel

A mimosa and relaxed-paced brunch is the stuff of vacations without the kids. On this rare spring morning, I was not out of town, but brunching with a friend in Omaha’s historic Blackstone District at the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel. Call it a Sunday mini vacation. Disclosure: I was the guest of the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel …

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50 Best Attractions & Things To Do In Omaha (2022)

If there’s one recurring theme I notice with first-time visitors to Omaha, it’s this: Surprise. Omaha is not a big city, but it has most everything here that would would find in one. Only, it’s all much more affordable to do it all here. Ready to see what Omaha has to offer? Here are my …

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11 Omaha Restaurants Serving Awesome Fried Chicken

Fried chicken with a side of homemade potatoes, chicken gravy, buttered corn, and a bread roll or cornbread. Fried chicken is a delicious comfort food any time of the year. It’s tasty whether it’s fresh from the pan or served cold. How many family picnics and reunions have had large plates of crispy chicken? From …

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