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Game Changer: McGuigan Arts Academy Opens In Omaha

Having enrolled my kids in a variety of camps and classes over the years, I’m always on the lookout for new opportunities. And let me tell you, I’m really excited about what’s opening in Omaha soon: McGuigan Arts Academy. It will offer classes for kids and adults, and not just theater, but a whole range …

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Directory Of Omaha Makers You Can Support From Your Couch

I’m all for supporting brick and mortar stores of local businesses but sometimes, you just don’t want to get out of your pajamas. If that’s the case for you, shopping online is the best. Luckily, there are Omaha makers selling their goods online. Keep scrolling to see the variety of things made here in Omaha! …

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7 Ways To Make Thanksgiving Memorable (And Safe) This Year

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be memorable, no doubt about it. We’re faced with a choice of being disappointed about current circumstances or making an effort to choose our mindset, and this year, I’m determined to make this a happy (albeit weird) Thanksgiving. I’m dreaming up unique ways to celebrate Thanksgiving that are both socially …

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19 Outdoor Holiday Lights Shows, Drive-Thrus & More In Omaha

No doubt about it, Christmas looks different in 2020. There are a ton of events planned, most with significant changes to reflect social distancing & mask requirements. But if you’re looking solely for outdoor holiday events in Omaha, this is the list for you. VIP Holiday Car Wash When: Through Dec. 31; open daily Thursday …

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Everything You Need To Know About Omaha’s Little Bohemia

South Omaha has long been the melting pot of the area, with immigrants settling in Omaha, Neb., from eastern Europe, Ireland, Germany, and Latin America, in addition to others. In the mid-1880s, Czech immigrants coming to Omaha eventually created a community along 13th Street that became known as Little Bohemia. Businesses, restaurants, and bars sprouted …

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8 Places To Go To Appreciate Omaha Railroad History

With its railroad history dating back to the early 1860s, would you be surprised to learn that Omaha wasn’t the original choice to serve as the eastern terminus of the first transcontinental railroad? President Abraham Lincoln chose Council Bluffs, Iowa, as the eastern edge of the railroad. But, local leaders didn’t want to construct a …

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