Brew at the Zoo

The only thing better than spending time at the Henry Doorly Zoo is doing so while sipping drinks from local breweries and wineries. Join the zoo for their first Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, July 19 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Ticket cost beforehand is $50 for members, $55 for non-members, and $60 when purchased at the gate the night of the event. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy an all-adult event at the zoo.

Happy Birthday, Stories Coffeehouse!

Saturday, July 19 is the anniversary party for Stories Coffeehouse. Swing by for specials and raffles, and a benefit for Omaha Police Officer Sophia Jordan, who also just so happens...

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Omaha Culinary Tours

Whether you’re a hardcore foodie or you just like to try new places to eat, Omaha has so many good restaurants it would be really difficult to find them all on your own. That’s where Omaha Culinary tours comes into play.

The company was formed in October 2013 and conducted its first tour in early December 2013.

According to Suzanne Allen, one of the owners, there are currently six tours up and running: three walking tours and three bus tours.

Eat your way through town

The walking tours focus on different neighborhoods in Omaha. Right now, these include the Midtown, Old Market and Orpheum areas. There are plans to offer walking tours of Benson and Dundee in the future.

Each walking tour...

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Sommelier on a Mission

Let’s be honest here – we all know that Omaha has an amazing restaurant scene. This is no secret to us, and apparently word is spreading because people outside of Omaha are hearing it too. Enter Jennifer Moleski, a restaurant industry consultant who uses her years as a sommelier and trainer to help restaurant service teams figure out how to be great.

Jennifer started a tour last month that is taking her all around the nation in a quest to visit with the best restaurants and see what makes their service teams tick. So, of course, she wound up in Omaha and visited with four of our best eateries to add to her ongoing blogumentary. She spent one shift with the service team of each restaurant...

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Thirsty for Tea?

Thirst-Tea Café opened its doors on June 30 in Midtown Crossing. They offer a huge variety of teas and plenty of snacks. If you’re a fan of bubble tea, you’re going to love this place. Any chance this tea place will sway the coffee lovers of Omaha and make them tea fanatics? We shall see.

Growing Cities Needs Help

This is your last chance to help local filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette with their quest to get their documentary Growing Cities aired on PBS. Their Kickstarter campaign is nearing its funding amount, but more is needed. Help these guys get the word out to the world about urban farming. Seriously, even $5 will help....

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Worth the Drive

As Omahans, we are pretty lucky to live in an area that has an ample amount of great dining options. From The Surfside Club to Lot 2, Omaha has a variety of restaurants to suit any budget or desire. But what happens when we head out on summer vacation? Where do we eat? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was someone who could do some food research for you before you left?  

How often do you check Urbanspoon or Yelp for dining spots when you are travelling to Colorado with the kids? Or when you are driving to Kansas City for a Royals game? Or how about someplace worth driving to where you can explore the area and have a good meal? If you are like me - someone who appreciates good food at...

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Help FarmTable Delivery

FarmTable is behind many of the deliveries of fresh food to many of the local restaurants in town. They get food directly from the growers and take it all straight to eateries. They’re a big part of the reason why you can enjoy fresh food when you go out to eat. Check out their Kickstarter campaign to help them buy their own refrigerated truck and keep those deliveries coming.

Kickstarter Success for Localmotive

Speaking of Kickstarter campaigns, Localmotive was happy to announce a successful completion to their Kickstarter campaign. The goal to raise $40,000 was...

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