Readers’ Choice 2010 Best Sweets Shop

Every morning, Bill Jones makes about 100 people very happy. Jones is co-owner of Jones Brothers Cupcakes, winner of Best Sweets Shop in the Readers’ Choice awards. He and his bakers select one cupcake flavor, and name it the Cupcake of the Day. They announce their choice on Facebook and Twitter, then give away those special cupcakes for to the shop’s social media followers. “We usually make 96, because...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Best New Restaurant

A vegan restaurant that sources locally grown food opened last spring on the lonely corner of 20th and Pierce. Daily Grub was voted Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O New Restaurant, and also got a “Reader Refer” for Best Local-Food-Serving Restaurant, because it offers hearty meals for the socially conscious. But vegan or no, it’s the good food that draws people. Owner and chef Elle Lien offers a menu that...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Best Coffeeshop

After a dozen years of growth based on premium product and service, Scooter’s Coffeehouse is branding itself as the java fix with “amazing people, serving amazing coffee, amazingly fast.” The formula’s earned the franchise several Best Of honors, including the Omaha Chamber of Commerce Emerging Business of the Year award, and now Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O designation. What started as a single...

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Koterba, OPL and Waging Nonviolence

*Take a break from all your holiday shopping to stop by The Bookworm in Countryside Village at 87th and Pacific, Saturday, Nov. 27, to meet World-Herald editorial cartoonist and Prairie Cat Jeffrey Koterba. He’ll be signing copies of his new book, Inklings, now in paperback. The book recounts Koterba’s evolution as a cartoonist, a hobby he began as a way to detach himself from the pandemonium surrounding him....

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Results: Best Nightlife & Play Winners

Best Bar with Live Music Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Slowdown Readers’ Choice: Waiting Room Readers’ Choice: Ozone Readers’ Recommend: Two Fine Irishmen Best Bar to Study for the Bar Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Homy Inn Readers’ Recommend: Old Chicago Readers’ Recommend: Prestige (now Del Mare) Readers’ Recommend: Urban Wine Company Best Beer Selection Readers’ Choice Best of the...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Results: Best Personal Services Winners

Best Barber Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Great Clips Readers’ Recommend: Sport Clips Best Beauty Salon Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Garbo’s Salon & Spa Best Bookstore Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Borders Readers’ Choice: Barnes & Noble Readers’ Choice: The Bookworm Readers’ Recommend: Half Price Book Store Best Cell Phone Provider / Carrier Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O:...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Results: Best Living & Home Services Winners

Best Apartments — Downtown Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Old Market Lofts Readers’ Recommend: Skinner Macaroni Loft Apartments Readers’ Recommend: The Tip Top Best Apartments — Midtown Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Embassy Park Readers’ Recommend: Midtown Crossing Best Apartments — Uptown Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: The Biltmore Best Apartments — West Readers’ Choice Best...

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Beethoven Variations and Transformations

Beethoven Variations and Transformations
Friday, April 25, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Free and Open to the Public
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Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
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Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Tues-Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: ... more »


Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
OUTSIDE THE LINES:  Unexpected Delights from Major Composers
Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn
Alexandra Rock, oboe ... more »


GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

Norwegian playwright ... more »


Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

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he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
Feb. 14
THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA FEATURING NEW YORK VOICES
Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
8 p.m. ... more »


THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 ... more »



The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ... more »


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ... more »


So Bad, It’s Good

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ... more »


What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ... more »