FaceBook Twitter youtube

RECENT POSTS

Culture

Comic Con Report — Day Two

Culture

Comic Con Report — Day One

Music

Ten Questions with Goo Goo Dolls

Dining Section

Nominate Your Food Day Heroes by July 31

Specials

Not Milk

Film

Dubiously Inferior

Arts

Must Be the Place

Arts

Summer Hothouse

Music

Ten Questions with Annalibera

Specials

The Future is Blue

 coverbleed1602

Mental Health

Whether it’s the homeless woman you pass every day going to work, the new mother or a neighbor battling cancer, mental illness hides itself in many forms and behind many other conditions. Mental illness has been a pervasive issue in both rural Nebraska and metropolitan areas like Omaha.

When Nebraska dismantled its regional system over a decade ago, it never fully funded the replacement,...

read more »


Pic1

Bright Future

Thinking about installing solar panels on your home? There are some key questions you need to ask yourself first including: What is the current cost of your electric bill? How much electricity are you using on a daily basis? How much solar energy do you need to generate to offset that usage?

The number and placement of solar panels on your home will depend on the size of your house, the kind of...

read more »


Obama

Omaha Loves Obama

“Thank you, Omaha. That's so nice, thank you. Go, Mavericks!” President Obama says.  The commander-in-chief was welcomed last Thursday by more than 11,000 people who were crowded at UNO’s Baxter Arena.

People anxiously waited outside in line for hours to see the President on his visit to the metro area. UNO distributed tickets at various locations two days before which had sold out last Monday. ...

read more »


Fire jt

M’s Fire *Update*

Ice scabs over the charred remains of M's Pub Sunday morning, serving as a beautiful and terrifying tribute to the decades of tradition The Old Market lost in Saturday's fire. With the blaze finally contained, we know that the basement of M's partially collapsed late afternoon Saturday, while the apartment and restaurant ceilings collapsed in the very early hours of Sunday morning. While everyone...

read more »


Fire 1

Fire Destroys M’s Pub

Firefighters have worked in shifts throughout Saturday, battling not only the 3 alarm fire that engulfed M's Pub, but also the single degree temperatures that have made working outside unsafe.

It remains unclear what caused an explosion, which blew out the front window of the building on 11th and Howard around 2:45pm, but witnesses in the area reported the smell of gas before feeling a quake and...

read more »


3-college-of-engineering-a-concert-converstaion-with-peter-buffett-700x700

Swimming Upstream

“Conscience laundering.”

That’s how Peter Buffett, Warren Buffett’s son, described the “sprinkling” of charitable contributions by the wealthy.

“As more lives and communities are destroyed by the system that creates vast amounts of wealth for the few, the more heroic it sounds to ‘give back,’” wrote Peter Buffett in his New York Times editorial “The Charitable-Industrial Complex” in 2013.

...

read more »


Stalvey’s personal chronicle of social awareness a primer for racial studies

With America in the throes of the 1960s civil rights movement, few whites publicly conceded their own prejudice, much less tried seeing things from a black point of view. Lois Mark Stalvey was that exception as she shared her journey from naivety to social consciousness in her 1970 book The Education of a WASP

Her intensely personal chronicle of becoming a socially aware being and engaged...

read more »


Book

A WASP’s racial tightrope resulted in enduring book

You've got to be taught to be afraid                                                                                                                                                        Of people whose eyes are oddly made,                                                                                                                                                And people whose skin is a...

read more »


Page 1 of 66 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

 

Sign up for GoodDealOmaha!