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Unlikely champs: NorthStar, program for North Omaha boys, wins lacrosse title

It happened on a late spring Saturday afternoon in Omaha.  The cool mid-May breeze caused the fans ringing Westside High School’s modest football field to curl up under their blankets and jackets. They watched, peering through the late afternoon sun, as 16 high school lacrosse players made history.  The NorthStar lacrosse team, a group of […]

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Amid Floods and A Pandemic, Omaha Plant Store Finds Its Roots and Thrives through Adversity

Walking into (drips) botanical elements is like walking through an enchanted forest. From floor to ceiling, the store is covered with hefty leaves, creeping vines and prickly cactus hairs, broken up by rocks and crystals sprinkled between the plants. Under beaming natural light, the scent of flowers and local handmade candles consume the air as […]

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Maha Fills Stinson Park With Music, People for Two-Night Return

On Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30, the smell of wood-fired pizza and fresh gyros plumed into the air as people walked (and in some cases rollerbladed) through the crowd for the Maha Music Festival’s return to Stinson Park. Car Seat Headrest made their Maha return Friday, sending beams of red, green and blue […]