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Your Mind is Not Quarantined – Ideas for Learning New Things

Can you think of something we missed?  Share your tips! 1. Do It. While Do Space is closed to the public, members can access a new line of free digital services. Besides regular programming, explore new topics like Twitch streaming, Augmented Reality, Stencyl game design and the Census. Info on the Do Space Events Calendar, Blog and Facebook […]

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Readers’ Choice Best Personal Shopping and Services 2020

Nominations & Final Voting Based entirely on community participation, Omaha businesses are nominated as the best in their industry at TheReader.com, starting in January, running through the end of March, a month later than normal. Tens of thousands of nominations inform the top nominees in each category to appear on the final ballot, which ran […]

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Self Care is a Revolutionary Act

Often when I hear the phrase ‘self-care,’ my eyes roll back in my head. I instantly envision Instagram hashtags and thinkpiece headlines that equate to little more than the aesthetics of self-indulgence; fancy baths, yoga with baby animals and an endless stream of consumable products that promise to improve the quality of my life. Here’s […]

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View from The Top

  An argument could be made that nightlife in the Blackstone District is somewhat more laid back than the bustling, rowdy downtown area and a little less alternative than the Benson neighborhood. Blackstone has its own unique concept and style. When I heard news of a rooftop bar opening up in this particular district, I […]

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Omaha Health Expo This Weekend

Omaha Health Expo This Weekend Cardiologist Richard Collins said it succinctly. “If I’m in the ER with a heart attack, I don’t want the doc to come in and put a broccoli sprig on my chest.” Dr. Collins was speaking during an interview on the Heartland Healing television program and at the time was chief […]

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Build the Wall. Be Immune.

Build the Wall. Be Immune. Corona bologna by Michael Braunstein Bioweapon? Superbug? Freak of nature? Zoonotic lunchmeat? Well, we don’t know exactly what this newest novel virus officially named COVID-19 is all about. And in fact, it doesn’t really matter. Whether relatively benign or stealthily virulent, what anyone in their right mind would want to […]