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Shakespeare on the Green

Shakespeare on the Green June 23 – July 17 Shows start at noon | Free Elmwood Park “Shakespeare on the Green” is an outdoor theater festival series at Elmwood Park showcasing classics from the immortal titular playwright. One from Shakespeare’s late romance period, “The Tempest,” runs from June 23-26, July 8, 10, 13, 14, and […]

Posted inMovies

In Space, No One Can Hear Tim Allen

Pixar burst onto the scene with unique and imaginative stories. Their latest movie is a movie watched by characters from one of their other movies. You are likely asking “Why?” or sighing “Whatever,” depending on where on the frowny face pain scale the world has put you lately. “Lightyear” isn’t as bad as it sounds. […]

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Some Nox-Crete Answers, Fortenberry Facing Prison, CWS Returns

Read past Reed Moore daily newsletters HERE’S YOUR RUNDOWN Happy Fresh Veggies Day Reed Moore owes everything to eating broccoli. Today’s news: EPA testing finds some contamination near the site of a chemical fire, but there’s no information on what people may have breathed from the Memorial Day blaze. Federal prosecutors recommend Jeff Fortenberry see prison […]

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Omaha City Council Discusses Streetcar Agreement, Douglas County Corrections Reports Struggles with Staffing

The Omaha City Council met Tuesday to discuss a redevelopment agreement for the proposed streetcar. The agreement lays out the collaboration with Omaha Streetcar Authority (OSA), including up to $354 million in tax increment financing to fund the project. Troy Anderson, deputy chief of staff with the Mayor’s Office, said the OSA will be responsible […]

Posted inTheater

Sing it, Sister!

“Respect” is the title of the musical revue at the Omaha Community Playhouse but that doesn’t capture the spirit of the show unless you spell it out R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and add the next line, “Find out what it means to me.” The women who sing the iconic songs, mostly from the 1960s and 1970s, make sure […]

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Councilwoman Under Investigation, Medical Marijuana Win, Fairness Ordinance Rescinded

Read past Reed Moore daily newsletters HERE’S YOUR RUNDOWN Happy National Pop Goes The Weasel Day If there’s a better nursery rhyme out there, Reed Moore would like to know what it is. Today’s news: The OPD’s domestic violence unit is investigating District 2 Councilwoman Juanita Johnson. Medical marijuana proponents get a victory when a U.S. […]

Posted inDining

A Closure, Busting a Move, and a Relaunch

Go Fish Since 1930, Joe Tess Place has been an Omaha icon for its generous portions, its signature spice blend, and carp on rye sandwiches you can’t find anywhere else. Last year, the ubiquitous fish stop made the decision to close the dining room and move to a drive-through only model among Covid concerns. With […]