South Takes Center

If Marcos Mora wasn’t so busy serving as the coordinator for Omaha’s Cinco de Mayo celebration he’d have no problem around this time of year working musician. Coming from one of the oldest musical families in Omaha, la familia Barrientos, Mora has music in his blood. But instead of doing a concert for the city’s […]

Read More…

Red–White Spring Game

PICK OF THE WEEK April 16 Red–White Spring Game Memorial Stadium, Stadium Dr. and T Street, Lincoln 1 p.m., $10, huskers.com What will we learn about the suped-up but more simplistic Nebraska offense on Saturday? Probably not much. Bo Pelini likes to play things close to the vest in these Spring Games but it is […]

Read More…

A Tale of Two Ballparks

Change is sometimes hard to swallow. One of the new Reuben sandwiches you can eat while watching the newly-rebranded Omaha Storm Chasers at the newly-built Werner Park is not. And that’s the price of progress. The old and familiar is crowded out by the new and improved. It’s always difficult to gauge how this will […]

Read More…

Environmental Alchemy

When it rains in Omaha, it pours raw sewage, industrial waste and toxic chemicals into nearby waterways. The city’s century-old sewer system is designed to either put it there or into your basement. Neither is an inviting option. But that design is changing thanks to a federal mandate from the Environmental Protection Agency. The oldest […]

Read More…