Coffee for Water

Well Grounded, a coffee shop owned by Omaha native Sarah Van Putten, opened recently in the growing Park East neighborhood.    “It’s been exciting opening the shop and getting to know the neighborhood and the people that live here,” Van Putten said. “Seeing the new businesses and residences has been amazing. My hope is that […]

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All the 2015 Winners

BEST DINING Best Bakery     Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Wheatfields Readers’ Choice: Farmhouse Cafe, Pettit’s Pastry, Le Quartier Baking Company Readers’ Recommend: Aromas Bliss Bakery Readers’ Refer: Olsen Bake Shop              Best BBQ Restaurant     Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Famous Dave’s Readers’ Choice: Parker’s Smokehouse, Hartland […]

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Sleeper Agent Wakes It Up

Sleeper Agent will be playing The Waiting Room April 14 on their first headlining tour. You may remember the garage pop band from their 2011 debut album Celebrasion, which got a lot of attention from the blogosphere straight to the top of national music media. Since then the sextet from Bowling Green, KY, has been […]

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10th annual something wicked goth ball featuring digital leather and dj ema marco

Oct. 26 10th annual something wicked goth ball featuring digital leather and dj ema marco Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St., Ralston 8 p.m., All Ages, $10 ADV, gothballomaha.com Big Brain Productions, The Reader and CW 15 present the 10th Annual Something Wicked Goth Ball. The biggest and most unforgettable Halloween party of the season celebrates […]

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chef franco’s flavors of fall

Oct. 24 chef franco’s flavors of fall The Slowdown 729 N. 14th St. 6-10 p.m., $15 theslowdown.com Master Chef Franco Lania’s Flavors of Fall tour arrives in Omaha tonight at The Slowdown. Performing live food demonstrations that include steak poivre, cherries jubile, and flaming pumpkin shots, he will be accompanied by live blues band, Dilemma. […]

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Bazinga! Night

Oct. 18 Bazinga! Night Council Bluffs Community Hall 205 S. Main St., Council Bluffs 712.328.4992, www.bluffsart.org Bazinga! Night – named for the popular “Big Bang Theory” main character’s frequent exclamation — is a trivia event offered to the public as a friendly competitive evening.  Bluffs Arts Council Board Member Bob Collins is excited to host […]

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