Via Farina

Does Omaha have room for another Wood Fired Neapolitan Pizza joint? Yes. Definitely yes. Via Farina is toiling away to have their new place up and running this Spring. To stay on top of renovations and recipes by the team (featuring Omaha Food Celebrity Paul Kulik) like Via Farina’s Facebook page. If food porn and pizza pictures are not for you, do not click this link:

Via Farina (Coming Soon!)

1008 S 10th st

Connolly Strikes Again

When Diana Zehrer Connolly sold Morning, Noon, and Night, I considered boycotting Shadow Lake entirely. The coffee, tea, and wine stop was a grown-up good time without the uptight feeling you get from many wine bars. Soon, Omaha will have access to Connolly’s brand of chill once again, as Papillion Tea Shop is planning a soft open April 15. To find out more about this new venture and to RSVP to opening day head to

Papillion Tea Shop

134 N Washington st, Suite 100G

Big Deal

You are invited to attend the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands’ Man to Man Lunch on Wednesday, March 30th at the UNO Community Engagement Center. The hour-long lunch, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., includes parking at UNO and lunch from Manhattan Deli. The featured guest is Sports Columnist Tom Shatel. Tom will take part in an interactive Q & A session with Man to Man guests, moderated by Thor Tripp, Big Brother and KETV Sports Reporter/Anchor. The Man to Man Lunch will also include testimonials from two current Big Brothers. The guys will share why they chose to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters, fun stories about their friendship with their Little Brother and why they think others should sign up to become Bigs. Please contact Jim Frederick at 402-504-4719 or

To Market To Market

The Omaha Farmer’s Market will begin its 24 week run the weekend of May 7th and 8th. The Old Market Farmer’s Market opens Saturday, May 7 at 8am and closes at 12:30pm at 11th and Jackson. The Aksarben Village Farmers Market runs on Sundays from 9am to 1pm.

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