Its A Mean Catfish

Ms. Ella Wills of the Neighborhood Action and Facts, 3802 N. 24th Street, will be serving a Catfish Dinner on Martin Luther King Day, January 20 from 11 a.m. until the food is gone. The Catfish Dinner includes two sides (spaghetti, coleslaw or green beans) & dessert for donations of $9. Local delivery is available for orders of two or more dinners at 402.714.7614. Please mark your calendars. You will not be disappointed.

One Man’s Favorite Bar

Blogger Steve Gates of has hailed The Village Bar of Ralston, 77th and Park Dr., as the best bar of the year for 2013. eyes genuine drinking establishments in the Omaha metro area that are cozy and friendly, bringing back that old school bar feel where patrons are family. Check out Gates’ other favorite local bars on his blog.

Two New Restaurant Openings

Ashland Nebraska is soon to be home to a new DQ and Chill, located at 602 E. Highway 6. They will be open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Dickey’s BBQ has a new location opening in Omaha at Pacific and 120th, were Maggie Moos once was. They are just starting to get things under way so we will keep you informed on a future opening date.

ConAgra’s Child Hunger Ends Here and Starts Here

Over the next three years, The ConAgra Food Foundation will be investing over $4 million into Omaha community organizations and non-profits with a goal of reducing childhood hunger. Partnering on the project will be the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition. According to ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin, “The ultimate objective is to create systems to prevent families from becoming food insecure.” Many others are joining forces with ConAgra in this project such as The Food Bank for the Heartland, Hunger Free Heartland, Creighton Financial Hope Collaborative and several others. For more information,  visit

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