Urban Abbey

“The main thing is we are not trying to make a profit, we are trying to make an impact,” said Debra McKnight, Executive Director for Urban Abbey. Urban Abbey opened in November of 2011. McKnight explained First United Methodist Church was in the process of exploring what it meant to be a church in the […]

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Star Deli

First things first: Star Deli in Benson is not the same Star Deli that was in the Jewish Community Center in Omaha. I figured this out quickly when I first walked into Benson’s Star Deli and didn’t see matzo ball soup on the menu. I guess I was confused because for whatever reason I was […]

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Espana

If you know me well, you know me as clever, charismatic, and not even a little bit awkward. I’ll pause for the collective eye rolls from my dearest friends, co-workers, and boyfriend. But every now and then, even I feel the need to turn off the charm and just allow myself to relax and be […]

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Dragon Cafe

When I try out a new place that I don’t know much about I usually go into what I call Vague Mode. This is where I don’t go into it anticipating any particular experience and I don’t decide beforehand what I’m going to eat. I just waltz in and make a vague statement to the […]

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