Author: Edge Staff

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Spezia The bartender: Alex The drink: Spezia Sea Breeze Step 1: What you need –       1.5 oz. Malibu rum –       1 oz. Curacao –       2 oz. lemonade –       Soda Water –       Lemon wedge, orange slice, cherry Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in shaker with ice Step 3: […]

A True Wonder

Less than a day’s drive from Omaha, southwest Missouri has much to offer nature enthusiasts. One of its premier attractions, located in Springfield, is the award-winning Wonders of Wildlife—a 350,000 sq. ft. wildlife national museum and aquarium that is larger than the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Established in […]

Comfort with a Cause

There’s something special about the perfect pillow. Not only can it provide a good night’s sleep, but it’s often associated with comfort, security, and an overall sense of well-being. Ten-year-old Eliza White, with the aid of her younger sisters Evelynn and Everley, has taken the pillow-as-comfort concept to a new […]

Natural Storyteller

Some people are natural-born storytellers, and 11-year-old Annah Vogelpohl is one of them. At the age of three, she recited stories to her mother, Olivia, who wrote them down for her in blank books while Annah drew the illustrations. She’d even make edits while her mother read the story back […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Jukes Ale Works The bartender: Megan The drink: Beer Old Fashioned Step 1: What you need –       2 oz. bourbon –       .5 oz. Jukes Elkhorn Oil Stout simple syrup –       3 dashes orange bitters –       Orange garnish Step 2:Combine first three ingredients in cocktail mixing glass Step 3: […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Deviled Egg Co The bartender: Raechel The drink: Something Magical Step 1: What you need –       2 oz Empress Gin –       .75 oz St. Germaine –       .5 oz fresh lemon juice –       rock candy Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in shaker Step 3: Add ice and shake […]

Get Pumped Up

Kids and adults alike have a fascination with balloons, especially when used to create cute animals and fun objects like hats and swords. Ten-year-old Macie Scott from Plattsmouth, NE, discovered her fascination for balloons a year ago. Now the self-taught balloon artist performs her craft at the local farmers market, […]

Dad & Daughter Duo

Parents often wonder how to get their kids interested in their work. For Nathan Eckles, a real estate investor, it was relatively easy—he took his daughter, Ryleigh, on the job with him when she was just an infant. Over the years, it became second nature to Ryleigh, and now at […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Cumbia The bartender: Santiago The drink: Pisco Sour Step 1: What you need –       2oz Macchu Pisco –       1oz lime juice –       1oz simple syrup –       1oz egg white –       3 drops of bitters Step 2: Combine 2oz Macchu Pisco, 1oz lime juice, 1oz simple syrup, 1oz egg […]

Leading the Pack

Fifteen-year-old Lacy Mehaffey grew up with the Boy Scouts—her father, Chris Mehaffey, is the CEO of the Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America—so it was only natural for her to join when girls were allowed to formally participate. In just three years, not only has she earned her Eagle Scout […]