Author: Edge Staff

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Jams at Legacy The Bartender: Stephanie The drink: The Diplomat Step 1: What you need 5 oz. Kahlua 1 oz. Diplomatico rum .5 oz. simple syrup 2 oz. heavy cream Ground espresso beans Step 2: Combine Kahua and rum and shake well Step 3: Pour into chilled martini […]

A Hero for Healthier Pets

When eight-year-old Porter Hinrichs found out his Golden Doodle Auggie had food sensitivities to many store-bought treats, he wanted to do something to help. So he and his mom Melissa found a recipe online to make grain-free, organic dog treats. He set up a stand outside his house and sold […]

A Talent for Tumbling

A particular talent often runs in a family, which happens to be the case for 9-year-old Eliza Turman. Her mother, Kim, was an All-American gymnast at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. After just four years in the sport, the fourth grader from Fire Ridge Elementary has already achieved a Level […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: WestEnd Lounge The Bartender: Raechel Van Buskirk The drink: Pretty in Pink   Step 1: What you need 2 oz. citrus vodka 1 oz. fresh lemon juice 2 oz. raw cane sugar simple syrup 3 raspberries Step 2: Muddle raspberries Step 3: combine ingredients Step 4: Shake well […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Spirit World The Bartender: Sidra Akhter The Drink: The Conciliation, Winner of the 2019 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail contest benefitting Friends of Nebraska Children Step 1: What you need 75 oz. Smooth Ambler whiskey 1 oz. Cocchi Americano .75 oz. Ginger lemon syrup .75 oz Ginger Infused Malic […]

Making Voices Heard

Eight years ago, Nebraska Writers Collective Executive Director Matt Mason brought the idea of a slam poetry festival to Omaha. Modeled after a similar event in Chicago, the Great Plains chapter of Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) started in the spring of 2012 with teams from 13 schools. Currently, more […]

Leading by Example

Everyone has natural talents and abilities. Sixteen-year-old Abby Stilley happens to have many. On the surface, it may seem like the activities she’s involved in aren’t connected: Sunday school teacher and youth group leader at her church, member of the tech team and film club at Elkhorn High School, cook […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Mode de Vie The Bartender: Sonita The drink: Passion Amere. For each drink sold the month of February, Mode de Vie will make a donation to the Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA). Step 1: What you need 1 oz Ransom dry gin . 5 oz Compari .25 oz […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Red Lion Lounge The Bartender: Charles The drink: Lion’s Nog   Step 1: What you need 1 oz Diplomatico Rum 1 oz Old Overholt Rye .25 oz Amaro Nonino 3.5 oz house egg nog   Step 2: Combine all ingredients Step 3: Pour into a tall mug Step […]

A Born Leader

Malorie Maddox is a household name in our community and someone who touched the lives of many during her 20 years as a broadcast journalist. Now she’s touching lives in a whole new way as the Vice President of Communications with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), and continues […]