Author: Andrew Gabriel

Richard Orth III — Par for the Course

Richard Orth III  |  Burke  |  Freshman Not many golfers can claim the achievement of more than 60 top three finishes since 2012 or 15 wins, with five second place finishes, in 2016 alone. Far fewer are fourteen-years-old like Richard Orth III. Richard, who will be a freshman at Burke High School […]

Jordan Vanderloo — Strength Amidst Adversity

Photos by Chris Tierney Jordan Vanderloo | Elkhorn South | Junior Basketball might be the sport of choice for someone whose father is an assistant men’s basketball coach at Creighton University. But not fifteen-year-old Jordan Vanderloo. Though she does play basketball in the winter to keep her body and skills […]

Fresh Fare

Omaha Farmers Market vendors make for memorable dining in-home and out Photos by Christopher Tierney Every Sunday morning from May to October at 9am a bell signals the opening of the Omaha Farmers Market in Aksarben Village. Lines form in front of vendors’ tents with the early birds hoping to […]

Passion Projects

Local children’s book authors pursue their passion for kids Photos by Christopher Tierney   “Build a Better Community.” These words are displayed all over Sump Memorial Library in Papillion. That is exactly what Omaha local authors Stacey and Phil Haussler, Kathy Rygg, and Bruce Arant are doing. Bruce Arant is […]

Cohesive Community

Elkhorn Optimist Club provides kids a way to give back Photos by Christopher Tierney   Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something […]

Three Dynamic Destinations

Courtesy of Travel and Transport 402-399-4555 www.travelandtransport.com   By land Omni Amelia Island Plantation Beach   |   Fernandina Beach, FL When to travel: Year-round  When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why Omni Amelia Island Plantation Beach: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Beach is the ultimate in oceanfront luxury along […]

Shelby Adams — A Strong Foundation

Confidence comes in many forms. For sixteen-year-old Shelby Adams, her confidence comes from her willingness to try new things. Those have included art lessons at age 6, Tae Kwan Do lessons at age 11, and home schooling at age 13. Since then she has become an award-winning artist, a 2nd […]

Help with a Heart

Jill Schreck offers trusted assistance for your loved ones Photos by Christopher Tierney   There are so many times during our daily lives when we wish we had an extra pair of hands. Maybe it’s to help clean out a storage room, run errands, take an elderly parent to an […]

Neighborhood Delight

New kid on the block Lombardo’s serves classic Italian with an American flare Photos by Chris Tierney Lombardo’s bistro & Bar 13110 Birch Dr. (402) 884-9800 lombardosomaha.com   When Noreen and Jeff Thelen decided they wanted to open a restaurant in Omaha, they didn’t know exactly what type they wanted, […]