Author: Edge Staff

Living in the Moment

Ethan Chilton is a typical 14-year-old who loves playing baseball and fishing for large-mouth bass at his favorite neighborhood pond. But not so typical is his passion for spending time with ageing adults, specifically ones who struggle with memory loss and Alzheimer’s. Last year Ethan spent 100 hours volunteering his […]

Lofty Aspirations

Thomas Corpuz  |  Junior  |  Creighton Prep High School   One might think that as the only varsity pole vaulter at Creigton Prep, junior Thomas Corpuz wouldn’t have much to worry about. But in his eyes, he has big shoes to fill. Not only was his older brother, Michael, a […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Herb Sainte The bartender: Austin The drink: Bon Vivant     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Christian Bros VSOP Brandy 1 oz. lemon/raspberry gastrique ¼ oz. Fernet Branca ½ oz/ simple syrup   Step 2: Combine all ingredients   Step 3: Add ice and shake […]

Taking Great Strides

Mazie Larsen  |  Senior Gretna High School   They say running is a way of life, and that has been the case for the Larsen family of Gretna. When high school senior Mazie was growing up, she watched her mom, Maureen, run local road races and cheer her on, and […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Trio: Cocktails and Company The bartender: Christen Kotschwar The drink: The Sweet Pepper Skiffle; People’s Choice Award Winner of the 2018 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefitting Nebraska Children.     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Plymouth Gin ¾ oz. Homemade sweet pepper syrup stewed […]

Racing to the Top

Most five-year-olds aren’t experts in much besides playing, napping, and occasionally being mischievous. But when Joseph Mather was that age, he achieved expert status in his age group as a BMX bike racer. And at age six, he became number one in both Nationals and Worlds, beating 53 other six-year-olds […]

Sutton Banion — A Hero Among Us

Many kids want to grow up to be a superhero. But having one visit you in person is the next best thing. Three years ago, eight-year-old Sutton Banion underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his skull, a rare condition called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH). During his hospital stay, a […]

Timber Wood Fire Bistro Blazes a Trail with Wood-Fired Cuisine

Local Chef and Restaurateur, Jared Clarke, has become masterful at taking made-from-scratch comfort foods and turning them into high-quality, mouth-watering meals in comfortable and inviting restaurants. Chef Clarke is the innovator and owner of Railcar Modern American Kitchen, an Omaha foodie favorite that pays homage to Clarke’s ancestry and to […]