Author: Edge Staff

Simply Delicious

Maximino Acevedo’s travels and experience have given him great exposure to a variety of cooking styles that are apparent when you visit his “Simply Delicious Restaurant” located in downtown Valley, Nebraska. From crab cakes, and French brie puff, to veal scaloppini veronese and crème brûlée, Chef Max has it covered […]

Fawning for Faux

The blank wall in front of Sandra Lassley can become anything. With Venetian plaster, she can create a marble palace. With Swarovski crystals, glass beads and mica powder, a luxe master bedroom. With leaf-thin copper pieces, a corporate executive’s man cave. Working from a snippet of inspiration – a color, […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

THE BAR: Shucks THE BARTENDER: Greg Palmer aka Palmer THE DRINK: The Kinky Cosmo   1.  What you need: 1.5 oz Kettle One Vodka 1.5 oz Kinky Liqueur 1 oz Grand Marnier 2 oz Cranberry Juice   2.  Pour ingredients into shaker   3.  Squeeze in the juice from a […]

Giving Thanks as a Husker

With the season of thankfulness near, Edge asked four decorated Huskers to reflect on their careers and what makes them give thanks. Two football players and two basketball players shared their appreciation for Husker Nation, for family, for opportunities and the chance to give back.

Karen Jennings

Karen Jennings Age: 43 Accolades: Nebraska record-holder for career and single-season scoring; 1992-93 Big Eight Conference Female Athlete of the Year; 1991-92 and 1992-93 CoSIDA All-American-of-the-Year Currently: Realtor, CBS Home   As a young girl in Persia, Iowa, Karen Jennings was thankful for the few hours a day she could […]

Eric Piatkowski

Eric Piatkowski Age: 43 Accolades: Record-setting forward, nicknamed “The Polish Rifle” for three-point shooting accuracy; second-highest career points in NU history; averaged 21.5 points per game as a senior Currently: Father of Paisley, Paige and Jace   For 14 years in the NBA, Eric Piatkowski struggled to balance his busy […]

Steve Warren

Steve Warren Age: 35 Accolades: 1999 First-Team All-Big 12; third-round NFL draft pick by Green Bay; Nebraska Football Hall of Fame member Currently: Founder of D.R.E.A.M. – Developing Relationships through Education, Athletics and Mentoring; Omaha Concordia High School football coach; leader of the Warren Academy, an athletic training and development […]

Eric Crouch

Eric Crouch Age: 34 Accolades: Record-setting Nebraska quarterback; 2001 winner of the Heisman Trophy, awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. Currently: Big Ten Network analyst; owner of Crouch Recreation   I’m most thankful for the people I’ve met and the relationships I’ve built through […]

My Two Cents

Tina Wurth of Katina’s Couture knows a thing or two about women’s fashion, having built a distinct brand at her boutique located in the Shops of Legacy. In just seven years, Katina’s has become a leader in introducing trendsetting style to its West Omaha clientele. “When I travel to different […]

Silverleaf Beauty

Nestled in Elkhorn’s rolling hills, this custom-built home offers something for everyone in the family it was designed for. An office peeks out off a curved staircase, a surprisingly spacious room for dad to work. In the basement, an exercise room offers mom all the gym essentials. For the kids, […]