Author: Edge Staff

Icing On The Cupcake

At Gigi’s Cupcakes, West Omahan SuZanne Rogers offers sweet treats with a community flavor. SuZanne Rogers believes in the power of the cupcake. Now approaching her one-year anniversary with Gigi’s Cupcakes at Village Pointe, Rogers is thrilled to see how her hand-stirred, baked-fresh daily cupcakes piled high with icing can […]

Today’s Tom Sawyer

West Omaha offers some of the area’s finest dining choices, but perhaps none has a story quite as sentimental as that of Omaha natives Tom and Tricia Sawyer’s Harvest Café & Wine Bar.   For years, Sawyer operated the family owned construction business, as his wife managed the clerical side of […]

The Caniglia’s

As far back as high school, John Caniglia was innately drawn to the sounds of carpentry and construction.  Instead of perceiving it as a disruptive racket, he found that the clamor actually helped him concentrate when it was time to hit the books. “It was more soothing to me to […]

A Healthy Balance

When the word “hormones” is uttered, visions of raging menopausal women come to mind for most. Truth be told, hormonal changes affect everyone—both men and women—from birth to death, yet we seem to have a very negative association with that word. Hormones play an important role in our health, in […]

Meet The Sidders

Brittany and Troy Sidders have long felt the call to educate children. As a young girl in Edgar, Neb., Brittany dreamed about being a teacher like her mother and grandfather. Troy always liked kids growing up in Kenesaw, Neb., and in college he realized his gift was teaching others. They […]

Meet The Van Dykes

Eight years ago, Greg Van Dyke called his wife over his lunch hour to deliver a surprise.   “I’ve got good news and bad news,” the Tenaska Energy CFO told her. “The good news: I’ve cleared my schedule and taken care of all the logistics for you to go to […]

Meet The Khans

Ask a power couple what makes them great, and the response will not include attributes like intelligence, ambition or beauty — though many of the Misters and Misses featured here have such qualities in abundance. They will not mention portmanteaus (see Bennifer, Brangelina, TomKat) or other mono-monikers to mark their […]

My Two Cents

Professional interior designer Kris Patton, ASID, with Interiors Joan and Associates, knows a thing or two about good design. Successful design will look good, function well, and stand the test of time. While there are as many “looks” as there are individuals, there are a few things we can all […]

Our Home

Con·tem·po·rar·y by definition often provokes thoughts of cold, rigid, and non-practical space by those who prefer the traditional lines of mainstream home design. Over the years, we’ve seen splashes of contemporary architecture throughout Omaha, both in residential and commercial building; and for those of us who have an admiration for […]