Author: Edge Staff

5 Steps To Make A Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse The bartender: Luke Kothe The drink: Italian Evening • 1.5 oz. DeKuyper Cherry Pucker. That’s no misprint: Cherry. Pucker. • 1.5 oz. Pallini Limoncello. • 2 oz. fresh-squeezed orange juice and 1 oz seltzer water. • Chilled, sugar-rimmed glass • Shake and serve with orange […]

Face The Future

Brittany Witt Age 16 Marian High School Rarely does a freshman burst onto the scene in High School athletics and make their mark, but that’s just what Brittany Witt did for Marian High School last fall. Straight from the halls of St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Elkhorn where she was […]

Rising Star

Mason Meier Age 13 Elkhorn Valley View Middle School Having competed since the age of 8, Mason Meier has developed into one of the area’s rising young stars on the youth tennis scene.  Meier trains 4 or 5 nights a week to compete in both the 14s and 16s Divisions, […]

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 […]