Author: Kathy Rygg

High-tech Heartland

With all that Omaha and the State of Nebraska have to offer, one of the biggest concerns shared by business, organizations, and government is the continued struggle to retain and attract tech workers. Community leaders have addressed the issue at various levels for a number of years but found it […]

Raising the Bar

Arcosanti, Inc. is a unique name befitting a unique company. The name stems from the words “architecture” and “ecology,” both of which have been passions for decades for local owner and Omaha native Scott Tafoya. What started as a roofing company has grown to include gutters, siding, and now custom, […]

Room to Grow

Entrepreneurs are all too familiar with the challenge of starting a business out of their home or small office, only to quickly find themselves in need of a larger space. Rather than go through the frustrating process of driving around town looking for lease signs, enlisting the help of an […]

A Name to Remember

Jack Speichert is a name that will soon be celebrated by families from not just Omaha, but from across the country. At just two-years-old, Jack was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer that he bravely fought for 13 months, but unfortunately did not survive. Following his passing, Jack’s […]

Embracing Wellness

As people continue to live longer, healthier lives, the idea of senior living is changing. This population doesn’t just want nicer living spaces and more dining options—they want to live in a truly active community that provides an environment of total wellness, encompassing physical, mental, and spiritual health through a […]

Take a Wine Walk

The upcoming holidays are marked by a variety of gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers. Following the rule to never show up to a party empty-handed, a bottle of wine, accessory, or gift basket makes for an easy, personalized gift. Vino Mas in West Omaha not only carries a wide […]

Strengthen Your Armor

It’s no secret that having a strong core is key to one’s stability, balance, and overall health. Sit-ups, ab crunch machines, and planks have traditionally been the go-to exercises to strengthen your core. But these techniques only work a portion of the muscles. In fact, more than 50 muscles comprise […]

Peace of Mind

Our loved ones are the most valuable aspect of life, and we go to great lengths to ensure they are safe, protected, and well cared for. It only makes sense that we’d want that to continue well after we’re gone, and one of the easiest ways to do that is […]

Cut Above the Rest

In a city where steak reigns supreme, offering an exceptional, quality, and consistent product can prove challenging. But when a restaurant strives for that, it often results in long-term success. That’s what Spezia’s Chef Operating Partner Brian Reilly has been focused on for the past 15 years, earning him a […]

Sound Advice

The process of buying a home is often one filled with both excitement and some degree of uncertainty. It’s an invaluable education that can also come with frustration if not handled with care. The more you know up front, the more seamless the process, and understanding all your options before […]