Author: Kathy Rygg

Community Connection

What was once a staple in small towns, community banks have become the unicorn of the financial industry. The right one doesn’t just become a partner in meeting your financial goals, it becomes a friend for life. Foundation One Bank in West Omaha was created 10 years ago with that […]

Midwest Mainstays

The Blackstone District is a neighborhood that has experienced tremendous growth recently, with numerous restaurants, services, and businesses enjoying the influx of residents and workers in the area. It’s what drew Corporate Executive Chef/Owner Matt Moser and Director of Operations/Owner Matt Carper both with Meadowlark Management to launch their first […]

More than a Home

Better Homes and Gardens has long been a household brand in the print publication industry. With expert advice on home décor and recipes, it has earned consumers’ trust and respect. Those same traits are also what embodies Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, and one of the newest groups to […]

Share the Season

If you haven’t been to Village Pointe in West Omaha recently, there’s no better time than at the holidays. In its 15th holiday season, Village Pointe goes well beyond shopping to offer complete experiences with restaurants, services, and numerous family friendly events. Not only does the mix of stores offer […]

Dream Palace

There is nothing more captivating than a stunning view. When that view is right outside your home, it makes the rest of the world fade away and is a treasure that’s part of your everyday life. That’s the type of view that stretches across the west side of Sogno Palazzo, […]

The Art of Technology

Technology is an integral part of our daily lives. We expect a certain level of functionality, but too often we settle for an average experience, especially in our homes. Yet many people don’t realize that one of the top AV integrators in the country is right here in Omaha and […]

Building Lifelong Dreams

A 25th anniversary is an accomplishment to celebrate in any form, but when it’s in the construction industry, that milestone is even sweeter. For builder Brian Falcone with Falcone Homes, it’s a testament to how far he’s come, from learning each trade growing up on his father’s job sites, to […]

Reading Done Right

A year ago we introduced you to MarbleSpark, a local publisher that writes and illustrates custom children’s books using a child’s name, providing a personalized gift cherished by kids and parents alike. But when founders Phil and Stacey Haussler discovered that 61 percent of children growing up in poverty don’t […]

Setting the Stage for Growth

Three years ago when Elkhorn South High School sophomore Greg Cross took on his Eagle Scout project, little did he know it was the start of something big. As a player for Elkhorn Soccer Club (ESC), he decided to raise money to improve the club’s facility at the James P. […]

Cultural Cuisine

“Way of Life”—it’s not just the translated name of Regency’s newest restaurant, Mode de Vie, it’s also the term that encompasses the inspiration behind its concept. More than a traditional French restaurant, Mode de Vie celebrates the integration of France and the many cultures it influenced: Vietnamese, African, Caribbean, and […]