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Regency’s rich history as a holiday tradition for families

For more than 40 years shoppers have made Regency a favorite destination, especially at the holidays. With its brick-lined interior and enclosed store-fronts only steps apart from each other, Regency was originally designed as a small-town village as part of the overall Regency development. Locals who lived in the housing […]

Elkhorn Training Camp provides a premier facility for West Omaha athletes

Athletics in West Omaha have grown at such a rapid rate, indoor training space had become nearly impossible to find. Local entrepreneurs Mike Alessandro and Max Fearnow not only recognized the problem and decided to find space for an indoor facility in West Omaha, but they went a step further […]

Cellar 426 offers a variety of wines and one exceptional view

What happens when a horticulturist and a marketing/accountant both enjoy wine? They decide to start a vineyard and open a winery, of course. That’s what Richard and Amy Hilske decided to do almost 20 years ago. Today, they operate Cellar 426 in Ashland, where they produce and sell more than […]

Four Sisters Boutique embodies generations of sophistication

When spring fever hits, ladies like to shed their heavy sweaters and boots for silky floral fabrics and shoes that show off their pedicures. There’s something refreshing and fulfilling about shopping in-store rather than online, and even more satisfying is the personal experience you get from shopping at a locally-owned […]

HETRA’s programs offer benefits that go beyond just physical therapy

“There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.” This quote by author R.S. Surtees perfectly captures that special bond between human and horse. Which is why when it comes to helping people with physical and emotional disabilities, horses are a natural fit. Twenty-eight years […]

Saving Grace food rescue helps Omaha’s hungry one truckload at a time

True change is made when just one person recognizes a problem and decides to do something about it. That’s what happened when Beth Ostdiek Smith realized how much food was being thrown away in our community. In fact, 40% of food that’s produced ends up in the trash, and yet […]

Main Street Studios and Gallery brings new life to downtown Elkhorn

Part of downtown Elkhorn’s appeal is its historic charm. During the early 1900s many of the buildings housed gas stations and service centers for motorists passing through along Lincoln Highway. One of those buildings, built in 1912, sold tires, and Tyler Curne’s grandfather used to stop there every time he […]

Echo Systems helps bring out the best in your home

Everyone’s home depends on some level of technology, whether it’s watching TV, listening to music, or getting online with multiple devices. What many people don’t realize is what type of options are available that can make their everyday use of technology at home more efficient and more pleasing. Echo Systems […]