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Giving Back To Those Who Serve

Through program, community heroes save when buying, selling or refinancing  Terry and Lisa Matlock are committed to helping others. Lisa, a nurse, visits elderly and disabled patients in their homes, helping them maintain their independence. Terry, a federal inspector, spent over a month in New York with the Federal Emergency […]

Outdoor Oasis

With the latest evolution of outdoor entertaining areas, your next favorite room could be the backyard A cozy nook for a fireside glass of wine. A poolside cabana bar to watch the game. A scenic getaway where the kids can play while their parents relax. The above may sound like […]

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By Land Newport Beach, California  |  The Resort at Pelican Hill When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why The Resort at Pelican Hill: Experience beauty and luxury fit for the Renaissance! Nestled along 3.5 miles of stunning California coastline, The Resort at Pelican Hill offers […]

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By Land Chicago, Illinois  |  Trump Hotel Chicago When to travel: April-Oct. When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why Trump Hotel Chicago: The consummate high-rise hotel, towering 92 stories above the Loop and Michigan Avenue, the Trump Hotel Chicago is the only Midwestern establishment boasting a Five-Star Forbes Ratings […]

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Washington, D.C. | The Hay-Adams  When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance  Why The Hay-Adams: This historic, elegant hotel is right where visitors want to be  – in the center of downtown Washington, D.C., mere blocks from some of the  country’s most famous monuments and sites, […]

Our Little Secret

When Jeff Brown and Pete Wilson aren’t coaching their “Mites” team with the Omaha Hockey Club, they head out to Lake Zorinsky, Carter Lake or Whitehawk Lake for a little pond hockey with some of the kids. “We can’t really take credit for the idea,” said Brown, but the winter months have […]

Our Passion-Checkered Past

CAL Automotive Creations drives home triumphant   As a young boy, Ron Cizek never imagined that rebuilding the 1940 Ford Coupe sitting in his father’s garage would one day become a passion of his – and never did he imagine his newfound passion would result in winning the prestigious 50th […]

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Telluride, Colorado  |  Hotel Madeline When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why Hotel Madeline: Experience Telluride, the quintessential historic mountain town, from the elegant comfort of Hotel Madeline. Surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks and located at the foot of towering ski slopes, the hotel provides valets […]

Our Little Secret

Have you heard the phrase “go big or go home”? It’s clearly something Bob Harris of Omaha believes in as his wedding proposal went well beyond the average surprise. After dating Erin Scoggins for over three years, Harris knew it was time to make his move. Once he learned that […]