Author: Nicole Buntgen

Designing a dream home

The art of interior design meshes functionality with aesthetics to create a space that inspires comfort and joy. When Ellen Turnage, interior designer with Interiors Joan and Associates, took on a custom build project, she meticulously moved through each layer of the design process to create a dream home that […]

The Exercise Coach Makes a Healthy Impact

When Sommer and Ryan Hahn brought The Exercise Coach franchise to Omaha in May 2020, they always knew they wanted to own more than one location. The Exercise Coach is the nation’s largest personal training brand, and the Hahns were hooked on the company’s unparalleled approach and desired to bring […]

Coast to Coast Cancer Care

Cancer is a word that holds different meanings for different people. For Dr. Luke Nordquist, making cancer a part of his life means guiding his patients and providing comfort in what they face. With nearly 20 years of experience as a urologic medical oncologist in Omaha, he founded XCancer (formerly […]

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Omaha Headshot Company Makes you Picture Perfect

A person’s credibility, professionalism, and unique personality factor into the first impression they make. When Omaha photographer Lane Hickenbottom pursued headshot photography, he saw a need to be an asset for job seekers, employers, and business professionals ready to communicate confidence to their audience. While attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, […]

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Beyond the Range at 88 Tactical

To protect and serve, police officers must go to great lengths to keep their communities safe. 88 Tactical’s Founder and President, Shea Degan, knows this first hand—his background in law enforcement led him to create an organization that focuses on building people’s confidence in crisis situations. Although this stands as […]

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One Means All for Sports Owner Gary Green

The crack of a bat hitting a baseball and the smell of hotdogs and peanuts bring fond memories of days spent at the ballpark for sports owner Gary Green. His childhood consisted of family trips to Shea Stadium to cheer on Tug McGraw—his former neighbor and pitcher for the New […]

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Beyond the Stage at North Omaha Music and Arts

Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. At three years old, Dana Murray was gifted his first drum set and instantly knew he wanted to become a percussionist. After establishing his professional music career in New York City, the seasoned musician moved back to […]


Experience New Home Furnishings

Aspiring entrepreneurs can find opportunities in the smallest things, including where they reside. When Ernie Swanson opened a grocery store in the ‘40s, he didn’t realize the prominence he would have in the small town of Ceresco, Nebraska. Swapping TVs for appliances and expanding into furniture and flooring, the former […]


Helping You do What You Love

Many people enjoy going to a nice restaurant or hotel where they know the service is phenomenal. For Dr. Zach Kucera, this level of service–whether inside or outside the office–plays a vital role in his philosophy and translates into his passion for helping others through chiropractic care. After a remarkable […]


Smooth as Silk Results for Your Skin

Some friendships made in high school can last a lifetime. At 30 years old, Omaha native and University of Nebraska College of Medicine graduate Dr. Shikhar Saxena, who is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology—launched an Urgent Care practice in Papillion. When approached by a physician who owned a […]