Tag: April 2021

Raising the bar without skipping a beat

Grant Petersen is stronger than he looks. At just 10 years old, he is a Nebraska weightlifting champion with sights set on going to the Olympics someday. “I’m always trying to lift more than myself,” Grant said about what motivates him. At Nationals in December 2020, that meant a 21-kilo […]

Classic Cuts

The Committee Chophouse, located in the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel (a reinvention of the landmark Blackstone Hotel) owes its name to a group of card-playing gentlemen, hosted on Sunday evenings by Blackstone owner Charles Schimmel, who affectionately dubbed themselves “The Committee.”  Sly nods to the poker-playing group are found sprinkled around […]

Jazz up your job site

If you’ve ever remodeled a home, commercial office space, or had a roof replaced, you know that having a dumpster—and often a porta potty—parked in your driveway or parking lot is often part of the project. They can be unsightly, and contractors are familiar with their pitfalls, which can include […]

Infinite Wisdom

The pandemic has proven to be a challenging time for everyone, but it has also brought opportunities for creativity. While quarantined at the start of the pandemic and unable to attend school, Westside High School senior Andrew Li received an email from his physics teacher about a global math and […]

Rising to the challenge

Jack Sorensen’s determination, focus, and humility have helped him lead his cross country team to its highest finish in the state meet in over three years. Mount Michael high school Cross Country and Track coach John Gathje believes Jack has “helped his teammates survive and thrive during the pandemic.” As […]

Eye on Design

Seeing firsthand the level of involvement the staff of Interiors Joan and Associates had in their family member’s new construction project, our clients approached Lisa Cooper, Allied Member ASID to design their new home on an Omaha metro area lake. The goal was simple: to create an environment that would […]

Hightower Reff Law helps navigate life’s toughest events

Some of the most stressful events in life require the assistance of an attorney: divorce, death of a loved one, facing a criminal charge, or a workplace injury. Finding someone experienced who you can trust is critical, but you also want to ensure they have an entire legal team that […]

More than a realtor

For decades buyers and sellers have used real estate agents to serve as their fiduciary when buying and selling real estate; from searching for the perfect property, analyzing valuations, negotiating, and everything in-between. However, in a virtual world where things are moving faster than ever before, and accelerated by the […]

Keeping yourself in the game

It is estimated that 90 percent of elite athletes utilize chiropractic care. Beginning around 1980, the United States has been utilizing chiropractic care for its Olympic athletes. Today, all 32 NFL teams have a chiropractor on staff. Chiropractic is known for helping patients with neck pain and headaches, but did […]

Modern Farmhouse Masterpiece

Omaha natives Jeff and Andrea Cohn always knew they wanted to build their dream home on an acreage in west Omaha. They also knew the process would take time and patience—and neither of them wanted to settle for anything less than what their family desired. Fortunately, their dream quickly became […]