Tag: February 2021

Smart Fitness

The single greatest barrier to health is often time. Not just finding time to exercise, but time itself with regard to the natural aging process. Loss of strength is the biggest problem as we age. It leads to weakened cardiovascular health, decreased bone density, and a slower metabolism. But there […]

A Second Chance

Dr. Zach Kucera knows what it’s like to come back after facing adversity. During his junior year at Doane University, his baseball career came to a screeching halt after suffering a herniated disc that required emergency surgery. Told he would be limited to only daily living tasks and would never […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Edge of the Universe The bartender: Rachel The drink: Fairy Dust Step 1: What you need: 2 oz vodka 1 oz triple sec Drinkable glitter Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in a shaker over ice Step 3: Shake well Step 4: Sprinkle the drinkable glitter into your […]

Meatball Madness

At first glance, The Blackstone Meatball – West looks much like any hip west Omaha establishment: intriguing wallpaper, contemporary furnishings, dark, jewel-toned paint, and a cozy wood bar lined with copper mule mugs. The vibe is playful and a bit nostalgic—from the kitschy aeronautical theme (a nod to the founder’s […]

Downtown Omaha’s The Farnam

There is a metamorphosis occurring in Omaha’s downtown, and The Farnam, Omaha’s new, curated, boutique hotel, energetically connects the city’s contemporary vibe with the heartbeat of its famous Old Market historic district. Located at 1299 Farnam Street, The Farnam will be Nebraska’s first Marriott Autograph Collection hotel and will transform […]

Distinguished Decks

The home improvement industry saw a big increase last year, as people spent more time at home during the pandemic. Outdoor living as an extension of the home has become popular, especially one that can be relatively maintenance-free. Composite decking is not new to the market, but not all composite […]

What is Probate?

Probate, at a base level, is a process used in the court system to satisfy creditors and distribute assets of a deceased person to his or her beneficiaries, either named in a Will or based on Nebraska law (if the person died without a Will). The probate process applies to […]

Warm Weather Vacation Home, Anyone?

As we sit in the cold winter weather, have you ever asked, “Why do we live here, it is cold and we do not see the sun for months?” I personally ask myself this numerous times during the winter. In 2017, I visited Arizona for the first time and absolutely […]

Going for Gold

Kids often try numerous activities before they find one that sticks. But when 11-year-old Faith Crooks stepped onto an ice-skating rink for the first time four years ago, she was immediately hooked. It was no surprise to her father, Chris, who grew up playing and later coaching hockey, but what […]

Serving up Success

Nora Wurtz is not a typical Varsity Corner athlete. She plays Varsity volleyball for DC West High School, but she and her family live on a farm outside of Valley, NE, and she has responsibilities that many other athletes don’t share. “My family raises Simmental and SimAngus cattle, so I […]