tag: old market

April 8th, 2010


Appreciate What You’ve Got

I had the fortune of attending the Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala tonight at Omaha’s Qwest Center. Much like many after-hours work functions, my initial anticipation was that we’d be saying hi to familiar faces and then sitting through the standard presentation of boring Old Guy Stuff. I was pleasantly surprised to leave the event with a different feeling altogether.

December 3rd, 2008


Going the Distance

In 2008, two childhood friends decided to start their own distance relay race to raise awareness and money for the trails system of Nebraska. The Market to Market Relay stretched 86 miles from the Old Market in Omaha to the Historic Haymarket in Lincoln. The route started and ended on downtown brick roads, but it twisted through small towns and smaller farmsteads, into state parks, over streams and rivers, and across the plains of Nebraska.

With the route mapped and preparations made, Read More