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IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending

New Restaurant Opens in Dundee

Duggers Café opened at 4950 Dodge Street. Duggers Café’ is open from 6 – 3 Monday – Friday and 6:30 – 3 Saturday and Sunday. Serving breakfast all day and lunch.

Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

Midtown Crossing Announces Public Art Project to Celebrate 5th Anniversary

Midtown Crossing will mark its fifth anniversary with a community celebration and the launch of Spreading Our Roots: A Community Art Celebration featuring the Trees of Midtown that promises to transform Turner Park tree by tree. » Read more..

Midtown Crossing Unveils Blazing Summer Events Lineup

Midtown Crossing is planning to make the summer sizzle with a jam-packed mix of new events and established fan favorites – everything from live music to outdoor movies, bocce ball to yoga. Midtown Crossing Logo » Read more..

Go green with eco-friendly events at the Library

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, making the entire month of April the perfect time to increase awareness about going green. At Omaha Public Library (OPL), every day is earth day!
Did you know that Watt Detector devices are available for checkout at all 12 OPL branches? In partnership with Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), OPL has Kill-A-Watt devices that can be used to measure the amount of electricity your household appliances use. You may also pick up Omaha recycling bins at several OPL locations: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (2100 Reading Plz.), Charles B. Washington Branch (2868 Ames Ave.), Milton R. Abrahams Branch (5111 N. 90th St.), Saddlebrook Branch (14850 Laurel Ave.), and South Omaha Library (2808 Q St.). » Read more..

2015 Bike for Sight set for April 25

Curing blindness through pedal power

The University of Nebraska Medical Center Prevention of Global Blindness Division at the Truhlsen Eye Institute will host the 2015 Bike for Sight on Saturday, April 25, at Miller’s Landing on the downtown Omaha riverfront. The charity bike tour aims to raise awareness and funds to support vision restoring cataract camps in third world nations. » Read more..

Storybook characters come to life at Omaha Public Library

Omaha Public Library (OPL) welcomes all ages to Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St., on Sunday, April 12, 1-4 p.m., for a Storybook Land celebration! Life-sized characters from children’s literature will be on hand including Cinderella, Danny’s Dinosaur, Little Critter, Llama Llama, Pete the Cat, Saggy Baggy Elephant, and the Very Hungry Caterpillar. OPL’s beloved mascot Scamper will also attend the festivities. » Read more..

Maud Boutique is Closing

April 25th Maud Boutique will be closing its doors. Now that the brick and mortar is closing, they will be liquidating furniture and merchandise. While store hours will be mostly consistent, call to make sure they open, or watch for updates on Facebook. They still have amazing pieces and fixtures to part with, so it’s definitely worth checking out.