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Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 2:20pm. 130 Views, 0 Comments.
As many of you may know, Prudential Ambassador has been a strong supporter of the Sunshine Kids cancer charity for many, many years.
Created in 1982, the Sunshine Kids organization provides events and emotional help to young children with cancer and their families. Support goes to children all over the country, including Omaha's own Children's Hospital and UNMC.
Prudential offices throughout the United States support this wonderful organization and one of the ways our Omaha office raises funds is through our annual Sunshine Kids Charity Event. This year's event will be held April 25th starting at 5:30 pm at our Prudential Ambassador building on California Street.
Click the links above to learn more about the Sunshine Kids organization or…
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 3:53pm. 109 Views, 0 Comments.
Nebraska Crossing Redevelopment
The Gretna City Council has just approved the Nebraska Crossing Redevelopment Plan. This approval has moved the redevelopment project one step closer to reality. The next step is to complete a detailed agreement with the developers. When that agreement is approved, the $112 million dollar project can begin.
Developers say they already have 25 committed tenants out of a probable 60 when the project is complete. Gap, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers and White House Black Market are among the future tenants. The monetary return on investment should be a boon for the City of Gretna.
Ten reasons to visit Omaha Children’s Museum | Children's Museum National Medal Finalist | Omaha Public Library
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 5:31pm. 135 Views, 0 Comments.
Omaha Children's Museum
Huge congratulations to The Omaha Children’s Museum and Omaha Public Library! Both institutions have been named as Finalists for a National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services! This award recognizes the services provided to a community and celebrates the difference these kinds of wonderful destinations make in a community.
When I meet people from outside the city looking at real estate in the Omaha area, I am often asked what there is to do in Omaha. The list is long. We are so fortunate to have people supporting such a wide variety of award winning, affordable family activities in the metro area. In addition to great schools and affordable real estate, we can add these great institutions to the list…
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at 3:36pm. 100 Views, 0 Comments.
Change is coming to the Crossroads Mall
Ah... 72nd and Dodge... a trip from one side of Omaha to the other usually takes me, and I'm guessing many of you, through that intersection. I'm excited to learn that there are big plans afoot for a major redevelopment of what city planners call the Crossroads Economic Developement Zone.
New stores, a public park, a hotel, a transit hub, maybe even a new branch of the Omaha Public Library. If things go as planned, spring of 2015 will bring us a new go-to destination in the heart of the city!
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 8:21am. 289 Views, 0 Comments.
Attractions in Omaha, Nebraska
When people think about Omaha, Nebraska they probably think of steak and the College World Series. Fortunately, Omaha has a lot more to offer than just beef and baseball!
For instance, Omaha houses the “Henry Doorly Zoo.” The Henry Doorly Zoo is one of the most interactive zoos not only in the country, but in the entire world. They have the biggest indoor desert on the planet, plenty of interesting animals (such as huge sea turtles and sharks!) and numerous other exhibits and activities.
For the avid golfers of the family, Omaha offers 17 public and semi-public courses. With pretty rolling hills and beautiful tree lined fairways, there’s something for every skill level available and plenty of different…
Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 5:20pm. 253 Views, 0 Comments.
Make M's Pub Your New Favorite Eatery at Old Market District in Omaha
M's Pub is a decadent establishment that has steadily risen in popularity over the past few years as its reputation for great service and even greater food spread across Omaha, Nebraska. Located in the Old Market District in Omaha, you'll find this chic not-so-little 'pub' to exude an ambiance of calm and collected luxury, which may not be what you expect upon hearing the name alone; M's Pub doesn't do the gourmet quality of their menu enough justice, but perhaps that's part of the allure. However, don't confuse exquisite with expensive – although there are dinner entrées on the menu that exceed $30, you can get some truly phenomenal sandwiches for less than $10 if you're in the mood…
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 11:25am. 428 Views, 0 Comments.
A Unique Omaha Dining Experience at Upstream Brewing Co.
Located in the iconic Old Market district of Omaha, Nebraska, this delicious and original restaurant is home to some of the finest ales and dining in the State's largest city, and is a must see stop for any serious foodie in the area. Locals and visitors alike find a unique and memorable dining experience at the Upstream Brewing Company. This delicious restaurant is surprisingly low price with most entrées coming in well under $15, but for the price you will be very impressed with the quality of food and service. And of course, you can't eat at the Upstream Brewing Company without enjoying one of their fine house ales or international beers.
Upstream has some very tasty dishes for you to…
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 10:41am. 519 Views, 0 Comments.
Don't Miss the Nickelback Here and Now Concert
on May 22 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha
One of the biggest event this month in Omaha, Nebraska is without a doubt going to be the Nickelback Here and Now concert on the Tuesday before Memorial Day, which will be May 22nd. You'll want to go ahead and buy tickets as soon as possible if you haven't already, as they've already been on sale for near three months now. Fortunately, since the CenturyLink Center is an enormous venue you don't really have to worry about them being sold out, but it's always better safe than sorry - tickets are around $90 at the time of this writing, and are most conveniently available at TicketMaster online.
Nickelback is one more in a long line of world-famous musicians and
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 2:32pm. 256 Views, 0 Comments.
Omaha, Nebraska makes a great home for any nature enthusiast, as it's nearly impossible to find a home outside the influence of prairie life. But even in a city like Omaha where nature is constantly present, it can be easy to become immersed in the bustling city life – sometimes you need a deep breath of nature to clear your mind, and that's what this brief guide is all about. Check out these four beautiful outdoor parks that make a great place to spend an hour enjoying nature without the distractions of everyday life:
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park – Host to a Lodge-style resort, this park has a ton of stuff to do whether you're staying the night or just enjoying the park for free during the day. You'll enjoy fishing, swimming, family activities,…
Monday, April 23rd, 2012 at 11:58am. 323 Views, 0 Comments.
Are you and your family looking for a fair price on a new home in a healthy community? Elkhorn is home to 3 subdivisions in Omaha – Elkhorn Highland, Elkhorn Highland Ridge and Elkhorn View Estates – and offers a variety of housing options, so whether you're a first time home buyer or a family looking to expand there's definitely something for you here.
In a setting of wide-open grassy fields, nature trails, and all around beautiful scenery, you'll find that the majority of houses in Elkhorn are in the $150 – $500 range. Property in Elkhorn is defined by big spacious floor plans on the interior and expansive yards with a healthy amount of greenery on the exterior.
A Brief History of Elkhorn
What is now one of the nicer real estate areas in Omaha,…