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Will Forte’s Omaha picks

Will Forte, one of the stars in Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska,” dishes with the New York Times on where he ate and what he liked while he was in Omaha: Did you take any detours while shooting? “I had an extravagant … Continue reading

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Nebraska Wine and the Drought

Last week I spent a morning at James Arthur Vineyard in Raymond, Neb., watching a crew finish one of the earliest grape harvests ever in Nebraska. I was there for a story I wrote for yesterday’s paper, about how this … Continue reading

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Sunday night in Omaha

Sometimes things happen in our city that make me feel like I’m somewhere else. Somewhere cooler, more adventurous, probably on the coast. But last night was one of those nights in Omaha that makes me remember that I live in … Continue reading

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Small town Sunday

Yesterday I went to my good friend Cara’s hometown, Brainard, Neb., for the town’s annual Community Fund Drive. Basically, it’s a giant sale in the town’s firehall that includes boxes of random items for $1, $2 and $3, a bake … Continue reading

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On being meatless in the Midwest

This morning, a number of friends sent me this article from the New York Times, about being a vegetarian in the Midwest. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out and then read on. (That’s me eating meatless at … Continue reading

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