Dining review: If you're craving sushi, head to Benson's Taita
Chef Jose Dionicio has wisely refocused Taita on sushi, and the well-crafted small bites of fresh fish I tasted from his one-man sushi bar are delectable.
Maha Music Festival announces lineup; might be its best yet
August concert promises to pack Stinson Park with indie rock fans.
Nebraska's best burger determined by folks who know about this kind of thing
The Nebraska Beef Council announced the winner of its Nebraska's Best Burger contest.
Rockbrook Village restaurant Taste has a new chef
Ryan Devitt will come to the restaurant as both a chef and partner to focus on farm-to-table style cuisine.
Over Easy will host a west Omaha block party
Over Easy is playing host to a west Omaha block party this summer.
Movie review: 'Transcendence' ends up quite ordinary
“Transcendence,” a sci-fi thriller about an attempt to meld the human mind with technology, falls far short of transcendence. So far short I had to fight off sleep.
Dining notes: Dario’s has a new spring menu
Dario’s Brasserie in Dundee has a new spring menu, a new brunch menu and late night vittles.
Movie review: 'Bears' is cute — and so much more
"Bears" is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, which rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.
Movie review: 'Under the Skin's' sure to get under yours
Quiet, cryptic and never less than creepy, here's a sci-fi that doesn't do the work for you. No character rattles off a paragraph or three of exposition and back story.
Movie review: 'Haunted House 2' too much of a bad thing
Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap, you will find this fright film spoof.
What to watch: An all-new 'Hannibal' on NBC
Will rejoins the FBI to investigate a case as well as resuming his doctor-patient relationship with Hannibal, whom he still suspects is the Chesapeake Ripper.
This is the 1 beer you should drink when in Nebraska, says AOL
To celebrate National Beer Day, AOL Travel and MapQuest compiled a list of the 50 places to drink local brews in 50 states.
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. He was 87.
Hanging out with the Omaha Rollergirls before a big match
When was the last time you took in some live, rough and rowdy female roller derby? Yeah, I figured it’s been awhile.
Midtown bar will open in new location Friday
Midtown's Sullivan's Bar is set to open in its new location on Friday.
UNL students make dancing robot drones
The idea is to converge disciplines without literally colliding on stage
For two full weeks, Omaha venues will overflow with indie rock shows
Gather your tickets, call in late to work, and get yourself to the club. For the next couple of weeks, a surprising number of awesome indie rock shows hit Omaha venues. We're already wondering how we're gonna get enough sleep.
Dining notes: More Easter dining specials
Two Midtown Crossing restaurants have Easter specials.
Nightlife notes: Storz beer is being served again
Storz Triumph Lager is back on the market after a brief hiatus.
The 15 best Record Store Day releases for 2014
On Saturday, more than 500 exclusive vinyl (and some CD and cassette) releases will hit the shelves at your favorite independent record stores for Record Store Day.
A baseball player was (falsely) convinced a teammate was deaf
When it was it was finally revealed to Jeff Francoeur that Jorge Reyes wasn’t deaf, everyone had some good laughs.
Canada’s Tokyo Police Club kept on being loud
Grooves are the key to good music. That’s the way Tokyo Police Club sees it, and that’s what they brought on their four-years-in-the-making album, “Forcefield.”
Live music calendar
A roundup of live music events in the Omaha area.
Durham Museum’s ‘1968’ exhibit boasts fashions worn by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin
His famous purple felt suit jacket hangs just above his brown leather boots, next to his brown, fringed leather vest and the Sunburst Stratocaster Fender guitar.
Clever French farce will take viewers back
What: Stage comedy
Where: Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., Hawks Mainstage
When: Friday through May 11. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Exception: No performance Easter Sunday.
Tickets: $35 adults, $21 students
Information: 402-553-0800 or omahaplayhouse.com
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It’s the most performed French play in the world. Or so says the Guinness Book of Records.
Dubious list says Omaha's the second-most-spirited city in the U.S., whatever that means
Deal-giver LivingSocial has deemed "Omahanians" the second-most-spirited people in the U.S. and Lincolnites the third-most.
Omaha shop's ice cream named one of the best in the U.S.
Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream is featured in a new book focused on the best ice creams across the nation.
Missing 3-year-old boy found in claw machine at Lincoln bowling alley
He was uninjured and playing happily with the stuffed animals in the machine.