Articles by clairesloan

A Night in the Historic Old Market District

A Night in the Historic Old Market District September 21, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
The best place to head for a night out in Omaha is the Old Market district. Bordered by South 10th Street and the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District in downtown Omaha, Old Market features a number of bars, pubs, theaters and restaurants within close proximity of each other. The area is listed...

Gorat’s Steakhouse: A favorite of Warren Buffett

Gorat’s Steakhouse: A favorite of Warren Buffett September 14, 2010 | Food | Read More
For some of the best steak in the United States, head to Gorat’s Steak House. The restaurant has been a favorite in Omaha since it was founded in 1944 by Louis and Nettie Gorat, and is frequented by billionaire Warren Buffett. Gorat’s is probably the best place to scope out celebrities while in Omaha...

The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum September 7, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
To learn more about the history of Omaha, Nebraska, and surrounding regions, check out the Durham Museum. The museum is housed in what used to be Union Station, which was built in 1931 and once served millions of rail travelers on their way out West or East. The building itself is a cool, fine example...

The historic Cornerstone Mansion

The historic Cornerstone Mansion September 1, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
When Charles and Bertha Offutt built their 10,200 square foot home in 1894, Omaha’s economy was booming. This was due mostly to the recent expansion of the First Transcontinental and Union Pacific Railroads, as well as the founding of the Union Stockyards. The Offutt House is a testament to the wealth...