The Parkside Cafe was located at 4438 Ames Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska, from 1959 to 1976.
This is a history of Metoyer’s BBQ in North Omaha, Nebraska, which was open from 1958 to 1985.
This is a history of LaRue’s Cafe and LaRue’s Scalp Treatment in North Omaha.
This is a history of Shadda’s Drive-In, a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska from 1955 to 1960.
This is a history of the popular Beal’s Grill, a longtime mainstay near Creighton University at N. 24th and California Streets.
From 1951 to 1963, the 24th Street Dairy Queen was serve the Black community in the Near North Side. This is a history of the business.
This is a history of the now-demolished building that once stood at 2410 Lake Street that housed a vaudeville theater, movies, a nightclub, a bowling alley, a supper club, and a teen club, as well as a bar before it was demolished in the 1970s.
This is a history of restaurants in North Omaha throughout its history.
This is a history of the Ames Plaza, opened in 1960 at North 56th and Ames Avenue in then-Northwest Omaha.
This is the story of a mansion in North Omaha built as a home to a wealthy real estate mogul that eventually became the site of a decades-long Black-owned business.
Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!
Soul food was served in mighty heaps at Omaha’s old “Black City Hall.” Learn about the legacy of the original Fair Deal Cafe…