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.
A theater opened to African Americans in a time when Omaha was deeply segregated, the Ritz Theater was an anomaly in the city. Here’s some of its history.
“Daddy” Frank E. Goff was Omaha’s pioneer showman, and this is a biography of his life.
This is a history of the North Star Theater, the Ames Theatre and the building standing today at N. 25th and Ames Avenue in North Omaha.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Corby Theater, an unprotected gem that could be demolished anytime.
A short history of Minne Lusa Theatre, including its neighboring drug store, furniture store and much more.