The Saratoga neighborhood has existed since Nebraska was on the edge of the Wild West. After its glorious revelry during … More
A History of the Military Theater
This is a history of the Military Theater, which operated from 1928 to 1975 in North Omaha. Today the building is home to Grace Apostolic Church.
A History of the Grand Theater
This is a history of the Grand Theater near N. 16th and Locust. It was open from 1914 to 1931, and stands still today.
A History of the Beacon Theater
This is a history of the Beacon Theater in North Omaha, Nebraska.
History of 2410 Lake Street
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 History of the Ritz Theater
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.
A Biography of Frank E. Goff
“Daddy” Frank E. Goff was Omaha’s pioneer showman, and this is a biography of his life.
A History of the North Star Theater aka the Ames Theatre
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.
A History of the Corby Theater
This is a history of North Omaha’s Corby Theater, an unprotected gem that could be demolished anytime.
A History of the Minne Lusa Theater
A short history of Minne Lusa Theatre, including its neighboring drug store, furniture store and much more.