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 Music in North Omaha
This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.
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 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 George P. Johnson
The first-ever Black-owned, operated and filmed theater company in the world was led from North Omaha.
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 Carter Lake Club
Summer fun turned into a permanent development in the city of Carter Lake.
A History of the Intersection at North 40th and Hamilton Streets
The intersection of 40th and Hamilton has a rich legacy affecting several neighborhoods. This is a history of this historic district.
A History of the Intersection of North 24th and Fort Streets
This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.