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A History of the Nite Hawkes Cafe in East Omaha

This is a history of the Nite Hawkes Cafe, located at North 16th and Grand Avenue since 1942!

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A History of Restaurants, Diners and Food Businesses in North Omaha

This is a history of restaurants in North Omaha throughout its history.

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A History of the Blue Lion Center

The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!

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A History of Skeet’s in North Omaha

This is a history of an iconic North Omaha restaurant that comedian Redd Foxx frequented when in town.

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A Short History of Carter’s Cafe

Soul food, community building and culture held sway for 35+ years at Carter’s Cafe. This article includes a biography of Lucy Carter (1901-1983).

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A History of North Omaha’s Tic Toc Diner

Built around 1905, like many historical commercial buildings in North O, 4104 North 24th Street has had several lives since it was built. Most of it is focused on the iconic Tic Toc Diner. Here’s a low-down of the history of another of North Omaha’s greasy spoons… It was a pool hall, barber shop and […]