A grocery store at the end of the road for the forgetful became a bar, and now stands tall in Ponca Hills. Learn about the history of the Forgot Store.
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!
For 75 years, Uncle Sam cereal was manufactured in North Omaha. This is a history of the company and its locations in the community.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
The Omaha Rod and Gun Club stepped up to foster fun and good times in turn-of-the-century Omaha.
The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!
This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.
This is a history of an iconic North Omaha restaurant that comedian Redd Foxx frequented when in town.
The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…
This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of a controversial, then popular, then forgotten idea in Omaha called the Market House.
This is the history of a sod house in North Omaha.
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).
The New Market was a large open air market along North 16th Street.
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 […]
The Live Wire Cafe succeeded in a place during a time when other businesses were fleeing. Here’s the history of this North Omaha business.
One part of Omaha has stayed in touch with its agricultural roots for more than a century. This is a history of small family farms and the changing landscape in East Omaha.
Reed’s Ice Cream was a business in Omaha for more than 25 years. This article is about their business in North Omaha specifically…
This is the story of a cafe called University Lunch once located at 3713 N. 24th St. in North Omaha. Called the “Hash House” by nearby students, it was an institution for 15 years until it closed in 1938. This is its story.