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National Public Gardens Day: 10 Under-The-Radar Gardens To Visit This Mother's Day (PHOTOS)

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 6th 2011 07:30 AM

American Public Gardens Association

May 6th marks the 3rd annual National Public Gardens Day. Created to bring awareness to the importance of public gardens in promoting environmental stewardship and plant and water conservation, the day will see some 500 events across the country to celebrate America's public gardens.
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Omaha Slang

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 20th 2010 04:36 PM
Omaha Slang

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When you think of Omaha, you probably envision mile upon mile of flat, green farmland covered in corn or wheat. Although that image isn't too far from the truth, the city has quite a lot more going for it. A well-established indie music scene has bred some interesting Omaha slang, as has the presence of high-tech companies and big business. Indeed, a couple of the most colorful Omaha slang terms are related to the success of the town's most famous son, Warren Buffett. Here's a rundown of some popular Omaha local lingo:
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Omaha with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Shanea Patterson. Posted Oct 11th 2010 09:24 AM
Omaha with Teens: A Family Vacation


If you are planning a trip to Omaha with teens, you may wonder how you will keep them entertained in Nebraska. You may be surprised to find that Omaha is an open field of possibilities for all sorts of family fun. There is no shortage of things to do on an Omaha family vacation with teens, from Omaha's amusement parks and museums to its malls and gardens. Your agenda will be so full that you won't know where to begin!
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Best Public Restrooms in Omaha

by WriterGirlLinds. Posted Aug 27th 2010 04:35 PM
Public Restrooms Omaha


It can happen anywhere -- you need to use the restroom but there is nowhere to go. Public restrooms have long been thought of as dirty, minimally cared for facilities. The public restrooms in Omaha, however, offer a few pleasant surprises. Here are my recommendations for the top five public restrooms in Omaha. Hopefully, they'll come in handy when emergency situations arise.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Omaha

by Jessica Meschke. Posted Aug 18th 2010 02:23 PM
Photo Opportunities Omaha

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If you're planning to visit Omaha, Neb., there are a few places – and times of year – that should definitely be on your list, in order to get the best photographs of this Midwest hub of activity. Here's a list of the best photo opportunities in Omaha.
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