May 2013

Found 3 blog entries for May 2013.

Monday is the unnofficial start of summer.

If you are searching for something to do, take a look at the Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau Calendar of Events.

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Omaha is the next city to announce that fiber optic, ultra-fast Internet will be available within its city limits. CenturyLink is launching a pilot in the city to bring download speeds of one gigabit per second—that's up to 100 times faster than normal broadband speeds—to 48,000 homes and businesses in West Omaha by October 2013. If this pilot goes well, CenturyLink will expand the service to the rest of Omaha within the next two years, but the initial service will be available for the first 9,800 customers as early as May 6, 2013.

This is good news for Omaha because many of the high growth businesses in the city are high tech or Web-based, so faster download speeds means higher productivity. Even non-tech industries such as banking and healthcare can

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Architecture and decorating enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that the Omaha Designer Showcase annual event is being held from May 3 – May 19, 2013. The historical Smyth House, located at 710 N. 38th Street will be hosting this event.

Twenty living spaces in the three-story main home and carriage house, and a beautiful garden space have been lovingly decorated to reflect a wide variety of decorating styles. Dozens of decorators including Ferguson Enterprises, Interior Design Concepts and Platinum Builders LLC, Designers Touch and D3 Interiors - just to name a few - are taking part in this year's event. Tour each of the rooms and enjoy the use of color, shape and space, and perhaps pick up a few decorating ideas to take into your own home.


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