Viaduct Gardens’ greenhouse brims with thriving flora for yards and homes. The garden center carries plants that range from annuals and perennials to fruits and roses. It also stocks plant-related accessories, including hanging baskets, tiered planters, and “plant heads”—planters that resemble people heads.
With a recently opened retail outlet in Elkhorn, QC Supply equips tireless homeowners and common consumers with everything from hunting gear to lawn and garden supplies. In addition to pet supplies, the shop stocks specialty clothing and footwear. Farmers tired of low-rise jeans can slip comfortably into a pair of bib overalls ($28.89+) or a patented Bow Valley short sleeve sweatbuster tee ($8.65–$10.65). Garden growers eagerly trying to transform pale appendages into green thumbs can pick up tools ranging from a Corona extendable handle rake ($8.99) or hoe ($8.99) to an American Backyard windmill ($54.99–$79.99). A variety of pet-friendly goods, such as a Tuffy boomerang toy ($10.99) or Purina Tidy Cats litter ($6.99), appeases four-legged friends.
Hosted in conjunction with the Nebraska Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Beer Extravaganza raises money, awareness, and spirits with more than 150 types of craft and import beers. Join throngs of brew lovers in the indoor open-tasting area where beer vendors will hawk their wares and hold tryouts for the Olympic keg-stand team. Taste beloved brews and new, nutty draughts alike, or spend some time with old imported standards such as Heineken, Dos Equis, and Corona. Between sips, guests can solve lingering hops conundrums during chats with more than 25 brewers, representing beers ranging from Peroni and Pilsner Urquell to Boulevard and New Belgium. Take a postconversation breather in the beer garden, refueling with a nosh from food vendors, moseying through a contemplative stroll, or sculpting a new beard out of beer foam.
Miche bags employ a crafty design that creates a head-spinning array of custom options that prohibit bags from cultivating lint farms and spawning legions of pennies. A Miche bag base comes in two sizes (a Miche bag is a standard two-handled purse, while the Miche big bag base is more of a satchel) and can be fitted with a wide variety of striking small or large magnetic bag shells that fit snugly like cocoons of head-turning fashionableness. Boast tartan taste with a plaid Tori design for $24.95 or harness nature’s flair with a Zoe blue piece for $19.95. Additional accessories add practical pizzazz through handles and organizers that leave other spare handbags in the dust on speedy fashion runways.