Two Omaha Businesses in Midtown Crossing spotlighted nationally

In the heart of Omaha’s Midtown Crossing neighborhood, where the community thrives and the retail scene is vibrant, two businesses have recently made waves on the national stage. Modern Love, a popular vegan restaurant, and Corky Boards, a local wine and paint event center, have both garnered attention that extends far beyond the city limits. 

Modern Love Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This fall, Modern Love, a gem in Midtown Crossing, achieved a culinary milestone by being featured on the renowned Food Network show “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.” Hosted by the iconic Guy Fieri, the episode showcased the restaurant’s delectable offerings and introduced the nation to their unique vegan delights.The announcement, teased on social media with the caption “The rumors are true, we flavortown’ed,” had the entire community buzzing with anticipation. Modern Love’s appearance on the show was highlighted by the presentation of their mouthwatering Nachos Molo and Oyster Mushroom Fried Chick’n. Guy Fieri himself tested and approved these dishes on the Farnam Street location, sealing Modern Love’s place in Flavortown.The episode, which first aired this fall on Food Network, gave viewers a taste of Modern Love’s commitment to providing delicious vegan options in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The fact that Guy Fieri visited the restaurant in his famous red Camaro added an extra layer of excitement for both the staff and patrons.

Corky Boards Featured on Local Love

Meanwhile, just a stone’s throw away from Modern Love, Corky Boards was making its own mark on the national stage. This local hotspot, known for its welcoming atmosphere and fun painting opportunity, was recently featured on the latest episode of “LOCAL LOVE.”

The Very Local app, available on all devices, provided eager viewers with a sneak peek of Corky Boards’ spotlight moment. The full episode, along with the rest of the season, is available for download, allowing audiences to immerse themselves in the unique charm of this Midtown Crossing entertainment establishment.

Corky Boards expressed gratitude to Very Local for featuring them and to the patrons who made their appearance on the show possible. The episode showcased not only the wide array of painting options but also the lively and inclusive environment that makes Corky Boards as well as its sister venue, Corky Canvas, a beloved spot for locals and visitors alike.

Local Businesses Thrive in Midtown Omaha

In the heart of Omaha’s Midtown Crossing, Modern Love and Corky Boards have become shining examples of local businesses achieving national recognition. From the Flavortown stamp of approval at Modern Love to the charming spotlight on Corky Boards in “LOCAL LOVE,” these establishments are not only contributing to the local community but also making a name for themselves on a broader scale. As we celebrate their success, let’s continue to support and cherish the unique businesses that make Midtown Crossing a vibrant and unforgettable destination.

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