From Dawn to Dusk: Your Day in Midtown Crossing

It’s impossible to take in and explore everything Midtown Crossing has to offer in a single day, but this handy guide will help you to navigate a day-trip here. From a warm coffee to a night at the movies, here is our suggestion for a day in Midtown Crossing. 

Start the morning with a warm beverage from Culprit Café
Whether you’re an early riser or late snoozer, Culprit Café is the perfect spot to start the day. They have coffees ranging from americanos to macchiatos, all featuring their signature, rich blend of beans. Not a coffee fan? They also have a delicious assortment of teas ranging from chai lattes to their signature London Fog. If these drinks have your taste buds watering, wait until you try one of their breakfast sandwiches. … Overall, a perfect way to start your day.

Browse The Afternoon and hutch
Head to The Afternoon and browse their always-changing supply of fun gifts and trinkets including hand-warmer mugs and eccentric home finds. Then on to hutch – from trendy furniture and lighting, to rugs and art, and even a full succulent bar where you can plant your very own succulent!

Sit down for lunch
Stomach growling? Luckily Midtown Crossing has the best dining experiences near Downtown Omaha and the University Nebraska Medical Center. We offer all types of dining experiences - as well as outdoor patios overlooking Turner Park. Click here for neighborhood lunch favorites. 

Stroll Turner Park with your favorite person or pet
Next, work off the lunch calories with a stroll around beautiful Turner Park. Sometimes called the Central Park of Omaha, Turner Park is a great way to enjoy the beautiful weather and Midtown Crossing. Plus, your leashed pets are always welcome!

Bring out your competitive side with Spielbound
Challenge your friends and family to one of more than 2,400 games offered at Spielbound, a board game cafe. Feeling extra competitive? Make a bet that the loser buys drinks from Spielbound’s café of coffee and booze.

Pull up a seat for dinner
From wings to Mexican and vegan to burgers; you’re in for a dinner treat at Midtown Crossing! Can’t settle on just one restaurant? Start things off with appetizers at one restaurant, your main course at another and dessert at a third restaurant! The best restaurants in Omaha await; click here for a full listing.

Relax and enjoy a movie at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Lights, camera, relaxation! Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers the best of food, film and drink all in one seat. (A recliner seat to be exact!) Complete with the Liquid Sunshine Taproom and a mix of first-run films and curated specialty programming, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will turn your new favorite movie into an unforgettable experience. 

Cap off the night with a drink at Proof
Finally, end your Midtown Crossing day with a whiskey dram or craft cocktail at PROOF. Hundreds of whiskeys from around the world, a bountiful spirits list, and hand-crafted cocktails await. This extensive selection of drinks, made with the freshest ingredients, will be sure to end your day on a high-note.


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