Ryan Roenfeld

Ryan Roenfeld spent most of his life in the Loess Hills of Glenwood where he was once elected 1st Ward City Councilman with 11 write-in votes. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, former president of the Historical Society of Pottawattamie County, and the author of Wicked Omaha and a variety of other local history books available wherever you forcefully demand your local bookstore carry them. Find him at @RyanRoenfeld on Twitter or at

Ryan Roenfeld’s newest book, Secret Omaha: A Guide To The Weird, Wonderful, And Obscure, documenting the history of Omaha was published in May 2021 by Reedy Press, part of their Secret series. You can find some of his other works on Amazon.

Ryan Roenfeld, is essentially 200 pages of why Omaha isn’t as boring as most people think. Secret Omaha contains the history of over 80 odd places around the Omaha Metro area, most of which are free to visit.


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